This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
A portrait painter, muralist, and an illustrator of books and magazines.
American illustrator most famous for his paintings of pin-up models.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Prolific magazine illustrator and portraitist.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
Artist known for her stained glass designs and children’s book illustrations.
Turn of the century magazine illustrator and creator of the “Christy Girl.”
Illustrator who revolutionized children's book design at the turn of the century.
Illustrator, greeting card designer, and brother of Walter Crane.
Illustrated Americans doing everyday activities.
Illustrator most famous for his work addressing social issues around race by utilizing African-centric imagery.
Painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and author who is considered to be the greatest artist of the German Renaissance.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.
American illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post," "Time," and "Liberty" magazines.
Painter who reimagined the African-American spiritual, and depicted Harlem street scenes.
An influential figure of the Harlem Renaissance movement and mentor of African American artists.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.