Darrell K. Sweet
|Darrell K. Sweet|
|Born||August 15, 1934|
|Died||December 5, 2011(aged 77)|
Darrell K. Sweet (August 15, 1934 – December 5, 2011) was an American artist. He mostly painted landscapes and pictures for stories. He was well known for painting the cover art for science fiction and fantasy novels. Sweet was nominated for a Hugo Award in 1983.
Sweet was born in Highland Park, New Jersey. He studied fine arts at Syracuse University and graduated in 1956. Sweet was famous for making the covers of the fantasy books The Wheel of Time. He also illustrated covers for the popular Xanth series by Piers Anthony, the Saga of Recluce by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. and the Runelords series by David Farland. Sweet painted the original cover art for Stephen R. Donaldson's series The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever.
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- "Darrell K. Sweet - Summary Bibliography". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?1353. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
- "Darrell K. Sweet (1934-2011)". Locus Online. 2011-12-05. http://www.locusmag.com/News/2011/12/darrell-k-sweet-1934-2011/. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
- Earlier ISFDB entry on Darrell K. Sweet, via archive.org
- Irene Gallo (December 5, 2011). "Darrell K Sweet TOR obit". TOR. http://www.tor.com/blogs/2011/12/darrell-k-sweet-1934-2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011.