Jim Warren (artist)

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Jim Warren
Born (1949-11-24) November 24, 1949 (age 67)
Long Beach, California
Nationality American
Known for illustration
Notable work Stairway to Heaven, 1996
Sexual Explosion, 1976
Earth, Love It or Lose It, 1990.
Movement Neo-surrealism
Awards Grammy Award for "Best Album Package" for the Cover of Bob Seger's "Against the Wind" (1981)
Website JimWarren.com

Jim Warren (born November 24, 1949, in Long Beach, California) is an American artist best known for record album and book cover illustrations.[1] He has worked in surrealistic fantasy since about 1969.

He has collaborated on paintings with marine life artist Wyland,[2] artist Michael Godard, and Walt Disney Studios.[3]

A self-taught artist, Warren uses traditional oil paint and brushes on stretched canvas.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Warren was born in Long Beach to Don and Betty Warren, and began painting as a child. His choice of an artistic career path was made in high school.[1]



  1. ^ a b c Jim Warren. "About Jim Warren". Archived from the original on 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Universal encompassment". Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Out and about in North Pinellas". Retrieved 2 March 2010.