This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Hungarian-born children's book illustrator, commercial illustrator, and animator.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
American painter, sculptor, and teacher.
Robert M. Cunningham (1924-2010) created illustrations for a variety of America’s leading magazines with sports themes as a common subject matter, and a series of ten United States postage stamps celebrating the 1980 Olympic Games. .
Illustrator of magazines, as well as portraits and Western scenes.
Illustrator who pioneered an individual style despite working in a male-dominated field.
Best known for travel posters and paintings of wildlife for Weyerhauser Timber.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
Loomis created a series of instructional publications which have influenced generations of artists.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Known for drawings and watercolors during the 1960s and 1970s, she embraced digital art in the 1980s.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
American illustrator and writer; member of the Brandywine School.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.