Artist: Renato Aime
Renato Aime made cover art for romance novels that was glorious tp behold. He was among the many talented artists of Italian heritage who entered the romance novel illustration field during the 1980s. These also include the gifted Alessandro Biffignandi, Franco Accornero, and of course Pino Daeni.
Renato Aime covers graced Kensington/Zebra, Dorchester, Bantam, Avon, and Harlequin romances. He is one of the more prolific artists of the genre.
Aime worked in primarily oils as well as other mediums. While he has his own unique technique, his art has similarities to other artists’ stylings.
He lived in New Jersey until his passing on November 1, 2014. Renato Aime left behind a loving, wife and daughter.
For the week of Monday, April 18, 2022, to Sunday, April 24, 2022, our Covers of the Week focuses on the romance novel covers by Renato Aime.