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The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Artist Gallery

Don Maitz

Don Maitz has produced imaginative paintings internationally published and enthusiastically embraced for 30 years, receiving widespread exposure as creator of the Captain Morgan Spiced Rum character.

National Geographic, Bantam Double Day Dell, Warner Books, Random House, Watson Guptill, Hachette, Penguin USA, HarperCollins, Sony Online Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Brothers are some clients. He twice won the professional artist Hugo with nominations spanning twenty years. He received the Howard award, ten Chesleys, an Inkpot, and a Silver Medal of Excellence from the Society of Illustrators. He displayed at NASA's 25th Anniversary, the Park Avenue Atrium, Hayden Planetarium, Society of Illustrators, New Britain Museum of American Art, Delaware Art Museum, and Canton Art Museum. Currently, among 87 on paintings temporary display at four museums across the country, his award winning painting, Second Drowning ( cover to Road to Corlay by Richard Cowper), hangs at the Allentown Art Museum, PA exhibit, At the Edge: Art of the Fantastic through Sept. 9th. This oil painting appears in May's American Artist and July's Art Connoisseur magazines announcing this exhibit of 160 works by imaginary artists spanning the last 200 years.

Maitz's images appeared on The History Channel, Dateline NBC, Wife Swap, a Ripley's Believe It or Not exhibit, Odyssey Marine's traveling exhibit, SHIPWRECKS! Pirates and Treasure, and have enhanced all manner of publications and products. He authored two art books, Dream Quests the Art of Don Maitz and First Maitz. His works are featured in book collections including many Spectrum Annuals. He illustrations include writing by, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, C.J. Cherryh, Raymond Feist, Alan Dean Foster, Stephen King, Michael Moorcock, Mike Resnick, and his wife, artist and author Janny Wurts. Maitz was a conceptual artist on the animated features Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius and Ant Bully.

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Artwork: Hands off My Chest