Adam Adamowicz

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Adam Adamowicz
Born(1968-03-09)March 9, 1968
Saugerties, New York
DiedFebruary 9, 2012(2012-02-09) (aged 43)
OccupationConcept artist

Adam Adamowicz (March 9, 1968 – February 9, 2012) was an American video game concept artist, best known for his work on The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Fallout 3, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at Bethesda Softworks.[1] He grew up on Long Island, New York and was of Polish descent.[2][3]

Before entering the games industry Adamowicz undertook freelance work for Dark Horse Comics' New Recruits anthology and also worked on Fantagrafics Books' Duplex Planet. He produced cover illustrations for Malibu Graphics.[4] He worked with Jaleco Entertainment, Inc. between 2002-2003. Adam started working at Bethesda Softworks in 2005. Adamowicz was the only concept artist to work on Fallout 3 and one of two, alongside Ray Lederer, for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at Bethesda Softworks. His concept art and imagery were used in Fallout 4's development.[5]

Adamowicz died from complications of lung cancer on February 9, 2012, aged 43.[6]

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  1. ^ "Bethesda Tribute to Adam Adamowicz". February 15, 2012. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  2. ^ Shawn Sines (May 15, 2008). "Fallout 3 Dev Diary on Conceptual Design". FileFront. Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2010-10-28.
  3. ^ Webb, Morgan (2008-12-08). "Will Work For Games: Bethesda Concept Artist". X-Play. Archived from the original on 2013-03-10. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  4. ^ "Obituary: Fallout 3 concept artist Adam Adamowicz". Gamasutra. February 10, 2012. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
  5. ^ a b Wawro, Alex. "Remembering the life and work of Fallout concept artist Adam Adamowicz". Gamasutra. UBM. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  6. ^ Slotnik, Daniel E. (February 18, 2012). "Adam Adamowicz, Artist for Lush Video Game Worlds, Dies at 43". The New York Times.

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