Spectrum, the most anticipated art annual in the genre, just finished judging their 16th edition on a snowy Saturday in Kansas City. Award winners (listed below) were announced, via video with Donato Giancola, on Spectrum's website on the day of the judging. The directors, Cathy and Arnie Fenner are currently compiling all of the participating artists. Spectrum 16 will be available October 2009. Check out their website for a look at all the award winning artworks and photos of the judging process.
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Gold: Ryohei Hase
"Go Forard and Forward" for Fightstar/Raw Power Management
Silver: Yuko Shimizu
"Little Red Polka Dots and Other Stories" for Microsoft UltimatePC
Gold: Petar Meseldzija
"The Legend of Steel Bashaw"for Zmaj, Novi Sad
Silver: Jean-Baptiste Monge
"Dunlee Darnan" for Au Bord des Continents...
Gold: Jon Foster
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer #14" for Dark Horse Comics
Silver: Aleksi Briclot
"Annihilation: Conquest #5" for Marvel Entertainment, Inc.
Gold Daniel Dociu
"Mole Tunnels" for ArenaNet/Guildwars
Silver: Kekai Kotaki
"Snow Battle" for ArenaNet/Guildwars
Silver: David Meng
Gold: Craig Elliott
"Damali Richards" for Devil's Candy Store
Nate Van Dyke
"Pool Hall Brawl"
Gold: James Gurney
"Song In the Garden" for Maison D'Ailleurs
Silver: Jaime Jones:
Wizards of the Coast
Gold: Jeremy Enecio
Silver: David Laub