Here are a few links to some of my favorite artists... I am sure you can see their influence in my work.
Keith Haring (1958 to 1990) www.haring.com
David Hockney (1937) www.davidhockney.com
Roy Lichtenstein (1927 to 1997) www.lichtensteinfoundation.org
Diego Rivera (1886 to 1957) www.diegorivera.com
Gary Baseman www.garybaseman.com
James Rosenquist (1933) www.jimrosenquist-artist.com
A few other links of interest...
California Insititue of the Arts www.calarts.edu
Paul Gorman www.paulgorman.org