“We continue offering fine art, prints, books, bronzes, decals and resins along with fine collectibles to the knowledgeable, discerning collector. For over 50 years, we have set the pace for limited editions, significant collectibles and historically accurate research for our books, decals and other available items.”
After Jerry’s passing, I, Jerry’s wife, Judy Crandall, will continue on with our business Jerry Crandall Studios and Eagle Editions Ltd.
With a background in advertising and marketing, Judy Crandall has served as director for several galleries, she has written over 100 full length feature articles on artists, history and collecting for such magazines as Southwest Art, Man at Arms, Challenge Publications, Wild West Magazine and AeroArt. She worked as editor for Aero Brush, the newsletter for the American Society of Aviation Artists and as contributor to Aero Art, Air Classics, the Old West, Flight Journal and more. Judy’s book on COWGIRLS; Early Images and Collectibles was published in 1994 by Schiffer Publishing, and entered second edition in Spring of 2005. She is listed in Who’s Who in American Art, and Who’s who in American Women. In addition she has organized numerous group art shows including the Round Up of Western Art, Champlin Museum Aviation Art Shows and the Women Artists of the American West, working as their manager for two years.
Collectors eagerly seek out Jerry Crandall’s artwork with most of the originals sold as they are developed. A highly successful artist, Jerry’s work has been in print since 1977 with more than 60 editions, many of which are sold out. He worked at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company as an aviation artist; has been a guest on numerous radio and television talk shows including the NBC Sunday show in LA twice, the Mike Douglas Television show and numerous local TV and radio stations. Jerry has given hundreds of lectures to students on achievement, historians, authors, modelers and the general public about his career, artwork, research and more. He was a guest on the Navy Carrier USS Nimitz gathering first hand knowledge of modern-day Naval operations. Featured articles about the artist and his work have appeared in many national and international magazines.
Listed in Who’s Who in American Art, the International Who’s Who of Contemporary achievement and Who’s Who in the West, he is also featured in Contemporary Western Artists and the Challenge Aviation art Series. His pieces can be found in many private as well as museum collections such as the Confederate Air Force, National Air and Space Museum, D.C.; USAF Museum, Dayton, Naval Museum, Pensacola; Monimo Air Museum, Moscow and the HQ of the Italian Air Force. Jerry Crandall is a member of several significant historic researcher’s circles as well the Gemeinschaft der Jagdflieger and Friends of the American Fighter Aces. Due to his expertise in camouflage and markings of German aircraft, he has assisted several museums with their displays and restorations including the famed Fw 190 D-13 “Yellow 10” once housed at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, purchased in 2020 by the Walton Family in Arkansas.
Relentless in his lifelong pursuit for historical documentation on WWII aircraft, Jerry Crandall published, through Eagle Editions Ltd., several books on Luftwaffe Aircraft.
Jerry passed away on June 12, 2022, due to complications with Covid. He was 87.
Thank you for dropping by. I look forward to working with you on building your collection as well as supplementing your hobby and aviation history interests.