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Weird Tales Wins 2012 Chesley Award

The Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists gave out its 2012 Chesley Awards Friday at Chicon 7. The awards honor the best in genre art.

Lee Moyer won Best Cover Illustration: Magazine for Weird Tales, Winter 2010/2011 (below)

Lee Moyers / Weird Tales, Winter 2010/2011

Moyer beat out Facundo Diaz for Clarkesworld, July 2011; Laura Diehl for Fantasy, August 2011; Carly B. Sorge for Apex Magazine, September 2011; and Dariusz Zawadski for Fantasy, May 2011. Check out a gallery of the cover images here.

Other Chesley Award winners included Tom Kidd (Best Cover Illustration: Hardback Book for Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison, Subterranean Press), Matthew Stewart (Best Cover Illustration: Paperback Book for The Cloud Roads by Martha Wells, Night Shade Books) and Irene Gallo (Best Art Director for Tor).

The Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award went to Jean Giraud, “Moebius.”

For the full list of winners go to

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