Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Roy Gjertson

[USA] (b 1926)

"A native Minnesotan, Roy Gjertson served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a radio operator and gunner aboard B-24 bombers. When the war ended, he returned to civilian life and to his first love: drawing. After graduating from art school, he took a series of jobs as an illustrator for aviation companies in the Los Angeles area. (..) In 1969, he was hired as an illustrator and designer for General Dynamics in San Diego. During two decades there, he drew everything from B-24s to space shuttles to cruise missiles, the images enlivening pamphlets, proposals, reports, in-house publications. He also found time to illustrate several books..(..)"

Photo and Biographical Data :

USA 1963 "The Battle of Gettisburg" (1) [Recess] Sc(1180)

USA 1975 "Mariner 10" (1) [Recess][Litho] Sc(1557)

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