This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Stan and Jan Berenstain
Illustrators and writers of the "Berenstain Bears" book series.
Influential animator for Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
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.
Illustrator whose work for the New Holland Machine Company spanned thirty years.
Joseph “Joe” Bowler
Prolific magazine illustrator and portraitist.
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.
Designer who created the Harlem Toile de Jouy pattern which she incorporates into fabrics and earthenware.
George B. Bridgman
Significant anatomist and drawing teacher of over forty years at the Art Students League in New York City.
Briggs used informal poses to create reality in his work.
Celebrated illustrator of contemporary American politics.
One of the most popular fantasy artists of his generation, Brom's work is filled with haunting themes.
Prolific children's book illustrator of the late 19th and early 20th century.
The most popular female pulp artist; known for her provocative covers for "Weird Tales" magazine.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.