This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Alex Ross (Nelson Alexander Ross)
Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art.
Alex Ross (Alexander Sharpe Ross)
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Charles Marion Russell
Known as ‘’the cowboy artist," Russell was a painter and sculptor of the American West and Canada.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.
German-American puppeteer and illustrator regarded as the father of modern puppetry in North America.
Prolific cover artist of pulp magazines.
Schaeffer's painterly style explemifies the Brandywine School tradition.
Fifteenth century German painter and engraver whose printmaking influenced numerous old masters.
Schongut has illustrated for advertising, book design, and poster art, and his own children's books.
Prolific illustrator of books and magazines during the early 20th century.
Creator of the popular "Peanuts" comic strip.
Ned M. Seidler
Illustrator best known for his paintings in "National Geographic."
Magazine cover illustrator who enjoyed drawing homespun, rural subjects.
Illustrator and cartoonist who worked at "Punch;" best known for illustrating Winnie the Pooh.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.
Best known for illustrating theater scenes and images of the streets of New York City.
Best known for creating Superman, in collaboration with writer Jerry Siegel.
Comic book artist known for his distinct style.
Influential animator and character designer at Hanna-Barbera.
John French Sloan
Best known for his gritty, urban scenes, and one of the famous Eight.