This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
A noted painter, illustrator, sculptor, teacher, and muralist whose work covered subjects of race, religion, civil rights, and everyday life in the south.
One of America’s foremost artists who created visual narratives inspired by African American history.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
Cartoonist for "The New Yorker" whose work has also appeared in numerous books and magazines.
Celebrated illustrator of contemporary American politics.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.
Political cartoonist and caricaturist, best known for his illustrations for the works of Charles Dickens.
American cartoonist most known for his caricatures in publications such as "Puck" and "Judge."
Whitney Darrow, Jr.
Darrow was an American cartoonist and author, best known for his fifty-year career at "The New Yorker."
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.
With her husband, Leo Dillon, illustrated children’s books, paperback books, and magazine covers.
Arthur Garfield Dove
Illustrator, painter, and leader of the American Modernist movement.
Richard ‘Dicky’ Doyle
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.
James Montgomery Flagg
Flagg created the iconic World War I poster, "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army."
Creator of the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Sydney Prior Hall
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Prolific illustrator and visual reporter primarily known for his humorous caricatures in major magazines.