Saturday, July 08, 2017

2017 Chesley Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2017 Chesley Awards were announced at NorthAmeriCon 17 in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 6-9.

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.

Best Cover Illustration: Hardcover Book
Tran Nguyen - 'Kushiel's Dart' by Jacqueline Carey (Subterranean Press, October 2016)
Best Cover Illustration: Paperback or Ebook
Julie Dillon - 'Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy's Edge' by Assorted Authors (Astral books Amazon Digital Services, August 2016)
Best Cover Illustration: Magazine
Galen Dara - 'Uncanny' #10, (May/June 2016)
Best Interior Illustration
Greg Ruth - 'Freedom is Space for the Spirit' by Glen Hirshberg (, April 2016)
Best Gaming Related Illustration
Ryan Yee - 'Die Young', Kaladesh card set (WotC, Sept. 2016)
Best Product Illustration
Donato Giancola - 'Portal' Promotional art for Illuxcon
Best Colour Work: Unpublished
Michael Whelan - 'In A World Of Her Own', Acrylic
Best Monochrome Work: Unpublished
Allen Williams - 'The Fall of Night', Pencil
Best Three Dimensional Art
Forest Rogers - 'La Belle Crustace', premier air-dry clay & washi paper
Best Art Director
Irene Gallo - Tor/
Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award
Hayao Miyazaki