Friday, August 19, 2016

2016 Chesley Awards Winners Announced

The Chesley Awards were established by the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA) to recognize individual artistic works and achievements in the field of science fiction and fantasy.

The winners of the 2016 Chesley Awards were announced at MidAmeriCon 2, during the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, Kansas City, MO, USA (August 17- 21).

Best Cover Illustration: Hardcover Book
Todd Lockwood, 'Voyage of the Basilisk' by Mark Brennan (Tor, March 2015)
Best Cover Illustration: Paperback Book
Tyler Jacobson, 'Beyond the Pool of Stars' by Howard Andrew Jones (Tor, October 2015)
Best Cover Illustration: Magazine
Tran Nguyen, 'Uncanny #4', May/June 2015
Best Interior Illustration
Peter Mohrbacher, 'Angelarium: Book of Emanations' by Peter Mohrbacher & Eli Minaya
Best Colour Work: Unpublished
Donato Giancola, 'Beron and Luthien in the Court of Thingal and Melian', Oil
Best Monochrome Work: Unpublished
Travis Lewis, 'Symbiosis', Graphite
Best Three-Dimensional Art
Forest Rogers, 'The Morrigan', Mixed
Best Product Illustration
John Picacio, 'El Arbol' – Loteria card, Lone Boy
Best Gaming - Related Illustration
Ryan Yee, 'Fruit of the First Tree' – Fate Reforged Magic Card, WotC
Best Art Director
Neil Clarke, Clarkesworld Magazine (Cover art by Liu Junwei)
Lifetime Artistic Achievement
Kinuko Y Craft ('The Grail Of The Summer Stars')