The nominees for the 2011 Chesley Awards, celebrating science fiction and fantasy ar, have been announced:

Paperback
  • Volkan Baga, for The Zombies of Oz by Christian Endres; Atlantis, November 2010
  • Jason Chan, for Geist by Phillipa Ballantine; Ace, November 2010
  • Jon Foster, for Dreadnought by Cherie Priest; Tor, September 2010
  • Todd Lockwood, for The Ragged Man by Tom Lloyd; Pyr, August 2010
  • Stephan Martiniere, for Ares Express by Ian McDonald; Pyr, August 2010
  • Anthony Palumbo, for Yarn by Jon Armstrong; Night Shade Books, 12/2010
  • John Picacio, for Elric: Swords and Roses by Michael Moorcock; Del Rey, December 2010
  • Dan Dos Santos, for Alien Tango by Gini Koch; DAW, December 2010

Hardcover
  • Kinuko Y. Craft, for Midsummer Night by Freda Warrington; Tor, November 2010
  • Don Maitz, for Blasphemy by Mike Resnick Golden Gryphon Press, 08/2010
  • Gregory Manchess, for Spectrum 17 edited by Cathy Fenner & Arnie Fenner; Underwood Books, Nov. 2010
  • John Picacio, for The Waters Rising by Sheri S. Tepper; Harper Voyager, August 2010
  • Michael Whelan, for The Way of the Kings by Brandon Sanderson; Tor, August 2010
Magazine
  • Julie Dillon, for Clarkesworld #48; September 2010
  • Nick Greenwood, for Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show #17; June 2010
  • David A. Hardy, for Analog; April 2010
  • Andrey Lazarev, for Clarkesworld #50; November 2010
  • Sergio Rebolledo, for Clarkesworld #40; January 2010
  • James Ryman, for Heavy Metal; January 2010
Three-Dimensional
  • Thomas S. Kuebler, “Scream Queen”; mixed media
  • David Meng, “Amphibiana”; mixed media
  • Mark Newman, “Eel Walker”; bronze
  • Michael Parkes, “The Letter”; bronze
  • Jordu Schell, “Ixana”; mixed media
  • Vincent Villafranca, “The Dogs of War”; bronze
Interior Illustration
  • Jason Chan, “Vilcabamba” by Harry Turtledove; Tor.com, 2010
  • Jon Foster, Four Horsemen, at Their Leisure by Richard Parks; Tor.com, April 2010
  • Donato Giancola, Middle Earth: Visions of a Modern Myth by Donato Giancola; Underwood Books, 10/2010
  • John Picacio, Elric: Swords and Roses by Michael Moorcock; Del Rey, December 2010
  • Keith Thompson, Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld; Simon Pulse, October 2010
Unpublished Color
  • Daren Bader, “Isis”; oil
  • Julie Dillon, “Planetary Alignment”; digital
  • David A. Hardy, “Portals to Infinity”; acrylic
  • Omar Rayyan, “The Favorite”; oil
  • Matthew Stewart, “Waterfall Dragons”; oil
  • Raoul Vitale, “Torin’s Quest”; oil
Unpublished Monochrome
  • Eric Braddock, “Highborne”; graphite & white charcoal on toned paper
  • Anthony Francisco, “Tikbalang”; digital
  • Ed Ko, “Drawing for Beautiful Grim”; pencil
  • Petar Meseldžija, “UNK!”; pencil
  • Ian Miller, “Triptych”; ink
  • David Palumbo, “Zombie Girl”; acrylic
Product
  • Bob Eggleton, Dragon’s Domain: The Ultimate Dragon Painting Workshop; Impact, September 2010
  • Donato Giancola, “St. George and the Dragon”, promo art for Dragon*Con 2010
  • Lars Grant-West, “Pact of the Blind”, promo art for IlluXCon 3
  • David Palumbo, “Transcend (aka Judgment)”, Heavy Metal tarot card; 2010
  • Sam Weber, “Shadow Rising” by Robert Jordan, promo art for Tor ebook; January 2010
Gaming
  • Daarken, Harbor Serpent (Magic card, Magic 2011 core set); WotC, July 2010
  • Lucas Graciano, Amorphous Drake (Legends of Norrath); Sony Online Entertainment, 2010
  • Kekai Kotaki, Gaea’s Revenge (Magic card, Magic 2011 core set); WotC, July 2010
  • Howard Lyon, Eel Umbra (Magic card, “Rise of the Eldrazi” set); WotC, April 2010
  • Matthew Stewart, Bloodshot Trainee (Magic card, “Scars of Mirrodin” set); WotC, October 2010
  • L. A. Williams, Maritime Guard (Magic card, Magic 2011 core set); WotC, July 2010
Art Director
  • Lou Anders — Pyr Books
  • Irene Gallo — Tor Books
  • William Schafer — Subterranean Press
  • Jon Schindehette — Wizards of the Coast
  • David Stevenson — Ballantine / Del Rey
Lifetime Artistic Acheivement
  • Brom
  • Jeffrey / Catherine Jones
  • Ian Miller
  • Moebius/Jean Giraud
  • Darrell K. Sweet
  • Boris Vallejo

The Chesley’s are given annually by the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists. This year’s ceremeony will be held at the Reno World Con, Renovation, August 17th — 21st.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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