The Locations category takes us on an adventure to places across Middle-earth both near and far. Revisit the peaceful Shire, magical Rivendell, Mirkwood Forest, or the dreaded Lonely Mountain.
The creator of the winning Locations entry will receive an original painting by Jerry Vanderstelt inspired by the winning entry. On top of that, the grand prize winner will get enough limited edition and personally autographed artwork worthy of a showroom! Altogether, the winner will have over $2,000 worth of fine art and prints to hang above the mantle.
Four runners up in the Locations category will receive limited edition prints from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey worth over $300.Submit an Entry
Looking to decorate your hobbit-hole with stunning artwork? Submit your own entry in the Locations category today!
Drawing since he was eight years old, Jerry Vanderstelt first became interested in science fiction through “The Chronicles of Narnia” books by C.S. Lewis. He later discovered The Lord of the Rings and the rest, the say, is history. Inspired by the beautiful and detailed storytelling of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R Tolkien, Jerry Vanderstelt’s work captures the imaginations of fans all over the world by bringing these stories, and others, to life on paper.
Jerry has worked with a diverse range of companies including, but not limited to: Scholastic books, the Franklin Mint, The Bradford Exchange, Vivendi/Universal Games, Capital One Bank, Hasbro toys, Acme Archives, Topps Trading Cards and Lucasfilm Ltd. He also works with Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema for The Lord of the Rings and the two films based on The Hobbit book, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again, fine art program.
Jerry uses the finest materials available for all of his paintings; Holbein's "Areoflash" acrylic paint on Strathmore Hotpress 500 illustration board.
For more information, visit Vanderstelt Studio's site.