This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Started her art career at 78, known for her painted scenes of rural life in America.
American sports cartoonist famous for his creation of the "Brooklyn Bum."
The most important American political cartoonist and satirist of the late 1800s.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Known for drawings and watercolors during the 1960s and 1970s, she embraced digital art in the 1980s.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
American illustrator and writer; member of the Brandywine School.
Golden Age illustrator, muralist, and stained glass artist.
Inventor of the modern glamour aesthetic for American women's magazines.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Creates children's picture books using traditional and digital techniques.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
A Caldecott Award-winning illustrator whose picture books reflect a passion for life.
Illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist, known for her stories of Peter Rabbit.
A distinguished American illustrator and teacher during the late 19th century.
Illustrator of children's books; famous for fairies, goblins, and other fantastical creatures.
An artist, author, and art historian, Reed made a lifelong commitment to scholarship related to the art of illustration.
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art.
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.