This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Mary Hallock Foote
Foote lived the life she wrote about and illustrated, similar to that of novelist of pioneer life, Willa Cather.
Illustrator who pioneered an individual style despite working in a male-dominated field.
Creator of the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Meticulous illustrator of plants, animals, and natural environments.
Arthur Burdett “A.B.” Frost
Master draughtsman and illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Best known for travel posters and paintings of wildlife for Weyerhauser Timber.
One of today's most beloved fantasy artists, Giancola paints in a classical style.
Charles Dana Gibson
His "Gibson Girl" influenced the style of the modern American woman in the late 1800s.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
Using eye-popping imagery, Gogos painted more than fifty covers of "Famous Monsters of Filmland."
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Artist and illustrator best known for his work with cardboard.
Elizabeth Shippen Green
Golden Age illustrator known for her work in "Harper's" and "Ladies' Home Journal."
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Award-winning fantasy artist who specializes in fanciful renditions of classic fairy tales.
Artist and teacher whose focus is uplifting the viewer through abstract and emotional pieces.
Haenigsen was a prolific cartoonist best known for his long-running comic strip, “Penny.”