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.
Illustrator of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Fashion illustrator under designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and as a freelance artist through the 1980s.
Iranian illustrator of children's picture books, commercial products, and apparel.
His "Gibson Girl" influenced the style of the modern American woman in the late 1800s.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
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.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong and spirited American women.
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.
Illustrator best-known for his distinct style which he incorporated into film posters and advertisements.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
Pop artist known for his simple, graphic design combined with bold colors.
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.
Prolific artist known for her work in magazines, and a career that lasted about 50 years.