This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
American illustrator most famous for his paintings of pin-up models.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Prolific magazine illustrator and portraitist.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
Painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and author who is considered to be the greatest artist of the German Renaissance.
Painter who reimagined the African-American spiritual, and depicted Harlem street scenes.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
British Romantic painter known for depicting apocalyptic themes.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong and spirited American women.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
Contemporary illustrator and author Kadir Nelson is enamored with the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
A Caldecott Award-winning illustrator whose picture books reflect a passion for life.
Best known for his gritty, urban scenes, and one of the famous Eight.