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[Chessmen, 1975]

Description: An original illustration for the cover of the August 1975 issue of Northwest Chess. A king, queen, and bishop are standing behind a row of small men holding clubs on a checkered floor. Behind them is lighted lantern in an archway and a stone wall that appears to be the inside of a castle.
Date: August 1975
Creator: Lisi, Victoria Poyser
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The lovers reunited, #22 illustration]

Description: An original illustration for inclusion in a children's version of Babes in Toyland, showing a young woman wearing a striped purple dress and matching bonnet in the arms of a uniformed soldier. Four other soldiers are visible in the background in the lower-left corner, a clown and a young girl are watching the couple.
Date: 1990
Creator: Lisi, Victoria Poyser
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mme Ellisette and Marmaduke, #21 illustration]

Description: An original illustration for inclusion in a children's version of Babes in Toyland, showing a man wearing a tan suit and matching deerstalker hat on the left, speaking to a young woman wearing a purple striped dress and a young girl dresses as a shepherdess with a crook. A boy is peeking out from behind the shepherdess and a lamb is standing next to her, on the right side of the image.
Date: 1990
Creator: Lisi, Victoria Poyser
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Moon Goddess]

Description: Photograph of Moon Goddess by Victoria Lisi, held by UNT Special Collections. The illustration is of a blond wavy haired woman in the middle of stars in the sky, a moon at the bottom of the page. The illustration is in a frame. Victoria (Poyser) Lisi (1949-) is a prolific artist and illustrator for science fiction and fantasy publications. After receiving her BFA from Evergreen State College, she began submitting art to sci-fi magazines for publication, and eventually won two Hugo Awards for Best Fan Artist in 1981 and 1982. Her first published artworks appeared in issues of the sci-fi magazines Galaxy and Weirdbook in 1978, while her first book cover was for Piers Anthony’s Double Exposure published in 1982. After marrying artist Julius Lisi in 1987, she began working more on collaborations with him, and changed her focus from cover art to illustrating children’s books and creating fine art.
Date: January 24, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Original artwork for cover of Shadowkeep]

Description: Photograph of original artwork for the cover of "Shadowkeep" by Alan Dean Foster, held by UNT Special Collections. The illustration is of a man with blonde hair and a red cape running up the stair in a corridor while holding a sword, turning to look back behind him. Victoria (Poyser) Lisi (1949-) is a prolific artist and illustrator for science fiction and fantasy publications. After receiving her BFA from Evergreen State College, she began submitting art to sci-fi magazines for publication, and eventually won two Hugo Awards for Best Fan Artist in 1981 and 1982. Her first published artworks appeared in issues of the sci-fi magazines Galaxy and Weirdbook in 1978, while her first book cover was for Piers Anthony’s Double Exposure published in 1982. After marrying artist Julius Lisi in 1987, she began working more on collaborations with him, and changed her focus from cover art to illustrating children’s books and creating fine art.
Date: January 29, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The story of two bears, #14 illustration]

Description: An original illustration for inclusion in a children's book titled One Minute Teddy Bear Stories, containing two images on one page. Along the left corner, there is a young boy in a room, surrounded by toys including a teddy bear wearing a bow, on a pillow. On the right side, there is an oval-shaped image of a young boy wearing patched clothing, holding a bear while standing in the snow in front of a brick wall.
Date: 1993
Creator: Lisi, Victoria Poyser
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections