Artists & Painters Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous artists & painters whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jack Kirby, Junji Ito, Jackson Pollock, Johannes Vermeer and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of artists & painters whose names start with J includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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Jean-Michel Basquiat
(American Artist Who Became Popular During the 1980s as Part of the Neo-Expressionism Movement)
Jean-Michel Basquiat
36
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 12, 1988
 2 
Jackson Pollock
(American Abstract Expressionist Artist Known for His ‘Drip Technique’ Work)
Jackson Pollock
35
Birthdate: January 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cody, Wyoming, United States
Died: August 11, 1956
 3 
Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)
Jack Kirby
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994
 4 
Johannes Gutenberg
(German Inventor and Printer Who Introduced Printing to Europe With His Mechanical Movable-Type Printing Press)
Johannes Gutenberg
11
Birthdate: 1400 AD
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: February 3, 1468
 5 
Junji Ito
(Japanese Horror Mangaka and Writer)
Junji Ito
13
Birthdate: July 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gifu, Japan
 6 
Johannes Vermeer
(One of the Greatest Painters of the Dutch Golden Age)
Johannes Vermeer
11
Birthdate: October 31, 1632
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
Died: December 15, 1675
 7 
J. M. W. Turner
(Romantic painter)
J. M. W. Turner
4
Birthdate: April 23, 1775
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 19, 1851
 8 
John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)
John Ruskin
9
Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20, 1900
 9 
Joan Miró
(Spanish Painter, Sculptor and Ceramicist Known for His work in ‘Surrealism’, ‘Fauvism’ and ‘Expressionism’)
Joan Miró
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25, 1983
 10 
Jwan Yosef
(Swedish Painter and Artist Who is Specializes in Plastic Arts)
Jwan Yosef
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Birthdate: September 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Al-Hasakah, Syria
 11 
John James Audubon
(US Artist and Ornithologist Known for His Drawings of North American Birds)
John James Audubon
4
Birthdate: April 26, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: January 27, 1851
 12 
John Singer Sargent
(American Expatriate Artist and One of the Leading Portrait Painters of His Generation)
John Singer Sargent
4
Birthdate: January 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: April 14, 1925
 13 
Jan van Eyck
(Painter)
Jan van Eyck
3
Birthdate: 1390 AD
Birthplace: Maaseik, Belgium
Died: July 9, 1441
 14 
Jim Lee
(Comic Book Artist, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of 'DC Comics')
Jim Lee
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 15 
Jacques-Louis David
5
Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29, 1825
 16 
John Constable
(Romantic Painter)
John Constable
2
Birthdate: June 11, 1776
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Bergholt
Died: March 31, 1837
 17 
John Everett Millais
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: August 13, 1896
 18 
Jasper Johns
(Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer)
Jasper Johns
3
Birthdate: May 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Augusta
 19 
Jean Giraud
(Artist)
Jean Giraud
1
Birthdate: May 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Died: March 10, 2012
 20 
Jacob Lawrence
6
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 9, 2000
 21 
Joe Shuster
(Comic Book Artist Best Known for Co-creating the DC Comics Character 'Superman')
Joe Shuster
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 30, 1992
 22 
Justine Frischmann
(Was the Lead Singer of the Britpop band 'Elastica' and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Suede')
Justine Frischmann
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Celebrity Names:
 23 
Juan Gris
(Spanish Cubist Painter)
Juan Gris
3
Birthdate: March 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 11, 1927
 24 
John Lurie
(Musician)
John Lurie
1
Birthdate: December 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
(Painter)
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
1
Birthdate: August 29, 1780
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montauban, France
Died: January 14, 1867
 26 
Judith Kerr
(Writer and illustrator whose books sold more than 10 million copies around the world)
Judith Kerr
2
Birthdate: June 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 22, 2019
 27 
Judy Chicago
(American Feminist Artist and Writer Known for Her Art Work ‘The Dinner Party’ and ‘International Honor Quilt’)
Judy Chicago
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 28 
Julian Schnabel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Painter)
Julian Schnabel
2
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Joe Alaskey
(Comedian)
Joe Alaskey
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Troy, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 2016
 30 
Joy Adamson
(Naturalist and Author of the Book 'Born Free', Which Documents Her Experience In Raising a Lion Club)
Joy Adamson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Opava, Czechia
Died: January 3, 1980
 31 
John Singleton Copley
(American Painter Known for His Work ‘Watson and the Shark’)
John Singleton Copley
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1738
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 9, 1815
 32 
Jean-François Millet
(Artist)
Jean-François Millet
1
Birthdate: October 4, 1814
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gréville-Hague, La Hague, France
Died: January 20, 1875
 33 
Jeroen Krabbe
(Actor, Director)
Jeroen Krabbe
0
Birthdate: December 5, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
James Ensor
(Belgian Expressionist Painter)
James Ensor
0
Birthdate: April 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ostend, Belgium
Died: November 19, 1949
 35 
John Berger
(Novelist)
John Berger
2
Birthdate: November 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 2, 2017
 36 
Jan Matejko
(Painter)
Jan Matejko
1
Birthdate: July 30, 1838
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: November 1, 1893
 37 
Jade Jagger
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 38 
Jenny Holzer
(Artist, Painter, Sculptor)
Jenny Holzer
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gallipolis
 39 
Joseph Ducreux
(Former Painter who was a successful portraitist at the court of Louis XVI of France)
Joseph Ducreux
0
Birthdate: June 26, 1735
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 24, 1802
 40 
Joaquín Sorolla
(Spanish Valencian Painter Best Known for His Depictions of Beach and Water Scenes)
Joaquín Sorolla
2
Birthdate: February 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: August 10, 1923
 41 
Jean Arp
(German-French-Sculptor Best Known for His Biomorphic Sculptures)
Jean Arp
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 7, 1966
 42 
Jean-Leon Gerome
(Painter)
Jean-Leon Gerome
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vesoul, Haute-Saône, France
Died: January 10, 1904
 43 
Joan Mitchell
(Painter)
Joan Mitchell
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: October 30, 1992
 44 
Jill Gibson
(Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter)
Jill Gibson
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 45 
John William Godward
(Painter)
John William Godward
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon
Died: December 13, 1922
 46 
John Baldessari
(American Conceptual Artist Known for Found Photography and Appropriated Images)
John Baldessari
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: National City, California, United States
Died: January 2, 2020
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 47 
Joseph Cornell
(Film director, Sculptor, Painter)
Joseph Cornell
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nyack
Died: December 29, 1972
 48 
John Atkinson Grimshaw
(Painter)
John Atkinson Grimshaw
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leeds
Died: October 13, 1893
 49 
Joan Mondale
(Art advocate)
Joan Mondale
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon
Died: February 3, 2014
 50 
J. C. Leyendecker
(Illustrator, Painter, Artist)
J. C. Leyendecker
1
Birthdate: March 23, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montabaur
Died: July 26, 1951