This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Maginel Wright Enright Barney
Early 20th century illustrator best known for her work in children’s book illustration.
One of America’s foremost artists who created visual narratives inspired by African American history.
The first female artist at Charles E. Cooper Studio and a prolific illustrator of children's books.
Mary Jane Begin
Award-winning illustrator best known for her acclaimed children’s picture books.
Stan and Jan Berenstain
Illustrators and writers of the "Berenstain Bears" book series.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
Pen-and-ink artist noted for his drawing style reminiscent of wood engravings.
Cartoonist for "The New Yorker" whose work has also appeared in numerous books and magazines.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
Eleanor Vere Boyle
Illustrator who created idyllic watercolors of woodlands and fairy tales.
Author and illustrator of picture books which depict animals and folktales from many cultures.
Prolific children's book illustrator of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.
Prodigious author and illustrator of award-winning children’s books.
Clara Miller Burd
Artist known for her stained glass designs and children’s book illustrations.
Virginia Lee Burton
The award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books founded the Folly Cove Designers.
Beloved children's book illustrator for whom the Caldecott Medal was named.
A prodigious advertising artist, Childress is best known for illustrating the "Dick and Jane" book series for children.
R. Gregory Christie
Children's book author, animator, and popular illustrator of jazz album covers.