Offical Website of Kinuko Y. Craft

Awards, Covers & Accomplishments

 

Career and Special Awards

Spectrum Awards

2002: GRANDMASTER — winner

Major Awards
2011: ARTIST OF THE YEAR— winner
 
Chesley Awards
2016: lifetime artistic achievement — winner
2011: Midsummer Night
2008: “The Elven Queen of the Golden Wood” — color work
2007: artistic achievement —
2006: The Divided Crown
2006: Metallic Love
2005: Thomas the Rhymer
2004: Wolfskin
2003: Sleeping Beauty
2003: artistic achievement — nomination
2002: The Adventures of Tom Thumb
2002: artistic achievement —
2002: “Die Walküre” — product illustration — winner
2001: The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A. McKillip (Ace)
2001: Cinderella by Kinuko Y. Craft (North-South/SeaStar) — interior illustration — winner
2001: “Angel” — product illustration — nomination
2000: “Honey Lemon Ginseng Green Tea”
1999: Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip — cover illustration, hardcover — winner
1999: Pegasus by Marianna Mayer — interior illustration
1997: Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip — cover illustration

Hall of Fame: Society of Illustrators

Silver Medal: Society of Illustrators 33rd annual exhibition

Gold Medal: Society of Illustrators 35th annual exhibition

Gold Medal: Society of Illustrators 38th annual exhibition

Silver Medal: Society of Illustrators 39th annual exhibition

Silver Medal: Society of Illustrators 41st annual exhibition

Gold Medal: Society of Illustrators 42nd annual exhibition

 
Hamilton King Award

Society of Illustrators, NY in 1987

Conflux3 fantasy 2006 in the International Art Show at the National Museum of Australia
Best International Art - Winner
Renaissance 2001 show, The Franklin Mint Museum.
Best in show.
 
Society of Illustrators
Five paintings, including a Silver Medal, in the Society of Illustrators, NY 1991 annual exhibit.
Four paintings, including a Silver Medal, in the Society of Illustrators, NY 1999 annual exhibit.
Silver Medal in the 1995 Society of Illustrators Los Angeles show.
Hamilton King Award from the Society of Illustrators, NY in 1987
 
Locus Awards and Poll
Locus Awardsfor SF/F/H works, polled by readers of Locus Magazine (16 nominations)
2017: Beauty and the Beast (by Mahlon F. Craft, illustrated by KYC) (Harper) — art book — 4th place
2017: Myth & Magic: An Enchanted Fantasy Coloring Book (Amber Lotus) — art book — 9th place
2017: artist —
 
Spectrum 10 Silver Award: Books 2003
Spectrum 9 Grand Master Award 2002
Spectrum 8 Gold Award 2001
Spectrum 7 Gold Award 2000
 
Other Awards
Spectrum Awardsfor SF/F/H artworks, juried (5 nominations; 3 wins)
2003: Sleeping Beauty — book — Silver Award
2001: “Das Rheingold” (Wagner's Ring Cycle) — advertising — Gold Award
2000: Biting the Sun — book — Gold Award
1995: Les Fleus du Mal — editorial — Certificate (tie)
Paintings in the permanent collections of:

The National Geographic Society

The National Portrait Gallery at The Smithsonian

The Cornish Colony Museum in Windsor, VT

The Museum of American Illustration, New York City

Other corporate collections.

COLLECTORS IN USA AND AROUND THE WORLD, BOTH PRIVATE, CORPORATE AND MUSEUMS:

 
LITERARY AND MASS MARKET AUTHORS book jackets illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
-William Shakespeare
-Sigrid Undset
-James Redfield
-Diana Galbadon
-Gay Courter
-Alison Weir
-Isabel Allende
-Dorothy Dunnet
-Carl Sagan
-Eileen Goudge
-Gita Mehta
-Antonia Fraser
-Barbara Wood
-Barry Lopez
 
 

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY AUTHORS book jackets illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
-Isaac Asimov
-Stephen King
-Orson Scott Card
-C. S. Lewis
-Glenn Cook
-Sherri S. Tepper
-Ursula LeGuin
-Guy Gavriel Kay
-Robin McKinley
-Brian Aldiss
-Katherine Kurtz
-Sile Rice
-Tanith Lee
-Andre Norton
-Patricia McKillip
-Raymond E. Feist
-Pat O'Shea
-Marion Zimmer Bradley
-Patricia A. McKillip
-Juliet Marillier