Nick Gucker occupies his nights perched at his art table conjuring up nightmare visions and freakish delights out of ink, charcoal, watercolor and acrylic media.
His art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror and weird fiction publications both print and online. His illustrations embellish publications from Word Horde, Spectral, Deadite, Swallowdown, Eraserhead, Perilous, Splatterpunk, Blysster, Uncle Mike’s Woldwide, Ulthar, Eryx, Martian Migraine, Dunhams Manor, Dynatox, Lovecraft eZine and Sinister Grin Press.
In 2012, Nick won the Pickman’s Apprentice Iron Artist challenge at the Portland HP Lovecraft Film Festival and had the honor of creating artwork used for the 2013 HP Lovecraft Film Festival posters and merchandise.
Nick has exhibited his works in a variety of group gallery shows, from Alaska to Rhode Island to the Pacific Northwest. In 2014, Nick had his first solo show at Spectrum House in Georgtown, WA called “A Compendium of Curious Creeps”, which ran for two months.
Nick’s artwork also appeared in two music videos produced by Phil Mucci and Diabolik Films.
In addition, Nick’s unique; one-of-a-kind custom commission pieces grace the walls, clothing and limbs of various and sundry patrons of the arts from near and far.
His book, featuring illustrations based on the works of
William Hope Hodgson, was release on December 2nd 2016 and is