This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.
Best known for illustrating theater scenes and images of the streets of New York City.
Best known for creating Superman, in collaboration with writer Jerry Siegel.
Comic book artist known for his distinct style.
Influential animator and character designer at Hanna-Barbera.
Best known for his gritty, urban scenes, and one of the famous Eight.
Illustrator of children’s books and the author of the graphic novel, "Stitches: A Memoir."
A highly acclaimed humorous illustrator and animator.
Golden Age illustrator known for her depictions of children.
Pinup artist of the 1940s and 1950s who later turned to photography.
Illustrator, art director, and educator.
Creator of the influential graphic novel memoir, "Maus."
Spollen creates 3-D illustrations in sketches, relief sculpture, and digital media prints.
Painter, art teacher, and award-winning illustrator.
Renowned for comic art that kept America laughing for more than seventy years.
A masterful artist who relished his engagement with the visual world and post-war society.
A popular female pulp magazine artist in a male-dominated field.
An American illustrator, graphic novelist, and educator.
Artist who created Coca-Cola's iconic Santa Claus.
Disney animator who became Creative Producer for Hanna-Barbera.