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.
A noted painter, illustrator, sculptor, teacher, and muralist whose work covered subjects of race, religion, civil rights, and everyday life in the south.
American illustrator most famous for his paintings of pin-up models.
Artist whose experience as a professional athlete helped influence the subject and flow of his work.
One of America’s foremost artists who created visual narratives inspired by African American history.
A poet, teacher, artist, and writer whose work appeared in numerous journals during the Harlem Renaissance.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Illustrator whose work for the New Holland Machine Company spanned thirty years.
Prolific magazine illustrator and portraitist.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
Designer who created the Harlem Toile de Jouy pattern which she incorporates into fabrics and earthenware.
Artist known for her stained glass designs and children’s book illustrations.
Turn of the century magazine illustrator and creator of the “Christy Girl.”
Mexican-born caricaturist and illustrator of images from the Harlem Renaissance.
Illustrator who revolutionized children's book design at the turn of the century.
Illustrator, greeting card designer, and brother of Walter Crane.
Early 20th century illustrator who played a central role in the culture of African Americans.
A master lithographer and noted painter of landscapes in watercolor and oil.
Illustrated Americans doing everyday activities.
Illustrator most famous for his work addressing social issues around race by utilizing African-centric imagery.