Michael Whelan (1950 - )

Michael Whelan has worked for more than 30 years as a science fiction and fantasy illustrator. He has won an amazing 16 Hugo Awards during his career, including 13 for Best Professional Artist (every year from 1980 through 1992 except for 1987 and 1990, plus 1991, 1992, 2000 and 2002; he was also nominated in 1978, 1979, 1990, 1994 - 199, 2001 and 2006), one for Best Original Artwork, three for Best Nonfiction Book, and a "Super-Hugo" in 1992 for the Best Artist of the Last 50 Years (not an official Hugo).

You can read more about Michael Whelan at ISFDB.org, The Encyclopedia of Science FictionWikipedia, or at his site.

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