Spectrum 27 Awards Winners

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyThe 2020 Spectrum Awards winners for the best in contemporary fantastic art were announced on April 4, 2020.


  • GOLD: “The Shining”, Bartos Kosowski
  • SILVER: “Lilith”, Brom
  • “The Magic Flute Backstage”, Anna & Elena Balbusso
  • “The Part You Throw Away”, Alessandra Pisano
  • “Fighting in the Harpy Nest”, Bayard Wu


  • GOLD: “Ivywood”, Rovina Cai
  • SILVER: “The Three Lords of Shambhala”, Sija Hong
  • “Arthur Jermyn”, Sam Araya
  • “Penric’s Progress”, Dan dos Santos
  • “The Wind Up Bird Chronicle”, Yuko Shimizu


  • GOLD: Lightfall 1: Walk in the Woods, Tim Probert
  • SILVER: Myre: Flora, Claudya Schmidt
  • L’éveil, page 25, Thomas Campi
  • The Dollhouse Family #1, Jessica Dalva
  • Rainforest, Leif Yu

Concept Art

  • GOLD: “Devourer of Ghosts”, Wu Qinghao
  • SILVER: “Island Woodblock”, Ian Jun Wei Chiew
  • “la Marcarena”, Te Hu
  • “Xulith”, Finnian MacManus
  • “Captain Marvel Binary Powers Concept Design”, Andy Park


  • GOLD: “Space Madness”, Dug Stanat
  • SILVER: “Philosopher From The Past Coelacanth”, Michihiro Matsuoka
  • “Guardian of the Forest”, Lucas Pina Penichet
  • “Spinner of Dreams”, Colin & Kristine Poole
  • “Harpy”, David Zhou


  • GOLD: “Truth, Lies & Uncertainty: Truth”, Red Nose Studio
  • SILVER: “The Forest Yell”, Sam Araya
  • “Many Hearted Dog”, Galen Dara
  • “Blue Moon Harvest”, Angi Pauly
  • “Blue Hope”, Tooba Rezaei


  • GOLD: “The Stranger: The Seventh Faith”, John Jude Palencar
  • SILVER: “Claim the Firstborn”, Iain McCaig
  • “The Broken Sword/Throne of Eldraine”, Tyler Jacobson
  • “Quest”, Mike Miller
  • “Tymaret Chosen From Death”, Chase Stone


  • GOLD: “492”, Diego Fernandez
  • SILVER: “The Spoon Thief”, Daniel Zrom
  • “Ascent”, Axel Sauerwald
  • “Celsius 13: Junkyard Crew”, Jan Wessbecher
  • “Armorus”, Allen Williams

Grand Master Honoree

  • Terryl Whitlatch

Rising Star Award

  • Alex Dos Diaz

For more information, see the Spectrum Fantastic Art website.

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