Laura Brodian Freas Beraha

Illustrator Judge – Biography

Laura Beraha Freas

Laura Brodian Freas Beraha, is a Doctor of Music and a professional artist whose first national illustrations appeared in Weird Tales, Analog, Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, and in special editions of Easton Press. She has been nominated for the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists’ highest award four times. She and husband Frank Kelly Freas shared the Chesley Award for the joint painting Scribe. If you listen to classical music on National Public Radio, you have heard her hosting Music Through the Night and other classical segments.

She became a judge of the Illustrators of the Future Contest in 1996.

“Many of our winners go on to have very successful careers…. I’ve had a successful career as an illustrator and now I want to see others do the same.” —Laura Brodian Freas Beraha

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