This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women
Long-time illustrator for "National Geographic Society Magazine."
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
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.
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.
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.
Comic book artist known for his distinct style.
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.
Creator of the influential graphic novel memoir, "Maus."