WINNERS: 2014 Chesley Awards

The winners for the 2014 Chesley Awards have been announced!

  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: HARDBACK BOOK: Todd Lockwood for A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan; Tor, Feb. 2013
  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: PAPERBACK BOOK: Kerem Beyit for The Scroll of Years by Chris Willrich; Pyr, Sept. 2013
  • BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: MAGAZINE: Dan Dos Santos for Fables #136; Vertigo, Dec. 2013
  • BEST INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION: Brian Kesinger for Walking Your Octopus, July 2013; Baby Tattoo Books
  • BEST THREE-DIMENSIONAL ART: Devon Dorrity for Cecaelia, Queen of the Ocean, clay
  • BEST UNPUBLISHED: COLOR WORK: Donato Giancola for Huor and Hurin Approaching Gondolin, oil on linen
  • BEST UNPUBLISHED: MONOCHROME WORK: Ruth Sanderson for The Descent or Persephone, scratchboard
  • BEST PRODUCT ILLUSTRATION: Julie Bell & Boris Vallejo for Jeannie’s Kitten, IlluXCon 6 promotional art
  • BEST GAMING-RELATED ILLUSTRATION: Lucas Graciano for The Last Stand of Thorin Oakenshield for The Battle of Five Armies Board Game, Ares Games
  • BEST ART DIRECTOR: Irene Gallo, Tor & Tor.com
  • LIFETIME ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Jim Burns

Congrats to all the winners!

FINALISTS: 2014 Chesley Awards

ASFA (the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists) has announced the finalists for the 2014 Chesley Awards!


Best Cover Illustration: Hardback Book – Click for Gallery
  • Jason Chan - Lost Covenant: A Widdershins Adventure by Ari Marmell; Pyr, Dec. 2013
  • Kekai Kotaki - Quintessence by David Walton; Tor, March 2013
  • Maurizio Manzieri - Book of Iron by Elizabeth Bear; Subterranean Press, Sept. 2013
  • Todd Lockwood - A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan; Tor, Feb. 2013
  • Michael Whelan - A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson; Tor, Jan. 2013
  • Allen Williams - Light Reading, Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling; Tor, March 2013

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WINNERS: 2009 Chesley Awards

The winners of the Chesley Awards, recognizing individual artistic works and achievements, have been announced:

BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: HARDBACK BOOK

Donato Giancola, A Book of Wizards edited by Marvin Kaye (SFBC, April 2008)

BEST COVER ILLUSTRATION: PAPERBACK BOOK

John Picacio, Fast Forward 2 edited by Lou Anders (Pyr, November 2008)

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