This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and author who is considered to be the greatest artist of the German Renaissance.
Artist and photographer whose illustrations and photographs were published in numerous mainstream national magazines.
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.
Artist and illustrator best known for his work with cardboard.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Artist and teacher whose focus is uplifting the viewer through abstract and emotional pieces.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.
Best-known for his series of portraits of Tuskegee Airmen from World War II.
Walter Beach Humphrey
American illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post," "Time," and "Liberty" magazines.
Sigismund de Ivanowski
Painter and illustrator recognized for his garden scenes, cityscapes, and portraits.
Malvin Gray Johnson
Painter who reimagined the African-American spiritual and depicted Harlem street scenes.
Loïs Mailou Jones
An influential figure of the Harlem Renaissance movement and mentor of African American artists.
Prolific illustrator and visual reporter primarily known for his humorous caricatures in major magazines.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
Social realist and visual storyteller who portrayed people of color in a vibrant, geometric style.
Award-winning illustrator for a wide variety of clients; most famous for his portrait of Malcolm X.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.