About the Nucleon Award

The Nucleon Award was established in 2009 as way for the fans to select their favorite artists from the SoonerCon Art Show.

Award Categories

  • Fan Favorite
  • Professional Peer (Artist Favorite)

Previous Nucleon Award Recipients

Click any of the previous years to see the winners.

SoonerCon 24 (2015)

1st Place Fan Favorite: Rachael Mayo for “Opal Paradigm”

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Tony Trammell for “Attack at Art Festival”

3rd Place Fan Favorite: Joshua Cook for “Hugs to Good Home”


1st Place Professional Peer: Rachael Mayo for “Opal Paradigm”

2nd Place Professional Peer: Lubov for “Dreamscape”

3rd Place Professional Peer: Dell Harris for “Kissed by Fire”

SoonerCon 23 (2014)

1st Place Fan Favorite: Vincent Villafranca

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Jes Cole

3rd Place Fan Favorite: Phillip Hollecker


1st Place Professional Peer: Vincent Villafranca

2nd Place Professional Peer: Vincent Villafranca

3rd Place Professional Peer: Theresa Mather

SoonerCon 22 (2013)

1st Place Fan Favorite: Dell Harris

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Alain Viesca

3rd Place Fan Favorite: Keith Birdsong


1st Place Professional Peer: Kevin Hopkins

2nd Place Professional Peer: Keith Birdsong

3rd Place Professional Peer: Dell Harris

SoonerCon 21 (2012)

1st Place Fan Favorite: Alain Viesca

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Jonathon Fowler

3rd Place Fan Favorite: Alain Viesca


1st Place Professional Peer: Dell Harris

2nd Place Professional Peer: Kevin Hopkins

3rd Place Professional Peer: Hazel Conley

SoonerCon 20 (2011)

1st Place Fan Favorite: Darrell K Sweet

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Alain Viesca

3rd Place Fan Favorite: Angela Lowry


1st Place Professional Peer: Darrell K Sweet

2nd Place Professional Peer: Alain Viesca

3rd Place Professional Peer: Dell Harris

SoonerCon 2010

1st Place Fan Favorite: Alain Viesca

2nd Place Fan Favorite: David Lee Anderson

3rd Place Fan Favorite: John Kaufmann


1st Place Professional Peer: Jes Cole

2nd Place Professional Peer: David Lee Anderson

3rd Place Professional Peer: WJ Hodgson

SoonerCon 2009

1st Place Fan Favorite: WJ Hodgson

2nd Place Fan Favorite: Kevin Hopkins

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