This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Possessed a superb sense for composition and detail.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
Award-winning fantasy artist who specializes in fanciful renditions of classic fairy tales.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
American illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post," "Time," and "Liberty" magazines.
A pioneer of the “California Style” school of painting, Kingman was a cultural ambassador and influential teacher of illustration art.
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Popular illustrator of commercial products, magazines, and books in the early 20th century.
Distinguished mid-20th century illustrator.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
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.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
American illustrator and writer; member of the Brandywine School.