The nominations and winners of the sixth annual TAROSOPHY AWARDS 2015 are known. These price-winners were chosen by several hundred tarot professionals worldwide and will receive promotion in the following year through social networks and the Tarot Association’s magazine Tarosophist International and Facebook Page.
Here is an overview of the Award winners:
Tarot Deck (Mass Market Published) of the Year 2015
Winner: The Green Witch Tarot (pub. Llewellyn) by Ann Moura (Author) & Kiri Ostergaard Leonard (Illustrator).
Self-Published Lenormand Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: The Silson Lenormand by Neil Lovell.
Studio/Self-Published Tarot Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: The Fountain Tarot by Jason Gruhl, Jonathan Saiz & Andi Todaro.
Individual Self-Published Tarot Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: Ghetto Tarot by Alice Smeets.
Self-Published MAJORS-ONLY Tarot Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: Tabula Mundi Colores Arcus by M.M. Meleen.
Mass-Market book published in 2015
Winner: Tarot Interactions by Deborah Lipp (Llewellyn).
(The TTA discounted the nominations for Tarot Fundamentals (ed. Sasha Graham/LS) as Marcus Katz & Tali Goodwinn of the Tarot Association are listed co-authors)
Tarot Book self-published in 2015
Winner: Arcana: The Tarot Poetry Anthology, ed. Marjorie Jensen.
Reproduction/historical Tarot deck (Marseilles, Wirth, Etteilla, etc.) 2015
Winner: Il Lombardi Danneggiato by Doug Thornsjo.
Kipper Deck of 2015
Winner: Kipper Fin de Siecle by Ciro Marchetti.
Especially due to adding “augmented reality” to the deck.
Mass Market Oracle Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: The Winged Enchantment Deck (pub. US Games Systems) by Lisa Hunt (Illustrator) and Lesley Morrison (Author).
Self-Published Oracle Deck of the Year 2015
Winner: The Arthur Rackham Oracle by Doug Thornsjo.
Mass Market Published Lenormand Deck of the Year 2015
Pixie’s Astounding Lenormand by Edmund Zebrowski (US Games Systems).
It just goes to show that your wish list can always grow longer ;-).
If you want to see all the nominees – at your own risk, because there are some pretty bad-ass decks in there – and why some of the winners became top of their category, you can read more on the pages of the Tarosophy Tarot Association.