Famous Illustrators from Canada

List of notable or famous illustrators from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top illustrators born in Canada and even some popular illustrators who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian illustrators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These illustrators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known illustrator from Canada is included when available.

This list contains people like Lee Tockar and Bryce Hallett.

This historic illustrators from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian illustrators of note?" and "Who are the most famous illustrators from Canada?" These prominent illustrators of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian illustrators.

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  • Bryce Hallett is a Canadian independent animator living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Sheridan College's classical animation program and Canadore College's graphic communications program, Bryce has been creating numerous cartoons and animations since 1999 working under his business "Frog Feet Productions". His first job was creating the "Ranger Gord's Educational Films" and "Ranger Gord's Safety Tips" cartoons based on the character of the same name for The Red Green Show created by Steve Smith which aired on CBC Television and PBS.Since that time, Mr. Hallett has created numerous other animated shorts for sketch comedy TV series; a list that includes animation for ...more
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: North Bay, Canada
  • Frédéric Back, (April 8, 1924 – December 24, 2013) was a Canadian artist and film director of short animated films. During a long career with Radio-Canada, the French-language service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, he was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning two, for his 1981 film Crac and the 1987 film The Man Who Planted Trees.
    • Age: Dec. at 89 (1924-2013)
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Saarland, Germany, Saarbrücken
  • Gilles Tibo is a screenwriter, cartoonist,illustrator and writer.
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Nicolet, Canada
  • Janet Laurie Perlman (born September 19, 1954) is a Canadian animator and children's book author and illustrator whose work includes the short film The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 54th Academy Awards and received a Parents' Choice Award. Her 13 short films have received 60 awards to date. She was married to the late animation producer Derek Lamb. After working with Lamb at the National Film Board of Canada in the 1980s, they formed their own production company, Lamb-Perlman Productions. She is currently a partner in Hulascope Studio, based in Montreal. Perlman has produced animation segments for Sesame ...more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Canada, Montreal, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Québec, Americas
  • John Howe may refer to:
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
  • Kady MacDonald Denton
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    Kady MacDonald Denton (born 22 July 1941) is a Canadian creator of children's books, primarily an illustrator of picture books. She observed in 2011 that "I'm in that quickly-shrinking group of illustrators who doesn’t use a computer at any stage in the illustration process."
    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada