Don Maitz

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(1953 --)

Don Maitz is an American pro science fiction artist. His most widely-known creation, however, is outside of SF: the "Captain" character of the Captain Morgan brand of rum. He lives in Florida with his wife, fantasy novelist and artist Janny Wurts.

Although he is perhaps most notable for twice winning the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist, science fiction's highest honor for an artist. His peers in the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists have honored him ten times with a Chesley Award for outstanding achievement, and he has received a Silver Medal of Excellence from the Society of Illustrators.

Profile in the Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


Person Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1953

Also involved: - 1981 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1982 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1983 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1984 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1986 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1987 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1988 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1989 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1991 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1992 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1994 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1995 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1996 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1997 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1998 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1999 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 2000 Best Professional Artist Hugo - Baycon '92 - LoneStarCon 2 - Marcon 35 - OASIS 4 - Son of Paracon - StellarCon 29 - World Fantasy Convention 2018

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