Spectrum 17 Awards

The 2010 Spectrum 17 Award winners were announced in Kansas City MO, February 26, 2010.


  • Gold: “Absinthe Drinker”, Sam Webber (Dellas Graphics)
  • Silver: “Never the Twain”, Craig Elliot (C.E. Gallery)


  • Gold: “Mistmantle: The Rage Tide”, Omar Rayyan (Hyperion)
  • Silver: “A Confabulation of Dragons”, Scott Gustafson (The Greenwich Workshop)


  • Gold: “The Incident”, Steven Tabbutt (Rabid Rabbit)
  • Silver: “Cloud Cave 3”, Eric Orchard (Top Shelf Productions)

Concept Art

  • Gold: “Wasp Hives”, Daniel Dociu (ArenaNet/GuildWars 2)
  • Silver: “Monuit Valley”, Ritche Sacilioc (Monuit Valley)


  • Gold: “Eel Walker”, Mark Newman
  • Silver: “Cover Girls of the DC Universe: Catwoman”, Jack Matthews
  • Silver: “Alba”, Virginie Ropars


  • Gold: “Aging Tyger”, Chris Buzelli (Asset International/AI5000)
  • Silver: “The Crow Procedure”, Sam Weber (The Walrus)


  • Gold: “The Mouse’s Return”, Ed Binkley
  • Silver: “Edgar Allan Poe”, Michael J. Deas (US Postal Service)


  • Gold: “Beyond the Past”, Eric Fortune
  • Silver: “Shaman’s Loss”, Donato Giancola
  • Silver: “Game of Chase”, Heather Theurer

All winning artwork will be included in Spectrum 17: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, (Underwood October, 2010) edited by Cathy & Arnie Fenner. Winners will receive a Spectrum Award sculpted by Joseph DeVito, which rests on a base sculpted by Tom Banwell, with either a gold or silver engraved plate bearing the winner’s name. Jurors were Bill Carman, Kerry Callen, John Fleskes, Rebecca Guay, and Iain McCaig.

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