This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Aviation illustrator and author who served as an official artist for the United States Army Air Forces.
American illustrator and author of award-winning books for children.
Award-winning illustrator for a wide variety of clients; most famous for his portrait of Malcolm X.
Award-winning fantasy artist whose work is on books by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, and more.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong and spirited American women.
Contemporary illustrator and author focusing on the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Illustrator best-known for his distinct style which he incorporated into film posters and advertisements.
American illustrator most famous for her work with "The New Yorker."
Acclaimed illustrator of children's books often with an emphasis on African American history and culture.
Illustrator of children’s books focusing on African American figures in history, politics, sports, and the arts.
Painter, book illustrator, sculptor, performance artist, and writer who has worked across media, styles, and techniques.
The nephew of Norman Rockwell achieved success in multiple genres of illustration.
German-American puppeteer and illustrator regarded as the father of modern puppetry in North America.
Schongut has illustrated for advertising, book design, and poster art, and his own children's books.
Ned M. Seidler
Illustrator best known for his paintings in "National Geographic."
Magazine cover illustrator who enjoyed drawing homespun, rural subjects.
American illustrator, author, and designer whose works have appeared in magazines, children's books, and other publications.
Illustrator whose focus is on "the beauty and majesty of the animal world."
One of the leading fantasy artists of his time, Vallejo's paintings are often filled with eroticism.