A Handy Guide to This Year's Best Artist Hugo Nominees

A Handy Guide to This Year's Best Artist Hugo Nominees

When you scanned the list for the winner and runners up for Best Artist in last night's Hugo awards, did a lot of the names seem familiar? Here's a handy roundup of their art — including where you've seen it on io9 before!

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Original post by Irinel Petrescu on Observation Deck

The Hugo awards artists 2013

The Glamour! The Drama! - Names seemed familiar, here's why:


The Hugo awards artists 2013

The Hugo awards artists 2013

Best Professional Artist, Winner: John Picacio,

I remember his red-eyed Ghost, from the 2012 A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar, Bantam, July 2011 and his cover for Times Three by Robert Silverberg, 2011.


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Vincent Chong has illustrated many book covers, some creepy (in a good way.) Here's his blog.


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Julie Dillon, whose Dragon Walker was on the Concept Art Writing Prompt back in May, created the Ancient Discovery cover for the Cross Genres magazine. She also created the cover for Luck of the Draw, the 36th Xanth novel. Oh my, 36th! I had no idea the Xanth series lives on! Julie appears to like animals and dragons and I'm bookmarking her site.

The Hugo awards artists 2013


The Hugo awards artists 2013

The Hugo awards artists 2013

Dan Dos Santos has been on io9 before as well, here and here and here's how he tackled Serenity and Kalimpura.


The Hugo awards artists 2013

The Hugo awards artists 2013

Chris McGrath got "a special gold star in my book for being equally good at female-led and male-led urban fantasy, without drowning in a pool of cheese" in io9, from 2010.


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Best Fan Artist category, winner: Galen Dara


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Brad W. Foster


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Spring Schoenhut


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Maurine Starkey


The Hugo awards artists 2013

Steve Stiles

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