shichigoro-shingo, an emerging young artist based in Tokyo, has already been gaining a reputation worldwide for his illustration work. In 2015, he attracted attention for eye-catching contributions to a TV commercial for Tokyo Mode Gakuen, a design school in Japan, and also held a solo exhibition in Russia. Other recent work includes cover art for CLARKESWORLD MAGAZINE nominated for the Chesley Award 2016 for Best Cover Illustration and a brand new Sci-Fi short story collection by Caroline M. Yoachim Fairwood Press in the U.S. He has also collaborated with Australian apparel company Black Milk Clothing. Characteristic of his paintings are distinctive combinations of textures - iron rust and skin, wire and black hair, bolts and fur. His work shows us the beauty in the organic and the inorganic coming together as one. These gorgeously detailed illustrations are sure to inspire readers imaginations.