Mel White nominated for Chesley
Assuming this is the correct Mel White (I'm pretty sure it is though I'll confirm with Mel myself): http://www.scifi.com/sfw/current/news.html
Second note, from Micah: the awards are actually called the Chesleys, and Mel. was nominated last year as well. While the current nominees aren't posted yet, you can check out last year's winners and other cool stuff at the ASFA website.
Bonestell Nominees Named
The Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists announced nominees for the 2001 Chesley Awards, honoring works from the year before. The awards are named after astronomical artist Chesley Bonestell. Winners will be announced Aug. 31 at the 59th World Science Fiction Convention (Philcon) in Philadelphia. A full list of nominees follows.
Contribution to ASFA
•Todd Lockwood, Jon Schindehette and Wizards of the Coast