The People of Chattacon 

All guests of honor, panelists, performers, presenters, artists or any other individual who may present in some way at Chattacon are booked in good faith and we have their guarantee that they will appear when we announce they will be at the convention. However, unforeseen events (illness, family emergencies or production work) may cause a particular guest to cancel. 

Debbie Hughes

Over the course of 30 years, Debbie Hughes has created covers and interior illustrations for over 80 internationally published books, magazines and CD rom Titles. She also illustrated over 200 illustrations for the Collectible Game Card Market and computer based educational materials.

Debbie has exhibited at numerous mainstream art shows as well as continuing to show at various Conventions all over the United States. Debbie has been the guest Artist at over 14 Science Fiction Conventions. In addition her works have been included in College courses on Illustration in the Science Fiction Field both in the US and abroad.

Debbie is listed at The Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction at The University of Kansas, and with the Internet Science Fiction Data Base. She is also listed in Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary, by Jane Frank, 2009.

On November 14, 2019 Debbie was inducted into the National Association of Women Artists which is the oldest women’s fine art organization in the country. Debbie joins a list of distinguished American women artists, among it’s roster were artists Mary Cassatt, Edith Prellwitz, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.

Debbie resides in North Georgia with her husband in a small cottage on Lake Lanier.

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Programming Sessions

Late Night Double Feature Picture Show

Join our young couple, Brad and Janet, as they encounter unconventional conventionists and colorful characters in a night they will never forget. Warning: singing and

Vision Ballroom C

The Arctic and the Aether

A survey of the cultural traditions and fairy tales of the Inuit, their environment and the very real monsters which dwell within the Arctic. Stanley

Vision Ballroom B

Culture, Mythology and Spirituality

Moderated by Brian Cooksey The panelists discuss how the study of cultures, myths and legends, and spiritualism of past civilizations plays a part in the

Vision Ballroom A


AGoH Melissa Gay asks the audience for key words and then makes a coherent painting out of all of those suggestions! Ongoing discussion will include