This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Magic Realist illustrator known for his strong sense of design and color.
Hungarian-born children's book illustrator, commercial illustrator, and animator.
Artist whose experience as a professional athlete helped influence the subject and flow of his work.
Maginel Wright Enright Barney
Early 20th century illustrator best known for her work in children’s book illustration.
Mary Jane Begin
Award-winning illustrator best known for her acclaimed children’s picture books.
Illustrator of iconic portraits of African American heroes, angels, and movie stars.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
Joseph “Joe” Bowler
Prolific magazine illustrator and portraitist.
Howard Chandler Christy
Turn of the century magazine illustrator and creator of the “Christy Girl.”
Robert M. Cunningham
Illustrator for a variety of America’s leading magazines, using sports themes as a common subject matter.
Charles C. Dawson
Early 20th century illustrator who played a central role in the culture of African Americans.
Joe De Mers
One of the most popular "boy/girl" illustrators of the mid-20th century.
Peter de Sève
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animated character design.
With her husband, Leo Dillon, illustrated children’s books, paperback books, and magazine covers.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
Illustrated Americans doing everyday activities.
Successful commercial illustrator and founder of the Famous Artists School.
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.
John Philip Falter
Illustrator of magazines, as well as portraits and Western scenes.