For 25 years Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art has been celebrating imaginative works by creators from around the world. During a ceremony in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, May 5, 2018, the celebration continued with the presentation of Gold and Silver Awards for exemplary art in eight categories: Advertising, Book, Comics, Concept Art, Dimensional, Editorial, Institutional, and Unpublished. The ceremony was held in the historic Brookledge Theater and presided over by Spectrum’s Director and publisher, John Fleskes. Presenters included such luminaries of the art community as Alina Chau, Craig Elliott, Te Hu, Tim O’Brien, Iain McCaig, Brynn Metheney, Karla Ortiz, Colin and Kristine Poole, William Stout, Paul Sullivan. Spectrum co-founder Arnie Fenner introduced a memorial video devoted to the creatives who had passed away in the previous year. Bob Self served as the master of ceremonies during the evening.
Congratulations to all of the awards recipients!
Spectrum 2018 Grand Master
Spectrum 2018 Rising Star
The Old Man and the Forest
Castle in the Stars book 2 pages 60-61
Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea page 11
Okoye and Nakia the Dora Milaje
I’ll Need Entire Cities to Replace You
Edward Kinsella III
“Nothing to See Here”
Tip of the Spear
Congratulations again to all of the recipients!