This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
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.
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.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Creates children's picture books using traditional and digital techniques.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Comic book artist known for his distinct style.
Pinup artist of the 1940s and 1950s who later turned to photography.
Creator of the influential graphic novel memoir, "Maus."
Painter, art teacher, and award-winning illustrator.
Artist who created Coca-Cola's iconic Santa Claus.