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.
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 of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Fashion illustrator who worked with designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and continued through the 1980s as a freelance illustrator.
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.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
A pioneer of the “California Style” school of painting, Kingman was a cultural ambassador and influential teacher of illustration art.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
Started her art career at 78, known for her painted scenes of rural life in America.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Inventor of the modern glamour aesthetic for American women's magazines.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”