This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
A dedicated artist with a distinct vision who transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
Started her art career at 78, known for her painted scenes of rural life in America.
Contemporary illustrator and author Kadir Nelson is enamored with the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Known for drawings and watercolors during the 1960s and 1970s, she embraced digital art in the 1980s.
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 Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art.