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Astronomy & Space Art

This page contains links to astronomy and space art websites of interest, including astronomy and space art, space artists, and astrophoto image galleries. These links are provided by Sea and Sky as a courtesy to our visitors in an attempt to make these resources easy to find and use. By clicking on the links below, you will leave the Sea and Sky site. Sea and Sky is not responsible for the content of these external sites. Problems with these external links should be reported to the Sea and Sky administrator.

  • International Association of Astronomical Artists
    The IAAA is a non-profit organization whose members implement and participate in astronomical and space art projects, promote education about space art and foster international cooperation in artistic work inspired by the exploration of the Universe.

  • NASA Artspace
    NASA ArtSpace features creative works and resources that serve to inform and inspire the process of exploration and discovery through the convergence of science, art and technology.

  • SpaceArt.org
    SpaceArt.org's is a Web portal for astronomy and space artists across the Web.

  • Chesley Bonestell Space Art
    Chesley Bonestell was an American painter, designer and illustrator. His paintings were a major influence on science fiction art and illustration, and he helped inspire the American space program.

  • Cosmographica by Don Dixon
    Don Dixon's Space Art Gallery showcases more than 500 illustrations of astronomy, science fiction, and other scientific subjects.

  • The Art of Mark A. Garlick
    Mark A. Garlick is an illustrator and writer with a background in astronomy, specializing in space illustration. This website showcases around 160 of his artworks and computer animations.

  • The AstroArt of David A. Hardy
    David A. Hardy is the longest-established living space artist in the West, being first published in 1952. From working almost exclusively in water colors and gouache he has gone on to embrace acrylics, oils, pastels, photography and, since 1991, digital art in Photoshop on a Mac.

  • The Art of B.E. Johnson
    Space Art and Astronomical Art Gallery. 2D and 3D Art and Animation of Space Exploration, Spaceflight, Space Settlement, Science, Science Fiction.

  • Spacelands by Frank M. Lewecke
    Amazing Science fiction images and space paintings from German artist Frank Lewecke. Website is available in both German and English.

  • The Art of Michael Whelan
    Official website of the great Michael Whelan, an American artist of imaginative realism. For more than 30 years he has worked as an illustrator specializing in science fiction and fantasy cover art.

  • Amateur CCD Astronomy by Richard D. Jacobs, M.D.
    Deep space astronomy photos by Richard D. Jacobs, M.D. Features photo galleries of galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, and solar system objects.

  • Astronomical and Night Photography by Chris Cook
    Chris Cook's astrophotography site. Deep sky images of galaxies, nebulae, the Milky Way, the Solar System, and more in color and B&W, updated frequently.

  • Astrocruise by Philip Perkins
    An astrophotography site about photography. Features photography of both the Earth and our everything beyond the Earth, including the solar system, the milky way, galaxies, the universe.

  • Chuck's Astrophoto Page
    Astrophoto gallery featuring an impressive collection of deep space images of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters.

  • Dark Sky Images by Scott Tucker
    Astrophotography by Scott Tucker. Features image galleries of galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and the Solar System. Also includes a gallery of nature photos.

  • The Universe in Color by Robert Gendler
    Astrophoto gallery by Robert Gendler featuring image of galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and the Solar System.