Monday, January 20, 2014


We are thrilled to announce that award winning professional artist James Conahan has just signed on to illustrate his second book for Airship 27 Productions.  James' first project of us was the just released adventure fantasy book AS TARTARY BURNS by writer Riley Hogan.  The illo to the left is one of the preliminary sketches he did for what eventually became the painted cover.

Here are some particulars about this remarkable artist.

JAMES CONAHAN – is a Chicago area resident. He graduated from Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Jim has won several Merit Awards form the New York Society of Illustrators, a Citation of Merit from the Chicago Artists Guild and Print Magazine Award of Design Excellence. He has exhibited at the Daley Center in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Library and his art has been included in a Japanese National touring show.

Jim has served as co-chairman of the Midwest Air Force Artists Group from 2004 to 2012. His credits include illustrations for top advertising agencies and publishers throughout the United States. Commissioned works include painting for the First Penn-Pacific Life Insurance Co., Lincoln Life and Annuities of New York and Robert Morris University of Chicago.

Jim can be contacted at  or (630.638.1144)

So what's up next?  James will be providing the interior illustrations and full cover painting for the novel, SINBAD AND THE WARRIORS OF FOREVER by writer C.B. Harvey.  This will be the third volume in Airship 27 Productions' Sinbad - The New Voyages series and the first full length adventure.  More details will be posted as the project moves along.
Captain Ron

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