This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Cuban-born Ric Estrada emigrated to the U.S. where he illustrated comic books, animation, and bible stories.
James Montgomery Flagg
Flagg created the iconic World War I poster, "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army."
Creator of the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.
Arthur Burdett “A.B.” Frost
Master draughtsman and illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Haenigsen was a prolific cartoonist best known for his long-running comic strip, “Penny.”
Sydney Prior Hall
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Animator who worked at Disney, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera.
Prolific illustrator and visual reporter primarily known for his humorous caricatures in major magazines.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.
A pioneer of the “California Style” school of painting, Kingman was an influential teacher of illustration.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Comic strip artist who addresses serious social and political issues.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
German-American illustrator whose work explores political and social issues through her drawing and visual narratives.
Lawrence is best known for cartoons lampooning political figures from the 1970s through the 1990s.
Joan Tarika Lewis
Lewis is an American visual artist, social justice pioneer, and the first woman to join the Black Panther Party.
Distinguished mid-20th century illustrator of books and periodicals.