Delighted to have been Shortlisted for Best Artwork by the ‘TOLKIEN SOCIETY AWARDS’ for ‘Days of the King’ the front cover illustration for ‘Friendship in Lord of the Rings’ by the wonderful Cristina Casagrande Published by Luna Press. Thank you so much. Jay https://jaystolkien.com/…/days-of-the-king-10th…/ Cong
Jay Johnstone was guest guests of Sentieri Tolkieniani 2023! He gave a talk and had an exhibition of his work.He also participated in the presentation and talk from Oronzo Cilli about the revised edition of Tolkiens Library. His unique and innovative illustrations draw inspiration from the iconography of the Byzantine and medieval world. https://www.sentieri
Oxonmoot – what a hoot. Just got to say what a great conference this year, fantastic talks, shows and event. A joy to catch up with old friends and make some new new ones. A special thanks to Brian and David for giving so much time to everyone. Well done the Oxonmoot Crew, setting a […]
The Athens Tolkien Symposium May 2022 The Athens Tolkien Symposium May 2022 The Athens Tolkien Symposium II was successfully completed. Over 2 days, books and academic syllabus were presented, speeches were made on interesting aspects of Tolkien’s work, excellent works of paintings were exposed and analyzed, wonderful music was heard. We had the honor of
Osric the Extraordinary Owl resulted from the collaboration of two friends: artist and illustrator Pauline Baynes and writer, dramatist and broadcaster Brian Sibley. It was a friendship spanning more than two-and-a-half decades, with many shared interests, among them the work of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis famously illustrated by Pauline and the subject of
I first met Jay Johnstone surrounded by his artwork at the Return of the Ring conference in Loughborough in August 2012 – and was struck by two things.