Feng Zhu was the one artist who got me interested in concept art. When I was 14 or so I found his site and his portfolio blew me away. I knew right there that was the kind of thing I wanted to be involved in when I was older. He lead to my searching and eventual finding of ca.org.
"Astronomy offers an aesthetic indulgence not duplicated in any other field. This is not an academic or hypothetical attraction and should require no apologies, for the beauty to be found in the skies has been universally appreciated for unrecorded centuries."