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
(Painter)

06 July 1907

Mexican

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
(Artist, Actress)

20 February 1924

American

Leslie StefansonLeslie Stefanson
(Actress, Model, Artist, Sculptor)

10 May 1971

American

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
(Artist)

15 November 1887

American

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
(Contemporary Artist)

22 March 1929

Japanese

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
(Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner)

1958 AD

American

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
(Actress, Model)

20 April 1943

American

Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
(Painter)

08 July 1593

Italian

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
(Painter)

15 September 1927

American

Tracey EminTracey Emin
(Artist, Painter)

03 July 1963

British

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
(Painter)

22 May 1844

American

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
(Novelist)

09 August 1914

Finnish

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Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
(Conceptual Artist)

26 January 1945

American

Maya LinMaya Lin
(Designer)

05 October 1959

American

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
(Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter)

06 April 1917

Mexican

Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
(Artist)

08 October 1930

American

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
(American artist)

20 July 1939

American

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
(Artist)

10 January 1903

British

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Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
(Artist)

14 November 1885

French

Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
(Visual Artist)

21 June 1962

Swiss

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
(Artist)

01 September 1886

Brazilian

Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
(Painter)

1823 AD

British

Anna AncherAnna Ancher
(Painter)

18 August 1859

Danish

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
(Indian painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

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Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
(Painter)

02 January 1877

Croatian

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
(Painter)

13 March 1875

Dutch

Signe HansenSigne Hansen
(Digital Artist)

19 April 1995

Danish

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
(Mural Artist)

1985 AD

American

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
(Artist)

14 April 1957

German

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
(Politician, Painter)

05 January 1955

Indian

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Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
(Singer, Artist, Cleric)

16 April 1939

British

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
(Photographer)

30 April 1976

American

Devon AokiDevon Aoki
(Actor, Film actor, Model, Artist)

10 August 1982

American

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
(Film maker)

10 September 1939

British

PJ HarveyPJ Harvey
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Artist, Singer, Guitarist)

09 October 1969

British

Kristin NelsonKristin Nelson
(Actor, Artist, Television actor)

25 June 1945

American

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Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
(Sculptor, Psychic)

26 October 1862

Swedish

Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
(Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter)

18 February 1974

Lebanese

Heather McCartneyHeather McCartney
(Artist)

31 December 1962

American

Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
(Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter, Artist, Film producer, Television actor)

30 November 1959

American

Elke SommerElke Sommer
(Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician)

05 November 1940

German

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
(Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer)

16 March 1920

German

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Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
(Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist)

15 February 1899

American

Bobbi BrownBobbi Brown
(Make-up artist, Businessperson)

14 April 1957

American

FairuzFairuz
(Actor, Singer, Artist)

20 November 1934

Lebanese

Kari ByronKari Byron
(Television presenter, Artist)

18 December 1974

American

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
(Photographer, Film director)

19 January 1954

American

Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
(Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model, Painter, Adult Film Star, Autobiographer, Biographer)

28 September 1952

Dutch

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Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
(Radio personality, Journalist)

29 November 1900

American

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
(Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter)

25 December 1911

French,American

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
(Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer)

18 November 1946

French

Carolee SchneemannCarolee Schneemann
(Artist, Choreographer, Painter, University teacher, Graphic artist)

12 October 1939

American

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
(Painter, Choreographer, Model)

26 November 1921

French,American

Dora MaarDora Maar
(Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model)

22 November 1907

French

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Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
(Japanese manga artist)

10 October 1957

Japanese

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
(Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer)

01 April 1960

British

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
(Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery designer, Designer, Socialite)

19 April 1949

Spanish,French

Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
(Artist)

25 January 1923

American

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
(Painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
(Painter, Printmaker)

27 October 1908

American

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Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
(Painter)

14 January 1841

French

Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
(Actor, Singer, Painter)

10 May 1932

German

Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
(Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer)

20 November 1943

American

Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
(Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist, Autobiographer, Graphic artist)

08 July 1867

German

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
(Painter)

16 May 1898

Polish,American

Emily CarrEmily Carr
(Painter, Autobiographer)

13 December 1871

Canadian

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Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
(Painter, Illustrator)

07 September 1860

American

Kara WalkerKara Walker
(Artist)

26 November 1969

American

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
(Photographer)

12 September 1953

American

Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
(Artist, Painter, Sculptor)

29 July 1950

American

Poh Ling YeowPoh Ling Yeow
(painter)

1973 AD

Australian

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
(Painter)

30 May 1879

British

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Bridget RileyBridget Riley
(Painter)

24 April 1931

British

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
(Painter)

12 December 1928

American

Pina BauschPina Bausch
(Choreographer, Ballet dancer, Dancer, Artist, Music educator, Ballet master, University teacher)

27 July 1940

German

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
(Painter)

04 February 1915

American

Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour
(Sculptor, Model)

19 January 1949

American

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
(model, painter, visual artist, sculptor)

29 October 1930

French

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Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
(Painter)

16 December 1908

Spanish

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
(Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist)

18 November 1948

American

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
(Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model)

25 July 1829

British

Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
(painter, artist, visual artist)

1535 AD

Italian

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
(Painter)

22 March 1912

Canadian,American

Eve EnslerEve Ensler
(Artist, Actor, Playwright, Autobiographer, Writer, Feminist)

25 May 1953

American

Jill GibsonJill Gibson
(Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter)

18 June 1942

American

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
(Painter, Sculptor)

16 March 1822

French

Eva HesseEva Hesse
(Sculptor, Painter)

11 January 1936

German

Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
(painter)

07 May 1970

British

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
(Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist, Dancer, Stage actor, Model)

15 January 1862

American

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
(Photographer)

03 October 1949

American

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
(Painter, Photographer)

22 April 1970

American

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
(Photographer, Artist, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

01 August 1910

German

Joan MitchellJoan Mitchell
(Painter)

12 February 1925

American

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
(Painter)

30 October 1741

Swiss,British

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
(Painter)

29 March 1893

British

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
(Sculptor, Painter)

23 September 1899

American

Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
(Painter, Art model, Model)

23 September 1865

French

Linder SterlingLinder Sterling
(photographer)

1954 AD

British

Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
(Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction writer, Botanist, Architect)

29 November 1843

British