Thursday, May 19, 2011

Fantasy Artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones 1944-2011

We lost another artist of fantasy today. Jeffrey Catherine Jones was best know for her ACE fantasy covers such as Fritz Leiber's Fafhard and the Grey Mouser series as well as being a member of The Studio with Barry Windsor Smith, Bernie Wrightson and Michael Kaluta.

"Legendary fantasy artist JEFFREY CATHERINE JONES passed away today, Thursday May 19, 2011 at 4:00 am surrounded by family. Jeffrey suffered from severe emphysema and bronchitis as well as hardening of the arteries around the heart. Jeffrey's dear friend Robert Wiener reported that there was a no resuscitation order as Jeffrey was weak from being severely under weight and had no reserves with which to fight"
Jones' artwork will live on....





To view more of Jeff's fantastic work please visit the Jeffery Jones web site.

Jeff Jones spotlight at Muddy Colors

4 comments:

  1. Very sad... She was one of the best...

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  2. Wow, I had no idea Jeff Jones was a woman.

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  3. He transistioned into being a woman later in life. Sad news.

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