This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Popular mid-century pulp and comic book artist who is now a portrait artist.
Comic book artist and writer whose impact on the medium is unmatched.
Author and illustrator whose work had appeared in numerous fashion magazines, and is primarily known for her work in children's books.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Comic strip artist who addresses serious social and political issues.
Aviation illustrator and author who served as an official artist for the United States Army Air Forces.
Painter of landscape-inspired subjects and an illustrator of nationally acclaimed children’s books.
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.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
John La Gatta
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
Tom La Padula
A versatile illustrator and educator who has created illustrations for children's books and other publications.
Lawrence is best known for cartoons lampooning political figures from the 1970s through the 1990s.
Social realist and visual storyteller who portrayed people of color in a vibrant, geometric style.
Scientific illustrator, children's book artist, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Author, illustrator, and teacher known for her work with children's books.
American illustrator and author of award-winning books for children.
As one of the few African American Abstract Expressionists, Lewis’ work headlined the Harlem art scene.
Joan Tarika Lewis
Lewis is an American visual artist, social justice pioneer, and the first woman to join the Black Panther Party.