Artist Profile: William Timmins (1915 — 1985)


All of the covers below were done by William Timmins, an artist who, after studying at Grand Central School of Art, began his prolific career as an illustrator in 1935.  In the 1940s, William Timmins did covers for several Smith & Street pulp publications, including The Shadow, Clues Detective StoriesWild West Weekly, and Astounding Science Fiction.  After his retirement in 1966, Timmins focused on landscape painting.   Timmins was a part of an artistic family.  His father was a celebrated illustrator who founded the Chicago advertising agency, Young & Timmins Advertising Illustration Studios while his brother opened an art gallery in Camarillo, California.

 

One response to “Artist Profile: William Timmins (1915 — 1985)

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week in Review: 6/11/18 — 6/17/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.