Updated: June 20, 2004
JUNE LOCKHART SIGNED POSTER
This is a signed and framed poster by actress June
Lockhart. A very unique art print, which I have
never seen before. The piece measures 18.5" x 12.5"
(on the outside of the frame). The dedication reads
"To Grandma Kay Happy Birthday!"
Item comes from West Hollywood California.
This art was comission by artist Mike Okamoto for actress June Lockart, who
protryed Maureen Robinson on Lost in Space. These art prints are only
sold by June Lockhart at special conventions and appearances. Artist
Mike Okamoto did many of the cover art on the Lost in Space and Forbidden
Planet for Innovation comics.
Mike Okamoto Biography:
Mike Okamoto has been illustrating for 26 years. He was born and raised
in Detroit, Michigan, then attended the Parsons School of Design , in New
York City, on a full scholarship, from 1971-75. He lived and freelance
illustrated in NYC from then until 1991, when he moved to West Virginia at
the start of his comic book career.
In 1990, he met the love of his life, Diana Light. They wed in 1991.
His influences range from Frank Frazetta, N. C. Wyeth and Al Williamson to
Wally Wood, Joe Kubert, Mort Drucker and Carl Barks.
Also in 1990 he realized another dream when he had the honor of working
with Al Williamson on the graphic novel series Atomic Age for the Marvel
Epic line of comics. The four issue series was created and written by
good buddy, Frank Lovece, pencilled by Mike, and inked by Mr. Williamson.
In 1992, he won the prestigious Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award
for his painted work and storytelling skills on the Innovation Comics
adaptation of Piers Anthony's classic Science Fiction novel On a Pale
Horse at that year's San Diego Comic Con.
In 1999-2003, he won the International Network of Golf Illustrator of the
Year Award for his work in Golf Illustrated, five years running!
Diana Light-Okamoto has been a writer, editor, and vice president of
Innovation Comics during their glory years of 1989-92. She was the
Creative Director of Cherry Tree Toys from 1993-98, designing products and
putting together their catalogs. She's currently a graphic artist with a
nationally known marketing corporation.and freelance designing, as well
as working on the script of her science fiction/fantasy creation, ZONE21.
Daughter, Jennifer Light, graduated high school second in her class and
has attended Boston University. She currently resides in Boston. She is
Diana's proudest creation, and Mike's most joyous association!