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Since 1958, the Society of Illustrators has elected to its Hall of Fame artists recognized for their "distinguished achievement in the art of illustration". Artists are elected by former presidents of the Society and are chosen based on their body of work and the impact it has made on the field of illustration.

2012
Hall of Fame Inductees: R.O. Blechman, John Collier, Nancy Stahl, Ludwig Bemelmans*Edward Gorey*, John Sloan*

 

2011

Hall of Fame Inductees: Fred Otnes, Jerry Pinkney, Kenneth Paul Block, Alan E. Cober, Robert Heindel 

Arthur William Brown Recognition Award: Monte Beauchamp
 

 

2010
Hall of Fame Inductees: 
Wilson McLean, Chris Van Allsburg, Charles Edward Chambers*, Earl Oliver Hurst*, Orson Byron Lowell

Arthur William Brown Recognition Award: Richard Berenson

Dean Cornwell Achievement Award: Scott Bakal and Robert Zimmerman

 

2009
Hall of Fame Inductees: Paul Davis, Arnold Roth, Mario Cooper*, Laurence Fellows*, Herbert Morton Stoops

Arthur William Brown Recognition Award: Joyce Rogers Kitchell

Dean Cornwell Achievement Award: Abby Merrill

 

  

2008

Hall of Fame Inductees: Benton Clark*, Matt Clark*, Kinuko Y. Craft, Naiad Einsel, Walter Einsel*

Arthur William Brown Recognition Award: Judy and Arthur Zankel
Dean Cornwell Achievement Award: Irene Gallo and Dan Dos Santos

 

 

2007

Hall of Fame InducteesDavid Grove, Gary Kelley, Edward Windsor Kemble*, Russell Patterson*, George Stavrinos

Arthur William Brown Achievement Award: Warren Rogers

 

 

2006

Hall of Fame Inductees: Gilbert Bundy*, Bradshaw Crandell*, Keith Ferris, Harold Foster*, Frank H. Netter, MD*, Alvin J. Pimsler, Jack Neal Unruh

Arthur William Brown Achievement Award:Nan Lee Roberts

Dean Cornwell Recognition Award:Jill Bossert

 

 

2005

Hall of Fame Inductees: Jack Davis, Brad Holland,Herbert Paus*, Albert Beck Wenzell

Arthur William Brown Achievement Award: Murray Tinkelman

 

 

2004
Hall of Fame Inductees: John Berkey, John Groth*, Robert Andrew Parker, Saul Steinberg

Dean Cornwell Recognition Award: Lila Acheson Wallace

 

 


2003
Hall of Fame Inductees: Elaine Duillo, David Levine, Bill Mauldin*, Jack Potter

Dean Cornwell Recognition Award: Barnett Plotkin

 

 

2002
Hall of Fame Inductees:E. Simms Campbell*, Milton Glaser, Jean-Leon Huens*, Daniel Schwartz

Dean Cornwell Recognition Award: Wendy Popp, Rudy Gutierrez

 

 

2001

Hall of Fame Inductees: John James Audubon*, Will H. Bradley*, Howard Brodie, F.O.C. Darley*, Charles R. Knight*, Franklin McMahon

Dean Cornwell Recognition Award: Alice Price

Arthur William Brown Achievement Award: Henry Fleming

 

 

2000
Hall of Fame Inductees: James Bama, David Stone Martin, Alice and Martin Provensen*, Nell Brinkley*, Charles Livingston Bull*, James Allen St. John*

 

 

1999

Hall of Fame Inductees: Mitchell Hooks, Andrew Loomis*, Antonio Lopez*, Stanley Meltzoff, Thomas Moran*Rose Cecil O'Neill (Wilson)*, Adolph Treidler*

 

 

1998

Hall of Fame Inductees: Edward Penfield*, Frank Frazetta, Martha Sawyers, Kerr Eby*, Robert M. Cunningham, Boris Artzybasheff*

 

 

1997
Hall of Fame Inductees: Diane and Leo Dillon, Frank McCarthy , Chesley Bonestell*, Joe DeMers*, Maynard Dixon*, Harrison Fisher*


1996 
Hall of Fame Inductees: Herb Tauss, Anton Otto Fischer*, Winsor McCay*, Violet Oakley*, Mead Schaeffer*

 


1995

Hall of Fame Inductees: James Avati, McClelland Barclay* , Joseph Clement Coll* , Frank E. Schoonover*

 


1994

Hall of Fame Inductees: Harry Anderson, Elizabeth Shippen Green*, Ben Shahn*

 

 

1993

Hall of Fame Inductees: Robert McGinnis, Thomas Nast*, Coles Phillips*

 

 

1992

Hall of Fame Inductees: Joe Bowler, Edwin A. Georgi*, Dorothy Hood*

 

 

1991

Hall of Fame Inductees: Donald Teague, Jessie Willcox Smith*, William A. Smith*

 

 

1990

Hall of Fame Inductees: Burt Silverman, Robert Riggs*, Morton Roberts*

 

 

1989

Hall of Fame Inductees: Erté , John Held Jr.*, Arthur Ignatius Keller*

 

 

1988

Hall of Fame Inductees: Robert T. McCall, René Bouché*, Pruett Carter*

 

 

1987

Hall of Fame Inductees: Maurice Sendak, Haddon Sundblom*

 

 

1986

Hall of Fame Inductees: Al Hirschfeld, Rockwell Kent*

 

 

1985

Robert Weaver Charles Marion Russell* Arthur Burdett Frost*

 

 

1984

Hall of Fame Inductees: Neysa Moran McMein*, John LaGatta*, James Williamson*

 

 

1983

Hall of Fame Inductees: Mark English , Noel Sickles* , Franklin Booth*

 

 

1982

Hall of Fame Inductees:John Clymer, Henry P. Raleigh*, Eric (Carl Erickson)*

 

 

1981

Hall of Fame Inductees: Stan Galli, Frederic R. Gruger*, John Gannam*

 

 

1980

Hall of Fame Inductees:Saul Tepper , Howard Chandler Christy*, James Montgomery Flagg*

 

 

1979

Hall of Fame Inductees: Ben Stahl , Edwin Austin Abbey*, Lorraine Fox*

 

 

1978

Hall of Fame Inductees: Coby Whitmore , Norman Price* , Frederic Remington*

 

 

1977

Hall of Fame Inductees: Robert Peak , Wallace Morgan*, J.C. Leyendecker*

 

 

1976

Hall of Fame Inductees: John Falter, Winslow Homer*, Harvey Dunn*

 

 

1975

Hall of Fame Inductees: Bernie Fuchs, Maxfield Parrish*, Howard Pyle*

 

 

1974

Hall of Fame Inductees: Tom Lovell, Charles Dana Gibson*, N.C. Wyeth*

 

 

1973

Hall of Fame Inductee: Jon Whitcomb

 

 

1972

Hall of Fame Inductee: Ray Prohaska

 

 

1971

Hall of Fame Inductee:Stevan Dohanos

 

 

1970

Hall of Fame Inductee: Rube Goldberg

 

 

1969

Hall of Fame Inductee: Austin Briggs

 

 

1968

Hall of Fame Inductee: Peter Helck

 

 

1967

Hall of Fame Inductee: Robert Fawcett

 

 

1966

Hall of Fame Inductee: Al Dorne

 

 

1965

Hall of Fame Inductee: Al Parker

 

 

1964

Hall of Fame Inductee: Arthur William Brown

 

 

1963

Hall of Fame Inductee: Walter Biggs

 

 

1962

Hall of Fame Inductee: Edward Wilson

 

 

1961

Hall of Fame Inductee: Floyd Davis

 

 

1960

Hall of Fame Inductee: Fred Cooper

 

 

1959

Hall of Fame Inductees: Dean Cornwell, Harold Von Schmidt

 

 

1958

Hall of Fame Inductee: Norman Rockwell

 

 

 * presented posthumously