This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Golden Age illustrator known for her work in "Harper's" and "Ladies' Home Journal."
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Artist, art historian, theorist, and re-discoverer of Dynamic Symmetry and the “Golden Ratio.”
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
Illustrator of spare and finely calculated renderings of urban and rural America.
American illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post," "Time," and "Liberty" magazines.
Animator who worked at Disney, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera.
Jetter uses visual memoir to tell personal stories and addresses political and social concerns.
Best known for political cartoons and book illustrations for "Huckleberry Finn" and "Uncle Tom’s Cabin."
Popular mid-century pulp and comic book artist who is now a portrait artist.
Comic book artist and writer whose impact on the medium is unmatched.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.