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Illustrators - International

• ASIFA - Hollywood Animation Archive Cartoon Hall of Fame

http://ahaachof.blogspot.co.uk/

Contains biographical information on several hundred animators, illustrators, cartoonists and comic artists. Like Wikipedia and AskArt, the data can be submitted by anyone. The entries, therefore, vary in length and quality. The site contains a wealth of information about the history of animation and related fields including articles, archive material, and interviews.


• Illustrators

http://www.bpib.com/illustra.htm

Compiled by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Contains profiles of over 100 illustrators active since the 1880s with examples of their work.


• Spirit of the Ages

http://spiritoftheages.com/Golden_Age_of_Illustration_Collection.htm

The Spirit of the Ages Collection is described as "the largest Independent reference resource for art sourced from antique and vintage illustrated book"s. The section of the site, entitled The Golden Age of Illustration Collection, contains some 5,000 examples of work by over 50 leading book illustrators active during the years c.1890-1930, together with biographical information on the artists.


Illustrators - Canada

• Artists in Canada

http://www.artistsincanada.com/

Compiled by ArtistsinCanada.com based in Saskatoon, Sakatchewan. Contains profiles of in excess of 1,000 contemporary Canadian artists working in a wide range of media including ceramics, carving, crafts, folk art, graphic design, illustration, jewellery, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, and video art. Also includes a separate category of Aboriginal artists.

All artists can be searched by name, media type and province. Contains links to the artists' Web sites and examples of their work.


Illustrators - USA

• Artists of the American Imagist Collection

http://www.americanillustration.org/artists.html

Compiled by the National Museum of American Illustration in Newport, Rhode Island. Contains profiles of some of the leading names in American illustration.


• American Art Archives

http://www.americanartarchives.com/artist_bios.htm

Compiled by Thomas Clement. Currently [2010] contains profiles of 159 mainly US illustrators with examples of their work.


• PM / A-D Designers and Artists

http://www.drleslie.com/Contributors/contributorslist.shtml

Compiled by Erin K. Malone as part of an M.F.A. Thesis on Dr Robert L. Leslie and The Composing Room submitted to Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York in 1994.

Contains profiles of nearly 200 artists and designers who contributed work to the magazine ‘PM’ and its successor ‘A-D’ between 1934-42
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Illustrators – USA - Women

• Illinois Women Artists Project

http://iwa.bradley.edu/artists

Compiled by Peoria Historical Society in Peoria, Illinois.

The IWA database currently [2011] includes information on a more than 450 women artists who were active in Illinois between 1840 and 1940. Artists can be searched alphabetically, by key word or by the medium in which they worked, e.g. painting, sculpture, illustration, ceramics, printmaking.


Illustrators – USA – Illinois

• Illinois Women Artists Project

http://iwa.bradley.edu/artists

Compiled by Peoria Historical Society in Peoria, Illinois.

The IWA database currently [2011] includes information on a more than 450 women artists who were active in Illinois between 1840 and 1940. Artists can be searched alphabetically, by key word or by the medium in which they worked, e.g. painting, sculpture, illustration, ceramics, printmaking.