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Jan 31, 2023

Steven Anson Coons Award

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Steven Anson Coons Award

Steven Anson Coons Award

The Steven A. Coons award for outstanding creative contributions to computer graphics is presented in odd-numbered years to honor an individual who has made a lifetime contribution to computer graphics and interactive techniques. The award includes a $6,000 cash prize and a specially commissioned statue.

Nomination Procedure

To nominate an individual for the Steven Anson Coons award, ACM SIGGRAPH members are encouraged to send an email to the Technical Awards Chair ( by January 31.


  • Name, address, phone number, and email address of the nominator
  • Name and email address of the candidate
  • Suggested citation (maximum of 25 words)
  • Nomination statement (maximum of 500 words in length) addressing why the candidate should receive this award

Your nomination should describe a candidate’s most significant research contributions, industrial impact, community service, and/or contributions to other areas of computer graphics and interactive techniques. The Technical Awards Committee uses nomination statements as the main basis for their selections, so a concise and clear statement is strongly encouraged. Descriptions of a few most impactful contributions are preferable to a long list of activities.