This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Jessie Willcox Smith
Golden Age illustrator known for her depictions of children.
J. Frederick Smith
Pinup artist of the 1940s and 1950s who later turned to photography.
Golden Age artist noted for his full-page newspaper illustrations.
John George Sowerby
English illustrator best known for his children's books "Afternoon Tea" and "At Home."
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.
Concept illustrator, set designer, and puppeteer for film and stage.
Painter, art teacher, and award-winning illustrator.
Prolific "New Yorker" cover artist who focused on man’s everyday struggles.
A masterful artist who relished his engagement with the visual world and post-war society.
Gloria Stoll Karn
A popular female pulp magazine artist in a male-dominated field.
An American illustrator, graphic novelist, and educator.
An illustrator who transformed the perception of dinosaurs, and a designer of films.
Author/illustrator of children’s books containing a blend of reality and imagination.
American illustrator, author, and designer whose works have appeared in magazines, children's books, and other publications.
Artist who created Coca-Cola's iconic Santa Claus.
Disney animator who became Creative Producer for Hanna-Barbera.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
Artist who earned international acclaim for his transformative religious genre paintings.
Sir John Tenniel
A political cartoonist and illustrator, famous for his illustrations for Alice in Wonderland.