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Covers of the Week #66

Artist: Charles Gehm

Charles Gehm was an American Postwar & Contemporary artist who painted in many fields. Gehm was born in Alliance, Ohio on September 20, 1929. In 1948 he won the Scholastic Art Awards Certificate of Merit. This included a scholarship to attend the Columbus College of Art and Design.

Over time, Gehm enjoyed great success as an illustrator. During his long career, he created cover art for every major publishing house.

His collectible art projects include a series of limited edition Gone With The Wind prints and Grimm’s Fairy Tales plates. Gehm designed posters for the films Barry Lyndon, The Island, The River, The Betsey, and Death on the Nile. In 2002, the board of the NYSE selected him to create their annual Christmas card.

Later in life, Gehm taught illustration, painting, and design at WCSU and Pratt Institute.

After a long storied life and career, Charles Gehm passed away on June 13th, 2015 in Danbury, CT. He left behind his widow Judy York. She was also a romance cover artist. We’ll highlight her art next week.

The Covers

For the week of Monday, July 11, 2022, to Sunday, July 17, 2022, here are some romance covers designed by artist Charles Gehm.