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List of notable or famous illustrators from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top illustrators born in the United States and even some popular illustrators who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American 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 the United States is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Andy Warhol, Dav Pilkey and more.

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

Use this list of renowned American illustrators to discover some new illustrators that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (269 items)
Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Illustrators from the United States
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Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist. Warhol's art used many types of media, including hand drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, silk screening, sculpture, film, and music. ...more

Age: Died at 59 (1928-1987)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Illustrators from the United States
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Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator. ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

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Bill Mauldin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Illustrators from the United States
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Bill Maudlin was an illustrator. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1921-2003)

Birthplace: Mountain Park, New Mexico, United States of America

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Maurice Sendak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Illustrators from the United States
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Maurice Sendak was a writer, illustrator, TV and film producer. ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1928-2012)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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