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.
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.
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."
American pen and ink artist who illustrated for newspapers, novels, and periodicals at the turn of the 20th century.
Artist who helped expand the practice and growth of illustration in the United States.
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.
Illustrator, painter, and leader of the American Modernist movement.
Illustrator and "Punch" cartoonist famous for his fairy books.
Cuban-born Ric Estrada emigrated to the U.S. where he illustrated comic books, animation, and bible stories.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Jetter uses visual memoir to tell personal stories and addresses political and social concerns.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.