Artist Showcase - Johnna Y. Klukas


After a ten-year career in the defense and high-tech industries, Johnna left the engineering world to become a full-time artist and woodworker. Her work has received two Chesley Awards for Best Three-Dimensional Work from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists. She was commissioned to make the Hugo Award bases for Chicon in 2000 and Millennium Philcon in 2001, and was also commissioned to create the 2011 Tiptree Award trophy. She is a member of the American Association of Woodturners, the Southern Maine Woodturners, and the Computer Society of the IEEE. She lives in Maine.

Credit: Photo of the Artist by Tom Kidd.

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Artwork: "Ready for Launch!" (2008) by Johnna Y. Klukas, from the collection of James Reynolds.