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

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

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD, American
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
20 April 1943, American
Actress, Model

Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
08 July 1593, Italian
Painter
Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary Artist

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Painter

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American
Painter
Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist

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

Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, British
Musician

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, Swiss, French
Artist

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter
Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903, British
Artist

Lisa HanawaltLisa Hanawalt
19 June 1983, American
Cartoonists

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
14 November 1885, French
Artist
Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
08 October 1930, American
Artist

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

Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962, Swiss
Visual Artist

Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, French, British
Artist
Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German
Artist

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter
Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
02 January 1877, Croatian
Painter

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875, Dutch
Painter

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD, American
Mural Artist
Signe HansenSigne Hansen
19 April 1995, Danish
Digital Artist

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Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939, British
Singer, Artist, Cleric
Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American
Photographer

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

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

Poh Ling YeowPoh Ling Yeow
1973 AD, Australian
painter
Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959, American
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,
Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor

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

Jemima KirkeJemima Kirke
26 April 1985, British
Artist
Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962, American
Artist

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974, American
Television presenter, Artist

Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957, Japanese
Japanese manga artist

FairuzFairuz
20 November 1934, Lebanese
Actor, Singer, Artist
Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921, French, American
Painter, Choreographer, Model

Heather HunterHeather Hunter
01 October 1969, American
Actress
Elke SommerElke Sommer
05 November 1940, German
Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician

Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
28 September 1952, Dutch
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Alice LiddellAlice Liddell
04 May 1852, British
Artist

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director

Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American
Photographer

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

Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
25 January 1923, American
Artist

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949, Spanish, French
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery
Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940, American
Actress

Diva ZappaDiva Zappa
30 July 1979, American
Actress

Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974, American
Actress

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974, Lebanese
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour
19 January 1949, American
Sculptor, Model
Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16 May 1898, Polish, American
Painter

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879, British
Painter

Maggi HamblingMaggi Hambling
23 October 1945, British
Painter
Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
29 November 1900, American
Radio personality, Journalist

Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867, German
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,
Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French
Painter

Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932, German
Actor, Singer, Painter

Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
20 November 1943, American
Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Kara WalkerKara Walker
26 November 1969, American
Artist
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829, British
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Photographer

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
18 November 1948, American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist
Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American
Painter

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British
Painter

Pina BauschPina Bausch
27 July 1940, German
Choreographer, Ballet dancer, Dancer, Artist,

Eve EnslerEve Ensler
25 May 1953, American
Artist, Actor, Playwright, Autobiographer, Writer,
Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish
Painter

Emily CarrEmily Carr
13 December 1871, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Charlotte SalomonCharlotte Salomon
16 April 1917, German
Artist, Painter

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22 March 1912, Canadian, American
Painter
Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
1535 AD, Italian
painter, artist, visual artist

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
01 November 1889, German
Artist
Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
29 July 1950, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
23 September 1899, American
Sculptor, Painter
Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American
Photographer
Mary BlairMary Blair
21 October 1911, American
Artist, animator, designer