This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Powerful 20th century American illustrator, painter and teacher.
Painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and author who is considered to be the greatest artist of the German Renaissance.
Graphic artist who worked in the Black Panther Party in the 70s.
One of the most-awarded fantasy and science fiction artists in contemporary illustration.
Animator and character designer for Hanna-Barbera, MGM, Warner Bros., and Ruby-Spears.
One of the most famous pin-up artists of the 20th century.
Artist and photographer whose illustrations and photographs were published in numerous mainstream national magazines.
Known for his distinctive style, English is the most awarded artist in the history of New York City’s Society of Illustrators.
Cuban-born Ric Estrada emigrated to the U.S. where he illustrated comic books, animation, and bible stories.
John Philip Falter
Illustrator of magazines, as well as portraits and Western scenes.
Taravat Jalali Farahani
Iranian illustrator of children's picture books, commercial products, and apparel.
Contemporary illustrator best known for painting detailed covers for mystery novels.
Possessed a superb sense for composition and detail.
Illustrator of comic strips and books; first Black artist to win the Caldecott Medal.
Author of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel memoir, "Mom's Cancer."
Anton Otto Fischer
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
James Montgomery Flagg
Flagg created the iconic World War I poster, "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army."
Popular illustrator and influential instructor to a generation of 20th century illustrators at the Art Students League.
Mary Hallock Foote
Foote lived the life she wrote about and illustrated, similar to that of novelist of pioneer life, Willa Cather.