Jim Holloway aka James Holloway, was an artist whose work has appeared in many role-playing games.
Jim Holloway was self taught in illustration, although he was able to study some oil paintings by his father. On the 28th of June, 2020, Jim's son Mike informed fans on Facebook that he had died that day after a long illness.
Jim Holloway produced interior illustrations for many Dungeons & Dragons books as well as Dragon and Polyhedron magazines since 1981. He was also known for creating cover art for The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror and Dungeonland (1983), and Mad Monkey vs the Dragon Claw (1988), the Spelljammer: AD&D Adventures in Space boxed set (1989), and Ronin Challenge (1990).
Holloway was the original artist for the Paranoia role-playing game, and also did the cover for Tales from the Floating Vagabond from Avalon Hill. He produced artwork for many other games including Chill (Pacesetter Ltd) and Sovereign Stone (Sovereign Press). He also created the opening and closing animation sequences for the video game Beyond Shadowgate.