This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Painter of landscape-inspired subjects and an illustrator of nationally acclaimed children’s books.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
A versatile illustrator and educator who has created illustrations for children's books and other publications.
Lawrence is best known for cartoons lampooning political figures from the 1970s through the 1990s.
Social realist and visual storyteller who portrayed people of color in a vibrant, geometric style.
Scientific illustrator, children's book artist, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Author, illustrator, and teacher known for her work with children's books.
As one of the few African American Abstract Expressionists, Lewis’ work headlined the Harlem art scene.
Lewis is an American visual artist, social justice pioneer, and the first woman to join the Black Panther Party.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Popular illustrator of commercial products, magazines, and books in the early 20th century.
Award-winning illustrator for a wide variety of clients; most famous for his portrait of Malcolm X.
Loomis created a series of instructional publications which have influenced generations of artists.
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations who later painted historical events and the American West.
Distinguished mid-20th century illustrator of books and periodicals.
American realist painter and comic illustrator; one of "The Eight."
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.