Jim Warren (artist)
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November 24, 1949 |
Long Beach, California
|Notable work||Stairway to Heaven, 1996
Sexual Explosion, 1976
Earth, Love It or Lose It, 1990.
|Awards||Grammy Award for "Best Album Package" for the Cover of Bob Seger's "Against the Wind" (1981)|
Jim Warren (born November 24, 1949, in Long Beach, California) is an American artist best known for record album and book cover illustrations. He has worked in surrealistic fantasy since about 1969.
A self-taught artist, Warren uses traditional oil paint and brushes on stretched canvas.
Early life and career
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.
- The Art of Jim Warren: An American Original (Art Lover Products, 1997). ISBN 978-0-9658775-0-3.
- Painted Worlds (Paper Tiger Books, 2002)
- The Art of Jim Warren, 2015