Jim Holloway aka James Holloway, is 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.[1]


Jim Holloway has continued to produce interior illustrations for many Dungeons & Dragons books and Dragon magazine since 1981, as well as cover art for The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror and Dungeonland (1983),[2] 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.[3] He has 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.[4]


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  1. The Art of Jim Holloway: Meet Jim (Q&A)
  3. Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. (Mongoose Publishing), p. 179.
  4. "At the Deadline". GamePro (IDG) (54): p. 260. January 1994.
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