Art of Piracy

Art of Piracy

Tampa Bay History Center
Tampa Bay History Center

The newly relocated Tampa Bay History Center features a logo design incorporating a Spanish galleon painted by Don Maitz.
Maitz & Wurts Studio Shop

Maitz & Wurts Studio

The Maitz & Wurts Studio Shop is now online. You can order prints, limited editions prints, inquire about commissions or the purchase of original art. Click on the image above to visit the store.

ARC Renewal Finalist Art Announced

My Prince Hath CroakedMy Prince Hath Coraked is a finalist in the Imaginative Realism Category of the Art Renewal Center's 2013 / 2014 International Salon Competition.





QuicksilverQuicksilver is a finalist in the Figurative Category of the Art Renewal Center's 2012 / 2013 International Salon Competition.





Golden MomentGolden Moment is a finalist in the Art Renewal Center's 2011 / 2012 International Salon Competition

Golden Moment has been published in Spectrum 19.




American Society of Marine Artists

Narrow EscapeNarrow Escape has been juried into the 16th Annual Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists.




Pirates! (front)Don Maitz has been accepted by jury as a signatue member of the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA)


Light Chasers: Plein Air painters of the Sun Coast

Light ChasersDon is a member of Light Chasers: Plein Air painters of the Sun Coast. For more information click on the image to the left





Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Exhibit


The exhibit, which has been seen by over two million people, has been showcased at Greensboro Science Center, Waterloo Region Museum in Canada, Discovery Times Square in New York; the Museum of Science, Boston; Mid-America Science Center in Hot Springs, AR; the Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX; G.WIZ - The Science Center in Sarasota, the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore, MD; Discovery Place in Charlotte, NC; Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City; the Detroit Science Center; the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa and in New Orleans. SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure is currently on display at the Museum of History & Science (MOSH).

Dragon*Con Logo

Dragon*Con Logo

Initial design by Janny Wurts art by Don Maitz

Time Lapse Painting Demo

While at the Lucca Comics and Games 2011 convention Don and Janny particpated in a demonstration in the Performance Area. A time lapse video is available to view on the Collaborative Worlds of Janny Wurts and Don Maitz website. Click here to go to that page.


alltern8 An interview of Don conducted by Kelly Rowles of can be read by clicking on the image at the right.

Mythic Journeys

Imaginal Cells FilmworksMythic Journeys, an award winning documentary film by Imaginal Cells Filmworks , features artwork by Don Maitz and Janny Wurts among interviews, animated sequences, and stop motion puppets created by Brian and Wendy Froud. To see more about this film click here.

The Fantasy Illustration Library: Volume One - Lands and Legends

Flight of the PixieFlight of the Pixie has been included in Lands and Legends: Volume One - Fantasy Illustration Library, published by Michael Publising, LLC. For further information click on the image to the left.






Tampa Bay Magazine Cover

Tampa Bay MagazineDon's painting, "Six Paces Turn and Fire" was used on the cover of Tampa Bay Magazine to promote the Gasparilla Festival held in Tampa Bay.






American Artist Magazine / Art Connoisseur Magazine

Second DrowningMaitz's Second Drowning appeared in the May 2012 issue of American Artist magazine and the July issue of Art Connoisseur Magazine as part of the articles featuring the groundbreaking exhibit, At the Edge: Art of the Fantastic at the Allentown Art Museum in PA.






The Future of Fantasy Art

The Future of Fantasy ArtDon Maitz and Janny Wurts have artwork included in The Future of Fantasy Art.






Knowing Darkness
Ghost Ship Don Maitz is represented in Knowing Darkness: Artists Inspired by Stephen King ( with color images from Stephen King's Desperation, an image from The Talisman from Stephen King and Peter Straub, and a new work commissioned for this book illustrating Duma Key.

Interior illustration of Duma Key (right hand page) by Don Maitz.




Card Game - Raiding Parties CarGame Set 2 Release

Card Game - Raiding PartiesCard Game - Raiding Parties

Set 2 Bretheren of the Coast is available with additional game cards and a rule book. the initial release includes game cards an an additional deck of playing cards all featuring Don Maitz's art. More info can be found here.


The Fantasy Art Bible

The Fantasy Art BibleDon Maitz and Janny Wurts have artwork included in The Fantasy Art Bible.







Blackbeard The Pirate King

The Pirate KingDon Maitz's, BlackBeard's Revenge, appears as the cover illustration on a new hardcover book from National Geographic titled, Blackbeard The Pirate King. No Prey No Pay appears opposite the title page of this book containing a history of Blackbeard including his story told in verse by J. Patrick Lewis.








Other Publications
Don Maitz has artwork included in the book, Erotic Fantasy Art, written by Duddlebug Aly Fell and published by Ilex Press, Ltd.

Paint or Pixel edited By Jane Frank, published by non Stop Press features Don Maitz with art reproductions and an essay among several artists and collectors featured in this soft cover volume.

Don Maitz's painting of his wife, author and artist Janny Wurts, titled "Fire Rose", received a Gold Award in the fine arts category. This is a juried publication dedicated to the art of the female form. For more information and to obtain a copy of the book visit