Richard Paul Mandrachio
2275 Sutter Street, #7
San Francisco, CA 94115
Richard Mandrachio is an illustrator
specializing in science
fiction and fantasy art, and has interests in Gothic horror,
architecture, the natural and ecological sciences, and
mythology. He works in graphite, pen and ink, Prismacolor
pencils, gouache, acrylics, and oils. He has been a freelance
illustrator since 1980; some of his clients include AMAZING
STORIES, The Oceanic Society, the National Park Service,
CROSSCURRENTS, Dance Montoya, and the Haight Ashbury Press.
Richard has an impressive educational
background. He has a
Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts (Cum Laude) from Queens College,
New York, and has studied at the Academy of Sciences Art Program.
He is a member of the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Artists (ASFA) and of the International Airbrush Association.
He is also a staff member of the Haight Ashbury Free Press. He
has interests in dream interpretation, Jungian symbolism,
transpersonal psychology, and ancient folklore.