Hall of fame

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.

2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Gustaf Tenggren
Gustaf Tenggren started out as a poor, fatherless boy living on a farm in Sweden.....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: George Petty
When the first issue of Esquire magazine hit the market in October 1933, Chicago-based illustrator George Petty rose from journeyman regional advertising artist to a national arbiter of fe....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Burne Hogarth
Born a year before Burroughs’ first Tarzan serial appeared in All-Story Magazine (and coincidentally in Burroughs’ hometown of Chicago as well), Hogarth brought the Man of the Apes to life....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Ralph Steadman
Steadman is fond of saying that he set out to change the world and failed.....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Anita Kunz
Canadian by birth, Anita Kunz has lived in London, New York and Toronto, and has been widely published in countries including Germany, Japan, Sweden, Norway, Canada, South Africa, Holland, Portugal....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Bart Forbes
After an honorable discharge from the Army, Forbes attended the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and soon began an illustration career that continues to this day.....Read More
2017 Hall of Fame Inductee: Mort Drucker
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Drucker is a self-taught artist who learned his craft in the trenches of comic book publishing houses in the late 1940s.....Read More

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