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.
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."
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.
American illustrator who played a big role in the twenties in both the cultural and economic rise of African Americans.
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.
One of today's most beloved fantasy artists, Giancola paints in a classical style.
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.
Artist and teacher whose focus is uplifting and validating the viewer through abstract and emotional pieces.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.