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.
Twentieth century American illustrator best known for his cover work for crime noir novels.
Award-winning fantasy artist whose work is on books by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, and more.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
A dedicated illustrator 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.
Author and illustrator most famous for his collaboration with Dr. Seuss and the Beginner Books imprint series.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong and spirited American women.
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.