HILL James

HILL James

“James Hill (1930-2004) of Hamilton had a major influence on his field. …. Named Artist of the Year by the Guild of American Artists in 1966, he earned two gold medals from the New York based Society of Illustrators.                                            Details. 3, March/April 2018.

Born 1930 in Hamilton Ontario.

He was active in the 1950’s and 1960s. He illustrated many magazines and book covers. His work was instrumental in the successful commercial campaigns like Heinz, Imperial Oil and Chargex.

On 5 April 2018, Canada Post honoured this illustrator with a first day cover and a commemorative stamp.

WORK:

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content portrait:

Gothic Tales of Haunted Love. Ed., H. Nicholson & S.M. Beiko. Bedside Press, 2018: Untitled.182. Reproduced by permission of estate.

PERIODICAL TEXT:

Content memoir & Cover front:

The City, Dec. 23, 1979: “I Remember Christmas.” Writ., Thomas Allen: 6-9, 16.

SOURCE:

Article book:

Gothic Tales of Haunted Love. Ed., H. Nicholson & S.M. Beiko. Bedside Press, 2018: “Creators: James Hill: 214.

Article periodical:

Details. 3, March/April 2018: “Great Canadian Illustrators”: 6-7. Canada Post Corp.