This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Julian Allen was best known for his ability to create realistic, convincing portrayals of unwitnessed events.
Hungarian-born children's book illustrator, commercial illustrator, and animator.
Artist whose experience as a professional athlete helped influence the subject and flow of his work.
Pen-and-ink artist noted for his drawing style reminiscent of wood engravings.
Celebrated illustrator of contemporary American politics.
Prolific children's book illustrator of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Virginia Lee Burton
The award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books founded the Folly Cove Designers.
Beloved children's book illustrator for whom the Caldecott Medal was named.
Influential adventure illustrator who created popular comic strips "Terry and the Pirates" and "Steve Canyon."
Joseph Clement Coll
American pen and ink artist who illustrated for newspapers, novels, and periodicals at the turn of the 20th century.
Mexican-born caricaturist and illustrator of images from the Harlem Renaissance.
American cartoonist most known for his caricatures in publications such as "Puck" and "Judge."
Felix Octavius Carr Darley
Artist who helped expand the practice and growth of illustration in the United States.
A master lithographer and noted painter of landscapes in watercolor and oil.
M. Gayle Dickson
Illustrator for “The Black Panther” who became a community leader and pastor.
Illustrator most famous for his work addressing social issues around race by utilizing African-centric imagery.
Arthur Garfield Dove
Illustrator, painter, and leader of the American Modernist movement.
Richard ‘Dicky’ Doyle
Illustrator and "Punch" cartoonist famous for his fairy books.
Prominent French-British artist who worked during the last years of the Golden Age of Illustration.
Graphic artist who worked in the Black Panther Party in the 70s.