This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
A noted painter, illustrator, sculptor, teacher, and muralist whose work covered subjects of race, religion, civil rights, and everyday life in the south.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Designer who created the Harlem Toile de Jouy pattern which she incorporates into fabrics and earthenware.
Early 20th century illustrator who played a central role in the culture of African Americans.
Prominent French-British artist who worked during the last years of the Golden Age of Illustration.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Artist and illustrator best known for his work with cardboard.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
Groundbreaking modernist designer and children’s book illustrator who emerged as one of the international design community's most influential pathfinders and bridge-builders.
Teacher, author, and illustrator best known for his work in children’s picture books.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Notwithstanding his famous parentage, Peter Rockwell became an accomplished artist and author in his own right.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.
German-American puppeteer and illustrator regarded as the father of modern puppetry in North America.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.
Concept illustrator, set designer, and puppeteer for film and stage.
American illustrator, author, and designer whose works have appeared in magazines, children's books, and other publications.