This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
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.
A Harlem Renaissance artist who addressed African American life and his own multiracial background.
American sports cartoonist famous for his creation of the "Brooklyn Bum."
The most important American political cartoonist and satirist of the late 1800s.
Contemporary illustrator and author Kadir Nelson is enamored with the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
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.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
American illustrator and writer; member of the Brandywine School.
Golden Age illustrator, muralist, and stained glass artist.
The Australian-born American cartoonist has been labeled “the most influential editorial cartoonist” of his time.
Inventor of the modern glamour aesthetic for American women's magazines.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Lynn Pauley is a visual journalist, illustrator, and educator who focuses on direct, on location drawing and painting for publication.
Illustrator best-known for his distinct style which he incorporated into film posters and advertisements.
Creates children's picture books using traditional and digital techniques.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
A Caldecott Award-winning illustrator whose picture books reflect a passion for life.
The winner of the Spectrum Rising Star award, Pisano paints images with elements of mythology and magic.