Some good news for Star Wars fans who love going to Celebration and picking up exclusive prints from their favorite illustrators and painters: Lucasfilm has decided that the Star Wars Celebration 2020 Art Show must go on. The entire slate, coming next week; is a widely diverse offering of technique and style, the collection ranges from Chris Trevas’ photorealistic and clever depiction of a moment only alluded to in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, to Danny Haas’ gorgeous tribute to Ahsoka Tano. Every piece in the Star Wars Celebration 2020 Art Show will be available starting December 15 at 12 p.m. PT on darkinkart.com.
But first, check out an exclusive StarWars.com sneak peek below, with insights from the artists.
David Raiklen wrote, directed and scored his first film at age 9. He began studying keyboard and composing at age 5. He attended, then taught at UCLA, USC and CalArts. Among his teachers are John Williams and Mel Powel.
He has worked for Fox, Disney and Sprint. David has received numerous awards for his work, including the 2004 American Music Center Award. Dr. Raiklen has composed music and sound design for theater (Death and the Maiden), dance (Russian Ballet), television (Sing Me a Story), cell phone (Spacey Movie), museums (Museum of Tolerance), concert (Violin Sonata ), and film (Appalachian Trail).
His compositions have been performed at the Hollywood Bowl and the first Disney Hall. David Raiken is also host of a successful radio program, Classical Fan Club.