This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
One of America’s foremost artists who created visual narratives inspired by African American history.
Designer who created the Harlem Toile de Jouy pattern which she incorporates into fabrics and earthenware.
Fashion illustrator under designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and as a freelance artist through the 1980s.
Prominent French-British artist who worked during the last years of the Golden Age of Illustration.
Iranian illustrator of children's picture books, commercial products, and apparel.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
An artist of Trinidadian descent, Holder painted, acted in films, and broke barriers on Broadway.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
American artist well-known for her fashion illustration and portraiture, and whose work has been featured both in the US and abroad.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Known for drawings and watercolors during the 1960s and 1970s, she embraced digital art in the 1980s.
Warhol appropriated images of everyday objects and celebrities and turned them into works of fine art.
Graphic artist and civic leader whose work is focused on race, equity, and human rights.