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.
The first female artist at Charles E. Cooper Studio and a prolific illustrator of children's books.
Award-winning illustrator best known for her acclaimed children’s picture books.
Illustrators and writers of the "Berenstain Bears" book series.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
Illustrator who revolutionized children's book design at the turn of the century.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animated character design.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Illustrator of 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 illustrator and educator who has created illustrations for children's books and other publications.
Scientific illustrator, children's book illustrator, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations who later painted historical events and the American West.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
A dedicated artist with a distinct vision who transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.