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The BSFA Awards are given every year by the British Science Fiction Association. The BSFA Award for Best Artwork is open to any single science fictional or fantastic image that first appeared in the previous year. Provided the artwork hasn't been published before it doesn't matter where it appears.

BSFA Award for Best Artwork
Awarded forThe best science fiction or fantasy artwork published in the previous calendar year
CountryUK
Presented byBritish Science Fiction Association
First awarded1980
Currently held byLikhain for In the Vanishers’ Palace: Dragon I and II
WebsiteBSFA Awards

Prior to 1994 the award was present for best artist, rather than artwork. Jim Burns won eight of the sixteen Best Artist awards. He went on to win four Best Artwork awards.

WinnersEdit

Best Artist/Artwork nomineesEdit

1979Edit

  • Jim Burns
  • Chris Foss
  • John Harris
  • Peter Lord
  • Tony Roberts
  • Patrick Woodroffe

1980Edit

  • Peter Jones
  • Brian Bolland
  • Carlos Ezquerra
  • Peter Goodfellow
  • Chris Moore
  • Tim White

1981Edit

  • Bruce Pennington
  • Chris Achilleos
  • Pete Lyon
  • Chris Moore
  • Tim White

1982Edit

  • Tim White
  • Peter Goodfellow
  • Peter Jones
  • Bruce Pennington

1983Edit

  • Bruce Pennington
  • Peter Jones
  • Ian Miller
  • Tim White

1984Edit

  • Jim Burns
  • Peter Jones
  • Ian Miller
  • Bruce Pennington
  • Tim White

1985Edit

  • Jim Burns
  • Peter Jones
  • Rodney Matthews
  • Ian Miller
  • Tim White

...

2010Edit

  • Andy Bigwood – cover for Conflicts' (Newcon Press)
  • Charlie Harbour – cover for Fun With Rainbows by Gareth Owens (Immersion Press)
  • Dominic Harman – cover for The Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (Gollancz)
  • Joey Hi-Fi -cover for Zoo City by Lauren Beukes (Angry Robot)
  • Ben Greene – A Deafened Plea for Peace, cover for Crossed Genres 21
  • Adam Tredowski – cover for Finch by Jeff VanderMeer (Corvus)

2011Edit

  • Dominic Harman - Cover of Ian Whates' The Noise Revealed (Solaris)
  • Jim Kay - Cover and illustrations of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls (Walker)
  • Pedro Marques - Cover of Lavie Tidhar's Osama (PS Publishing)
  • Anne Sudworth - Cover of Liz Williams' A Glass of Shadow (Newcon Press)

2012Edit

  • Ben Baldwin - cover of Dark Currents (Newcon Press)
  • Blacksheep - cover of Adam Roberts' Jack Glass (Gollancz)
  • Dominic Harman - cover of Eric Brown's Helix Wars (Rebellion)
  • Joey Hi-Fi - cover of Simon Morden's Thy Kingdom Come (Jurassic London)
  • Si Scott - cover artwork for Chris Beckett's Dark Eden (Corvus)

2013Edit

  • Joey Hi-Fi - Cover for Tony Ballantyne's Dream London (Solaris)
  • Kevin Tong - Poster for Metropolis (tragicsunshine.com)
  • Richard Wagner - The Angel at the Heart of the Rain (Interzone #246)

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Matrix issue 114 (April/May 1995) p3
  3. ^ Matrix issue 122 (November/December 1996) p7
  4. ^ Matrix issue 125 (May/June 1997) p6
  5. ^ Matrix issue 131 (May/June 1998) p3
  6. ^ http://www.bsfa.co.uk/2011-bsfa-awards-winners/ "2011 BSFA Awards winners", accessed on 23 April 2014
  7. ^ http://www.bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-awards-announced "BSFA Award winners announced", accessed on 23 April 2014
  8. ^ http://www.bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-award-winners-announced "BSFA Award winners announced", accessed on 23 April 2014
  9. ^ Flood, Alison (7 April 2015). "British Science Fiction awards honour 3D Wasp Factory". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  10. ^ https://bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-awards-2016-winners-announced/ "BSFA Awards 2016 Winners Announced", access on 6 July 2019
  11. ^ https://bsfa.co.uk/bsfa-awards-2018-announced/ "BSFA Awards 2018 Announced", accessed on 6 July 2019