Don R Maitz

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Enthusiastic International acclaim has surrounded the imaginative paintings of Don Maitz for 40 years. Maitz created the Captain Morgan Spiced Rum character, has worked as a conceptual artist on animated feature films his works have been in National Geographic publications, The History Channel, and on covers of best selling authors. Maitz received two Hugo awards, a special Hugo for Best Original Artwork, a Howard Award, a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators, the Inkpot Award, and ten Chesley Awards. Don is a Signature member of the American Society of Marine Artists.

Maitz’s art has hung in over forty museum venues across the country, many with record attendance. His artwork adorns books, magazines, cards, prints, puzzles, and other merchandise. Two out of print books of his work have been produced, He is married to author/artist Janny Wurts and lives in Florida.