This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
The first female artist at Charles E. Cooper Studio and a prolific illustrator of children's books.
Mary Jane Begin
Award-winning illustrator best known for her acclaimed children’s picture books.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Illustrator whose work for the New Holland Machine Company spanned thirty years.
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.
Artist and photographer whose illustrations and photographs were published in numerous mainstream national magazines.
Known for his distinctive style, English is the most awarded artist in the history of New York City’s Society of Illustrators.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
Best known for travel posters and paintings of wildlife for Weyerhauser Timber.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Sydney Prior Hall
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
American illustrator whose portrayals of rosy-cheeked children appeared in calendars, magazines, and children's books.
A pioneer of the “California Style” school of painting, Kingman was an influential teacher of illustration.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
Author, illustrator, and teacher known for her work with children's books.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Twentieth century American illustrator best known for his cover work for crime noir novels.