|The Anna Maria Island Privateers proudly announce that Don Maitz has agreed to join us for our Anna Maria Island Pirate Invasion 2013!
Don Maitz is a very popular and well known American artist, particuarly in the genres of fantasy, science fiction and commercial art. One of his most widely known creations is the “Captain” character of the Captain Morgan brand of rum. Amongst his many art world awards and accolades he is noted for winning the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist twice.
Born in Plainville, Connecticut he is a graduate of the Paier School of Art. Aside from publishing two of his own books Maitz’s art can be found on the covers of books of incredibly famous authors such as Ray Bradbury, Gene Wolfe, Michael Moorcock, Raymond E. Feist, C. J. Cherryh, Stephen King and Isaac Asimov.
Don has graciously allowed us to use his Starboard Gunner image for our commemorative T-Shirts this year and will be joining us Saturday Night, November 2, 2013 during our Bridgestreet Capture. He will have limited editions of his art for sale and you can personally meet the artist for an autographed print.
Additional information on the Invasion can be found at www.pirateinvasion.org
Additional information on Don Maitz can be found at www.paravia.com