This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Pioneer of copyright ownership for comic book artists; creator of many comic book series, including "Hellboy."
Celebrated Black Americans through biographical cartoons in the "Pittsburgh Courier" newspaper.
Scottish illustrator beloved during his lifetime for children's book and fantasy illustrations.
Highly influential comic book artist known for his intense, noir aesthetic.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
Long-time illustrator for "National Geographic Society Magazine."
Prolific fantasy illustrator who has published several books featuring fantastic creatures.
Civil rights activist and editor for "The Black United Front," and affiliate with the local Black Panther Party.
Illustrator and designer of magazines, costumes, and stage productions.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
Known for her painted scenes of rural life in America, Moses began her art career at age 78.
A Harlem Renaissance artist who addressed African American life and his own multiracial background.
American sports cartoonist famous for his creation of the "Brooklyn Bum."
The most important American political cartoonist and satirist of the late 1800s.
Contemporary illustrator and author focusing on 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.
Teacher, author, and illustrator best known for his work in children’s picture books.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
American illustrator and writer; member of the Brandywine School.