Posted on May 24th, 2012
James Gurney, the artist of Dinotopia and also Bluecanvas member, has been given the Spectrum Grand Master Award. The honor has been given the Spectrum Grand Master Award. The honor has been given out once per year to "a living artist whose career has spanned at least twenty years, whose work has achieved and maintained a high-level of skill and imagination, and who has inspired others with their art and attitude." Previous recipients of the award are Frank Frazetta, Don Ivan Punchatz, Leo and Diane Dillon, James E. Bama, John Berkey, Alan Lee, Jean Giraud, Kinuko Y. Craft, Michael William Kaluta, Michael Whelan, H.R. Giger, Jeffrey Jones, and Syd Mead. To see the complete list of award winners check out the website here.