Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Spectrum 2014 Fantastic Art Award Finalists Announced!

The judging is finished and the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at Spectrum Live in Kansas City, May 9-11th!

The finalists for Gold and Silver medals this year are:


Anita Kunz — Little Monsters
Victo Ngai — A Tiger Beer Chinese New Year
Shu Yan — Go Into the Gate
Kent Williams — The Criterion Collection Lord of the Flies (shown above)
Gabriel Verdon — Hiversaires


Scott Gustafson — Little Sambha and the Tiger with the Beautiful Purple Shoes with Crimson Soles
John Harris — Fire: the Road Beside the Wall
Petar Meseldzija — The Golden Apple Tree 1
Nicolas Delort — The End of the Road (shown above)
Kirsti Wakelin — Dreamboats, Lilies, Koi and Chang Kuo-lao


He Jie Mona — All Corners of the Country: The Lost Buildings #4
David Palumbo — Aliens #1 cover
Thomas Campi — The Red Door
Mark A. Nelson — Seasons, page 1
Goni Montes — Clive Barker’s Next Testament #6

Concept Art

Theo Prins — Kite City 2
Theo Prins — Refugees
Brian Matyas — Messenger Girl
Vance Kovacs — John Carter Punches a Thark (shown above)
Jamie Jones — Ackzero Interior


Colin and Kristine Poole — Hot Diggety Dog
Shaun Tan — Grimm Tales: Thousandfurs (shown above)
The Shiflett Bros. — Vertical Man-Tank, 1892
Jessica Dalvo — Don't Mind Me
Forest Rogers — Goblin Spider


Nicolas Delort — Rumor of Angels
Yuko Shimizu — Hair Tree
Luo Xin — Recall
Tran Nguyen — The Insects of Love (shown above)
Bill Mayer — Fragile Planet


Bill Carman — Shared Eyewear
Rebecca Yanovskaya — Ascent of Man
Ed Binkley — The Hag Griselle Pays a Visit
Justin Sweet — Blacksea
Donato Giancola — Huor and Hurin Approach Gondolin (shown above)


Jean-Baptiste Monge — Ode to the Moon (shown above)
Yukari Masuike — Riding Horse on the Freezing Day
Annie Stegg — Lilaia the Naiad (shown below)
Omar Rayyan — The Long Walk Home
Audrey Benjaminsen — Lady of Light

(via Tor.com)


  1. Congratulations to all the nominees, but especially: way to go, Rebecca Yanovskaya!

  2. Well, congratulations to nominees... Every year quality levels are higher:)

  3. Congrats everyone, beautiful work all around.

  4. Wow, these are great! I am excited just to see all the submissions that are accepted!
    James Gardner

  5. Congrats to the nominees, and can't wait to hear the winners announced!

  6. Can't wait for the show at SFAL3!

  7. congratulations to the winner!!
    Winner deserves it!!
    clipping path