I have this original art and am trying to find who the creator is.. It seems familiar.. Has a 1980's feel.
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The same painting, down to the numbering (3/12), and one other from same artist, was found on a Goodwill auction site, but they don't give the artist name. I would think that given the materials of the framing these are both from before the 1980's (the yellowing of tape on the back of the frame makes me think they glue is quite old, probably from before the 80's).
From here, it would probably be best to try to find a signature match somewhere else, but I have not idea what it says:
The title is given in image: "pictorial ode to a torn woman."
I recognized the style (with the peculiar musculature), and I was pretty sure it was somebody who had done some early illustrations for Dungeons & Dragons. However, I couldn't quite figure the artists's name, so I had to go through lots of Googling to figure it out.
It appears to be Jim Roslof. I suspect this may be very early work, since it is fairly crude and does not have one of the later standard signatures that Roslof used. Note, however, that the handwritten name is clearly consistent with "Jim Roslof," although it's not possible to be sure that's what it says. Searching over images shows that Roslof used many different signatures styles over his career. Here is a clearly legible version of his name.
Obviously, this name bears scarce resemblance to the signature in the above artwork. Note, however, the last letters of the words "Jim" and "Roslof." The terminal "m" trails off just like the written "n" at the end of "woman" in the picture title. Even more clearly, the quite distinctive "f" at the end of "Roslof" (apart from the underline that crosses it) is practically identical to the letter at the end of "Artists proof."
The most objectively similar picture by Roslof that I could find with a bit of Googling is this image of the goddess Hecate from the Deities & Demigods Cyclopedia.
Note the similar angularity in the figure. The women's feet and bellies are especially similar. The same style of hatched shading is visible in the moon behind Hecate and on some of the flames at the unknown figure's feet. There is also the similarity imagery of the (occluded?) moon.