This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
An influential artist whose bold, black and white drawings came to define the Decadent movement in Britain.
The first female artist at Charles E. Cooper Studio and a prolific illustrator of children's books.
Illustrator of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Fashion illustrator who began working with designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and continued through the 1980s as a freelance illustrator.
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.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
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.”
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.
Award-winning illustrator and Founding Director of the MFA Illustration Practice program at MICA.
Best known for his gritty, urban scenes, and one of the famous Eight.
Pop artist known for his simple, graphic design combined with bold colors.
Considered the Father of Modern Tattooing.
Warhol appropriated images of everyday objects and celebrities and turned them into works of fine art.