Throughout history, there have been many women artists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female artists such as Leslie Stefanson, Artemisia Gentileschi, Maya Lin, Barbara Kruger, Barbara Hepworth.The women artists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
06 July 1907, Mexican
Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903, British

Leslie StefansonLeslie Stefanson
10 May 1971, American
Actress, Model, Artist, Sculptor

Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
08 July 1593, Italian

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
15 November 1887, American

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD, American
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner
Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943, American
Actress, Model

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary Artist
Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959, American
Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter

Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, British

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, Swiss, French

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist
Lisa HanawaltLisa Hanawalt
19 June 1983, American

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
08 October 1930, American

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist
Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14 November 1885, French

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
01 September 1886, Brazilian
Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18 August 1859, Danish

Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, French, British

Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962, Swiss
Visual Artist
Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German

Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
02 January 1877, Croatian
Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875, Dutch

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD, American
Mural Artist

Signe HansenSigne Hansen
19 April 1995, Danish
Digital Artist
Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

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Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American
Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974, American
Television presenter, Artist

Devon AokiDevon Aoki
10 August 1982, American
Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939, British
Singer, Artist, Cleric
Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker
Poh Ling YeowPoh Ling Yeow
1973 AD, Australian

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945, American
Actor, Artist, Television actor

Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959, American
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,

Charlotte SalomonCharlotte Salomon
16 April 1917, German
Artist, Painter
Anita PallenbergAnita Pallenberg
06 April 1942, German, Italian

20 November 1934, Lebanese
Actor, Singer, Artist

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962, American

Jemima KirkeJemima Kirke
26 April 1985, British

Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969, American
Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
28 September 1952, Dutch
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,

Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957, Japanese
Japanese manga artist
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Alice LiddellAlice Liddell
04 May 1852, British

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921, French, American
Painter, Choreographer, Model
Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974, American
Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
20 November 1943, American
Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer

Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940, American

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949, Spanish, French
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director
Diva ZappaDiva Zappa
30 July 1979, American

Allisyn Ashley ArmAllisyn Ashley Arm
25 April 1996, American

Bobbi BrownBobbi Brown
14 April 1957, American
Make-up artist, Businessperson

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974, Lebanese
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
25 January 1923, American

Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879, British

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16 May 1898, Polish, American
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour
19 January 1949, American
Sculptor, Model

Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932, German
Actor, Singer, Painter
Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829, British
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model

Eve EnslerEve Ensler
25 May 1953, American
Artist, Actor, Playwright, Autobiographer, Writer,
Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
29 November 1900, American
Radio personality, Journalist

Kara WalkerKara Walker
26 November 1969, American

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867, German
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,
Pina BauschPina Bausch
27 July 1940, German
Choreographer, Ballet dancer, Dancer, Artist,

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22 March 1912, Canadian, American

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
18 November 1948, American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British

Emily CarrEmily Carr
13 December 1871, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer

Joan MondaleJoan Mondale
08 August 1930, American
Art advocate

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish

Edith VonnegutEdith Vonnegut
1949 AD, American
Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936, German
Sculptor, Painter

Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
29 July 1950, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
29 March 1893, British
Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer
Mary BlairMary Blair
21 October 1911, American
Artist, animator, designer