Artist Profile: Rowena Morrill (1944– )

Rowena Morrill is considered to be one of the first female artists to have an impact on paperback cover illustration.  After receiving a BA from the University of Delaware in 1971, Morrill studied at the Tyler School Of Art.  After a period spent working for an ad agency in New York, she designed her first horror cover in 1977.  Morrill’s paintings have appeared on hundreds of paperback covers and in magazines like Omni, Playboy, Art Scene International, and Print Magazine.

A small sampling of her work can be found below.

Asimov On ThroneBasiliskDragonSongGhosts I Have BeenIsobelKing DragonThe City of the Singing FlameThe Dolphins of PernThe Dreaming JewelsThe Unknown Five