Spectrum 21

Now Available from Flesk Publications

The best-selling Spectrum series continues with this twenty-first lavishly produced annual. Challenging, controversial, educational, and irreverent, the award-winning Spectrum series reinforces both the importance and prevalence of fantastic art in today’s culture. With exceptional images by extraordinary creators, this elegant full-color collection showcases an international cadre of creators working in every style and medium, both traditional and digital. The best artists from the United States, Europe, China, Australia, South America and beyond have gathered into the only annual devoted exclusively to works of fantasy, horror, science fiction, and the surreal, making Spectrum one of the year’s highly most anticipated books.

Cover art:
“The Visitor” by Rebecca Guay

Call for entries poster:
“Pareidolia” by Android Jones

The Spectrum 21 Awards were presented at a gala ceremony held in Kansas City’s historic Midland Theater on May 10, 2014. The honorees in eight categories and the 2014 Grand Master recipient are:

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  • Gold: Kent Williams — The Criterion Collection Lord of the Flies
  • Silver: Victo Ngai — A Tiger Beer Chinese New Year
  • Anita Kunz — Little Monsters
  • Shu Yan — Go Into the Gate
  • Gabriel Verdon — Hiversaires
Book
  • Gold: Nicolas Delort — The End of the Road
  • Silver: Scott Gustafson — Little Sambha and the Tiger with the Beautiful Purple Shoes with Crimson Soles
  • John Harris — Fire: the Road Beside the Wall
  • Petar Meseldzija — The Golden Apple Tree 1
  • Kirsti Wakelin — Dream Boats - Lilies, Koi and Chang Kuo-lao
Comics
  • Gold: Thomas Campi — The Red Door
  • Silver: Mark A. Nelson — Seasons, page 1
  • He Jie Mona — All Corners of the Country: The Lost Buildings #4
  • David Palumbo — No Good Deed
  • Goni Montes — Clive Barker’s Next Testament #6
Concept Art
  • Gold: Theo Prins — Refugees
  • Silver: Vance Kovacs — John Carter Punches a Thark
  • Theo Prins — Kite City 2
  • Brian Matyas — Messenger Girl
  • Jamie Jones — Blackzero Interior
Dimensional
  • Gold: The Shiflett Bros. — Vertical Man-Tank, 1892
  • Silver: Colin and Kristine Poole — Hot Diggety Dog
  • Shaun Tan — Grimm Tales: Thousandfurs
  • Jessica Dalva — Don't Mind Me
  • Forest Rogers — Goblin Spider
Editorial
  • Gold: Tran Nguyen — The Insects of Love
  • Silver: Yuko Shimizu — Hair Tree
  • Luo Xin — Recall
  • Nicolas Delort — Rumor of Angels
  • Bill Mayer — Fragile Planet
Institutional
  • Gold: Bill Carman — Shared Eyewear
  • Silver: Justin Sweet — Blacksea
  • Rebecca Yanovskaya — Ascent of Man
  • Ed Binkley — The Hag Griselle Pays a Visit
  • Donato Giancola — Huor and Hurin Approach Gondolin
Unpublished
  • Gold: Omar Rayyan — The Long Walk Home
  • Silver: Yukari Masuike — Riding Horse on the Freezing Day
  • Jean-Baptiste Monge — Ode to the Moon
  • Annie Stegg — Lilaia the Naiad
  • Audrey Benjaminsen — Lady of Light
Grand Master Award

Iain McCaig

Artists Accepted for Inclusion into Spectrum 21
A
  • Acedera, Kei
  • Altmann, Scott
  • Alzmann, Christian
  • Anderson, Richard
  • Araya, Samuel
  • Austin, Laurel
B
  • Bader, Daren
  • Baga, Volkan
  • Balbusso, Anna and Elena
  • Banks, Timothy
  • Baptiste-Monge, Jean
  • Barbieri, Paolo
  • Beatrice, Chris
  • Beckert, Wylie
  • Belledin, Steven
  • Bencina, Cristina
  • Benjaminsen, Audrey
  • Bergstrom, Martin
  • Berry, Rick
  • Binkley, Ed
  • Black, Steven
  • Bonner, Paul
  • Bora, Tuna
  • Bosma, Sam
  • Bouvier, Nicolas
  • Bradley, Noah
  • Britigan, Brian
  • Brom
  • Brom, Laurie
  • Burt, Wesley
  • Buzelli, Chris
C
  • Cai, Rovina
  • Cady-Lee, Devon
  • Campi, Thomas
  • Caparo, Antonio
  • Carman, Bill
  • Carmeli, Assaf
  • Cearley, Clint
  • Chan, Chrystal
  • Chan, Jason
  • Chiu, Bobby
  • Cho, Frank
  • Christenson, Hannah
  • Christensen, Kari
  • Chudzinski, Dan
  • Ciesemier, Kali
  • Cooper, JAW
D
  • Dalva, Jessica
  • Dara, Galen
  • de Seve, Peter
  • Deharme, Bastien Lecouffe
  • Delierre, Jeff
  • Delort, Nicolas
  • Denham, Trevor
  • d'Errico, Camilla
  • Deschambault, Martin
  • Deschamps, Eric
  • Despain, Brian
  • Diamond, Peter
  • Dillon, Julie
  • Dillon, Leo & Diane
  • Ding, Daxue
  • Dittmann, Anna
  • Dociu, Daniel
  • Dodson, Terry
  • Dorrity, Dennis
  • dos Santos, Dan
  • Douglas, Allen
  • Doyle , Adam S.
  • Duncan, Jonathan Vair
  • Droal, Pierre
E
  • Edlin, Tyler
  • Ejsing, Jesper
  • Elliott, Craig
  • Europa, Miko Maciasze
F
  • Firchow, Steve
  • Fisher, Scott
  • Flores, Oliver
  • Fortune, Eric
  • Fredrickson, Mark
  • Fung, Dominique
G
  • Garner, Alex
  • Gerard, Annie Stegg
  • Gerard, Justin
  • Giancola, Donato
  • Gianni, Gary
  • Gist, Erik
  • Godbey, Cory
  • Gore, Bruno
  • Graciano, Lucas
  • Graffet, Didier
  • Grafstrom, Robert
  • Guay, Rebecca
  • Gurney, James
  • Gustafsson, Nicole
  • Gustafson, Scott
H
  • Haag, Wayne
  • Harlow, Joel
  • Harris, John
  • Hecker, Christian
  • Hernandez, Justin
  • Hickman, Stephen
  • Holwerda, Bruce
  • Howard, Edward F.
  • Hu, Jason
  • Hu, Te
J
  • Jacobson, Tyler
  • Jimenez, Arantza Sestayo
  • Jones, Android
  • Jones, Jaime
  • Jones, Patrick J.
  • Juanzhu, Zhao
K
  • Kass, Jenna
  • Keller, Nick
  • Kim, Jaemin
  • Kincaid, Kim
  • Kinsella, Edward
  • Kline, Ki
  • Kotaki, Kekai
  • Kovacs, Vance
  • Kowch, Andrea
  • Kuebler, Thomas
  • Kunz, Anita
  • Kwan, Tobias
L
  • Larriva, John
  • Law, Stephanie Pui-Mun
  • Lee, Yip
  • Levin, Matthew
  • Levinsky, Jon
  • Lewis, Matthew G.
  • Li, Shuxing
  • Lockwood, Todd
  • Lossel, Yoann
  • Love, Jeffrey Alan
  • Lui, Esther
M
  • Mackenzie, Ashley
  • Malyon, Serena
  • Manchess, Greg
  • Maniak, Slawomir
  • Manomivibul, Michael
  • Mansfield, Nathan
  • Martinicki, Pavol
  • Masuike, Yukari
  • Matyas, Brian
  • Mauro, Ben
  • Maury, Victor
  • Max. Qin.
  • Mayer, Bill
  • McBride, Aaron
  • McCaig, Iain
  • Meeks, Miranda
  • Meng, Fiona
  • Meseldzija, Petar
  • Meyer, Jennifer L.
  • Miller, Kelly
  • Minaya, Eli
  • Mitchell, Bruce D
  • Mohrbacher, Peter
  • Mona, He Jie
  • Montes, Goni
  • Montoya, Zach
  • Moore, T. Dylan
  • Morimoto, Keita
  • Morris, Steve
  • Muftic, Kan
  • Murphy, Scott
  • Murray, Jim
  • Murray, Sean
N
  • Nekro
  • Nelson, Mark A.
  • Ngai, Victo
  • Nguyen, Tran
  • Nielsen, Terese
O
  • Oaksford, Justin
  • O'Brien, Tim
  • Orbik, Glen
  • Ortiz, Karla
P
  • Paick, James
  • Palencar, John Jude
  • Palumbo, David
  • Paquette, Adam
  • Pellegrino, Rich
  • Peterson, David
  • Pierce, Shane
  • Player, Stephen
  • Poole, Colin and Kristine
  • Pope, Richie
  • Potocki, Gail
  • Pratt, George
  • Prins, Theo
  • Proce, Vincent
R
  • Rahn, Chris
  • Raubo, Patricia
  • Rayyan, Omar
  • Reep, Mark
  • Reid, Corinne
  • Rey, Rob
  • Reynolds, Wayne
  • Rivera, Paolo
  • Rizza, Angela
  • Rock, Zack
  • Rockefeller, Matt
  • Rogers, Forest
  • Ropars, Virginie
  • Roquelaine, Jerome Otremba
  • Rude, Steve
  • Ruppel, Robh
  • Ruth, Greg
S
  • Saint-Onge, Lauren
  • Santat, Dan
  • Saponaro, Dominick
  • Scheff, Marc
  • Seaman, Chris
  • Seeley, Dave
  • Sels, Bram ‘Boco’
  • Sevestre, Sean
  • Shiflett Bros.
  • Shimizu, Yuko
  • Simonetti, Marc
  • Singh, Mukesh
  • Smith, Matt
  • Snyder, Britton
  • Sorge, Rebecca
  • Staub, John
  • Stawicki, Matt
  • Stenning, Derek
  • Stenning, Derek
  • Stevanovic, Ivica
  • Stewart, Matthew
  • Stout, William
  • Swanland, Raymond
  • Sweet, Justin
  • Szymaniec, Magdelena
T
  • Taguchi-Newton, Erika
  • Tan, Adam
  • Tan, Hui
  • Tan, Shaun
  • Tang, Yan-Wen
  • Telopa, Bruce
  • Tenery, Thom
  • Theophilopoulus, Andrew
  • Thompson, Jesse
  • Tsai, Derick
U
  • Uogintas, Jokubas
V
  • Vanelli, Corrado
  • Vanzo, Filippo
  • Velhagen, Eric
  • Verdon, Gabriel
  • Villoingt, Olivier
  • Vitale, Raoul
W
  • Wakelin, Kirsti
  • Weber, Sam
  • Weinstock, Tony
  • Weselake, Derek
  • Whelan, Michael
  • Wilkins, Grim
  • Williams, Allen
  • Williams, Kent
  • Wilson, Jeremy
  • Won, Park Jong
  • Wood, Ryan
  • Wu, Bayard
X
  • Xin, Luo
Y
  • Yan, Shu
  • Yanovskaya, Rebecca
Z
  • Zhong, Chuan

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