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Recent Chesley Award Winners

2012 was the 27th anniversary of the Chesley Awards - congratulations to all of the winners! Remember, only ASFA members are eligible to nominate and to vote. If you want to be one of the few people with the power to bestow a coveted Chesley Award - NOW is the time to join or re-up your membership!


2013 Chesley winners

Presented at LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention, San Antonio, Texas, from August 29th to Sept. 2rd.

Best Cover Illustration, Hardback Book: Todd Lockwood The Wild Road by Jennifer Roberson; DAW, September 2012
Best Cover Illustration, Paperback Book: John Picacio The Creative Fire by Brenda Cooper; Pyr, November 2012
Best Cover Illustration, Magazine: Ken Barthelmey Clarkesworld #74 November 2012
Best Interior Illustration: Sam Burley “Brother. Prince. Snake.” by Cecil Castellucci; Tor.com, July 2012
Best Color Work, Unpublished: Julie Bell A Passion for the Future, oil
Best Monochrome Work, Unpublished: Raoul Vitale Last of His Kind, pencil
Best Three Dimensional Art: James Shoop Ramataur, bronze
Best Gaming-Related Illustration: David Palumbo Ereshkigal, Death Mistress (“Legend of the Cryptids”); Applibot Inc., April, 2012
Best Product Illustration: John Picacio La Sirena; Loteria card, 2012
Best Art Director: Irene Gallo for Tor
Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement: Gerald Brom


2012 Chesley winners

Presented at Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, August 30 to September 3, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL.

Best Cover Illustration, Hardback Book: Tom Kidd for Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison (Subterranean Press, March 2011)
Best Cover Illustration, Paperback Book: Matthew Stewart for The Cloud Roads by Martha Wells (Night Shade, February 2011)
Best Cover Illustration, Magazine: Lee Moyer for Weird Tales #357, Winter 2010/2011
Best Interior Illustration: Julie Dillon for The Dala Horse by Michael Swanwick (Tor.com, July 2011)
Best Color Work, Unpublished: Omar Rayyan for The Dragon and the Nightingale, watercolor
Best Monochrome Work, Unpublished: Raoul Vitale for The Yeti, pencil
Best Three Dimensional Art (Tie): Michael Parkes for Moonstruck, bronze  and  Vincent Villafranca for Robobike, bronze
Best Gaming-Related Illustration: Michael C. Hayes for Distress (2012 Core Set Magic card), WotC, July 2011
Best Product Illustration:  John Picacio for George R.R. Martin: A Song of Ice and Fire, 2012 Calendar, Random House, July 2011
Best Art Director: Irene Gallo for Tor
Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement: Jean Giraud (AKA "Moebius")


2011 Chesley winners

Presented at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, August 17th-21th, 2011, in Reno, NV.

Best Cover Illustration, Hardback Book: Michael Whelan, for The Way of the Kings by Brandon Sanderson; Tor, August 2010
Best Cover Illustration, Paperback Book: Jason Chan, for Geist by Phillipa Ballantine; Ace, November 2010
Best Cover Illustration, Magazine: Nick Greenwood, for Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show #17; June 2010
Best Interior Illustration: Donato Giancola, Middle Earth: Visions of a Modern Myth by Donato Giancola; Underwood Books, 10/2010
Best Color Work, Unpublished: Julie Dillon, Planetary Alignment; digital
Best Monochrome Work, Unpublished: Ian Miller, Triptych; ink
Best Three Dimensional Art: Mark Newman, Eel Walker; bronze
Best Gaming-Related Illustration: Lucas Graciano, Amorphous Drake (Legends of Norrath); Sony Online Entertainment, 2010
Best Product Illustration: Sam Weber, Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan, promo art for Tor ebook; January 2010
Best Art Director: Jon Schindehette — Wizards of the Coast
Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement: Boris Vallejo


2010 Chesley winners

Presented at NASFiC: The 10th Occasional North American Science Fiction Convention, August 5th-8th, 2010, in Raleigh, NC.

Best Cover Illustration, Hardback Book: Matthew Stewart for Valley of Shadows by Brian Cullen (Tor, Feb. 2009)
Best Cover Illustration, Paperback Book: Scott Altmann for The Mysterious Mr. Spine: Flight by Jason Lethcoe (Gosset & Dunlap, Aug, 2009)
Best Cover Illustration, Magazine: John Picacio for Asimov's, Sept. 2009
Best Interior Illustration: Gary Lippincott for Come to the Fairies Ball by Jane Yolen (Wordsong)
Best Color Work, Unpublished: Raoul Vitale for Unrequited, oil
Best Monochrome Work, Unpublished: Justin Gerard for Steampunk Wizard of Oz, watercolor
Best Three Dimensional Art: Vincent Villafranca for The Switching Hour, bronze
Best Gaming-Related Illustration: Lucas Graciano for Silverwing (Legends of Norrath card) Sony Online Ent.
Best Product Illustration: Matthew Stewart for Battle Under the Mountain (Illuxcon 2 ID tag, info folder and show catalog), Munchkin Press
Best Art Director: Irene Gallo for Tor Books
Contribution to ASFA: Ingrid Neilson for work on the Chesley Awards for 20+ years
Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement: Greg Hildebrandt