This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
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.
British Romantic painter known for depicting apocalyptic themes.
An illustrator who has influenced cartoonists and animators throughout the Twentieth Century.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women.
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."
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.
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."