This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Political cartoonist and caricaturist, best known for his illustrations for the works of Charles Dickens.
Early 20th century illustrator who played a central role in the culture of African Americans.
With her husband, Leo Dillon, illustrated children’s books, paperback books, and magazine covers.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
Illustrator and "Punch" cartoonist famous for his fairy books.
Iranian illustrator of children's picture books, commercial products, and apparel.
Illustrator of comic strips and books; first Black artist to win the Caldecott Medal.
Meticulous illustrator of plants, animals, and natural environments.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Award-winning fantasy artist who specializes in fanciful renditions of classic fairy tales.
Artist and teacher whose focus is uplifting the viewer through abstract and emotional pieces.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
An influential figure of the Harlem Renaissance movement and mentor of African American artists.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
Social realist and visual storyteller who portrayed people of color in a vibrant, geometric style.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
Author and illustrator most famous for his collaboration with Dr. Seuss and the Beginner Books imprint series.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
Prolific fantasy illustrator who has published several books featuring fantastic creatures.