Tim White (1952-2020)

Artist Tim White, 68, died April 6, 2020 after a long period of poor health. White was a prolific SF cover artist from the ‘70s through the ‘90s.

Timothy Thomas Anthony white was born April 4, 1952 in Erith, Kent, England. He studied art at the Medway college of Design, and subsequently worked in advertising for two years. He began doing cover paintings for New English Library and Science Fiction Monthly, and illustrated works by authors including Piers Anthony, Robert A. Heinlein, Bruce Sterling, E.C. Tubb, and A.E. van Vogt. He was nominated for six British Science Fiction Association Awards for Best Artist from 1981-86, and won in 1983. He largely retired from painting around 2000 due to health problems. White’s work was collected in The Science Fiction and Fantasy World of Tim White (1981), Chiaroscuro (1988), and Mirror of Dreams (1994). Mouches  (1983) is a wordless graphic novel.

For more, see his entry in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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  • November 25, 2020 at 10:40 am

    I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of this great Sci Fi artist. Tim White was a childhood hero of mine . In 1980 i bought his book – science fiction world of Tim White. I have been a huge fan of his work ever since. R I P Tim..


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