This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Known for his strong sense of design and color.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animations.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animation characters.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Known for showing beautiful American women wearing high fashion.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia," a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
A versatile and accomplished illustrator and educator who has created illustration for publications, children's books, and licensing.
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations, and later painted historical events and American West
A dedicated artist with a distinct personal vision, he quietly transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books who is inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
A distinguished American illustrator and teacher during the late 19th century.
Best-known for his "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he depicted civil rights struggles for "Look" in the 1960s.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books, young adult novels, and related products.
Schaeffer's painterly style explemifies the Brandywine School tradition.
Artist best known for his distinct style of comic book art.