This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Briggs used informal poses to create reality in his work.
Celebrated illustrator of contemporary American politics.
Prolific children's book illustrator of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.
Clara Miller Burd
Artist known for her stained glass designs and children’s book illustrations.
Beloved children's book illustrator for whom the Caldecott Medal was named.
E. Simms Campbell
The first African American illustrator to have his work nationally syndicated.
R. Gregory Christie
Children's book author, animator, and popular illustrator of jazz album covers.
Joseph Clement Coll
American pen and ink artist who illustrated for newspapers, novels, and periodicals at the turn of the 20th century.
Illustrator of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Mexican-born caricaturist and illustrator of images from the Harlem Renaissance.
Political cartoonist and caricaturist, best known for his illustrations for the works of Charles Dickens.
Robert M. Cunningham
Illustrator for a variety of America’s leading magazines, using sports themes as a common subject matter.
Felix Octavius Carr Darley
Artist who helped expand the practice and growth of illustration in the United States.
Joe De Mers
One of the most popular "boy/girl" illustrators of the mid-20th century.
Peter de Sève
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animated character design.
A master lithographer and noted painter of landscapes in watercolor and oil.
With her husband, Leo Dillon, illustrated children’s books, paperback books, and magazine covers.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
Arthur Garfield Dove
Illustrator, painter, and leader of the American Modernist movement.