This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Graphic artist who worked in the Black Panther Party in the 70s.
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.
Artist and teacher whose focus is uplifting the viewer through abstract and emotional pieces.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Jetter uses visual memoir to tell personal stories and addresses political and social concerns.
Prolific illustrator and visual reporter primarily known for his humorous caricatures in major magazines.
Former Marine and illustrator for "The Black Panther" newspaper who later became a sculptor and gallery owner.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.
German-American illustrator whose work explores political and social issues through her drawing and visual narratives.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
Lewis is an American visual artist, social justice pioneer, and the first woman to join the Black Panther Party.
American realist painter and comic illustrator; one of "The Eight."
Celebrated Black Americans through biographical cartoons in the "Pittsburgh Courier" newspaper.
Civil rights activist and editor for "The Black United Front," and affiliate with the local Black Panther Party.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
The Australian-born American cartoonist has been labeled “the most influential editorial cartoonist” of his time.
A visual journalist, illustrator, and educator who focuses on direct, on location drawing and painting.