Monday, May 09, 2016

#CoolArt: Spectrum 23 Award Winners

Winners of the 'Spectrum 23: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art Awards' were announced at the Society of Illustrators on Saturday, May 7.

The Gold and Silver Award Winners in each of the categories - Advertising, Book, Comic, Concept Art, Dimensional, Editorial, Institutional and Unpublished - plus Rising Star Award and the Grand Master Honouree are below.

ADVERTISING: GOLD AWARD - 'The Blessing of Athena' by Nicolas Delort
ADVERTISING: SILVER AWARD - '24 Hour Movie Marathon' by Joseph Qiu
BOOK: GOLD AWARD - 'Tom, Thom' by Rovina Cai
BOOK: SILVER AWARD - 'Sorcerer of the Wildeeps' by Karla Ortiz
COMIC: GOLD AWARD - 'Tribes of Kai, page 41' by Daren Bader
COMIC: SILVER AWARD - 'Drifter' by Nic Klein
CONCEPT ART: GOLD AWARD - 'King Louie’s Court' by Vance Kovacs
CONCEPT ART: SILVER AWARD - 'Journey to West' by Te Hu
DIMENSIONAL: GOLD AWARD - 'The Morrigan' by Forest Rogers
DIMENSIONAL: SILVER AWARD - 'Adelpha and Her Sister' by Thomas Kuebler
EDITORIAL: GOLD AWARD - 'Traveling To A Distant Day' by Tran Nguyen
EDITORIAL: SILVER AWARD - 'Family Portraithausen - A Tribute To Ray Harryhausen' by Chris Seaman
INSTITUTIONAL: GOLD AWARD - 'Exalted Angel' by Tyler Jacobson
INSTITUTIONAL: SILVER AWARD - 'Behind The Veil' by Julie Bell
UNPUBLISHED: GOLD AWARD - 'Bioluminescence' by Rob Rey
UNPUBLISHED: SILVER AWARD - 'Dust Devil' by Wayne Haag
RISING STAR AWARD: Victor Maury
GRAND MASTER HONOUREE: Mike Mignola