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

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

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary 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

Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American

Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist
Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959, American

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish

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

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903, British
Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

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

Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962, Swiss
Visual Artist

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
01 September 1886, Brazilian
Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, British

Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18 August 1859, Danish
Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
02 January 1877, Croatian

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875, Dutch

Signe HansenSigne Hansen
19 April 1995, Danish
Digital Artist
Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD, American
Mural Artist
Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German

Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
16 April 1939, British
Singer, Artist, Cleric

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American

Devon AokiDevon Aoki
10 August 1982, American
Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist
PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
09 October 1969, British
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer,

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Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
31 December 1962, American
Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
25 June 1945, American
Actor, Artist, Television actor

Jemima KirkeJemima Kirke
26 April 1985, British
Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974, American
Television presenter, Artist

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

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

20 November 1934, Lebanese
Actor, Singer, Artist
Bobbi BrownBobbi Brown
14 April 1957, American
Make-up artist, Businessperson

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director

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

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921, French, American
Painter, Choreographer, Model

Sandra KnightSandra Knight
01 January 1940, American
Poh Ling YeowPoh Ling Yeow
1973 AD, Australian

Suchitra KrishnamoorthiSuchitra Krishnamoorthi
27 November 1975, Indian

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

Alice LiddellAlice Liddell
04 May 1852, British
Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
20 November 1943, American
Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
25 December 1911, French, American
Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957, Japanese
Japanese manga artist

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
30 January 1913, Indian
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, British

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

Diva ZappaDiva Zappa
30 July 1979, American
Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965, British
Painter, Photographer

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27 October 1908, American
Painter, Printmaker
Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
15 February 1899, American
Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist

Kara WalkerKara Walker
26 November 1969, American

Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American
Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
25 January 1923, American
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American

Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867, German
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,
Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932, German
Actor, Singer, Painter

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16 May 1898, Polish, American

Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974, Lebanese
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

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

Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974, American
Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
18 November 1948, American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829, British
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879, British

Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
29 July 1950, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor

Emily CarrEmily Carr
13 December 1871, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
01 November 1889, German
Eve EnslerEve Ensler
25 May 1953, American
Artist, Actor, Playwright, Autobiographer, Writer,

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish

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

Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour
19 January 1949, American
Sculptor, Model
Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
1535 AD, Italian
painter, artist, visual artist

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22 March 1912, Canadian, American

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
29 November 1900, American
Radio personality, Journalist
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881, French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,