The con newsletter has also come through with the results of this year’s Chesley Awards:
- Best Cover Illustration – Hardback: Stephan Martiniere (for Pyr’s edition of River of Gods by Ian McDonald)
- Best Cover – Paperback: Daniel Dos Santos (for Ace’s edition of Moon Called by Patricia Briggs)
- Best Cover – Magazine: Renee LeCompte (for Fantasy Magazine, Summer 2006)
- Best Interior Illustrations: Omar Rayyan (for Cricket magazine)
- Best Unpublished Color: Stephen Hickman (for “Galadriel’s Harp”)
- Best Unpublished Monochrome: Donato Giancola (for “Red Sonya”)
- Best 3-D Art: Laura Reynolds (for “Ice Dragon”)
- Best Gaming Related Illustration: Todd Lockwood (for “Dragons of Faerûn”)
- Best Product Illustration: Eugenio Caballero & William Stout (for Pan’s Labyrinth)
- Artistic Achievement: John Jude Palencar
- Best Art Direction: Irene Gallo (Tor)
The links off the category titles go to images of the winners on external web sites. Go look!
Update: spelling of Stephan Martiniere’s name corrected, with profuse apologies.