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.
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress
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

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
Painter

Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American
Painter

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
09 August 1914, Finnish
Novelist
Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American
Painter
Barbara KrugerBarbara Kruger
26 January 1945, American
Conceptual Artist

Maya LinMaya Lin
05 October 1959, American
Designer

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

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

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
01 September 1886, Brazilian
Artist
Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962, Swiss
Visual Artist

Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, British
Painter
Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18 August 1859, Danish
Painter

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

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German
Artist

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter

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

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker

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

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

Cherie CurrieCherie Currie
30 November 1959, American
Actor, Singer, Wood carver, Musician, Songwriter,
Kari ByronKari Byron
18 December 1974, American
Television presenter, Artist

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

Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
28 September 1952, Dutch
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,
Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26 October 1862, Swedish
Sculptor, Psychic

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director
Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
26 November 1921, French, American
Painter, Choreographer, Model

Elke SommerElke Sommer
05 November 1940, German
Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician

Poh Ling YeowPoh Ling Yeow
1973 AD, Australian
painter

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

FairuzFairuz
20 November 1934, Lebanese
Actor, Singer, Artist
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957, Japanese
Japanese manga artist

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois
25 December 1911, French, American
Sculptor, Visual artist, Artist, Painter

Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
25 January 1923, American
Artist
Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
15 February 1899, American
Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27 October 1908, American
Painter, Printmaker
Nadine LabakiNadine Labaki
18 February 1974, Lebanese
Actor, Film director, Artist, Screenwriter

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Suze RotoloSuze Rotolo
20 November 1943, American
Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer
Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949, Spanish, French
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery

Eve EnslerEve Ensler
25 May 1953, American
Artist, Actor, Playwright, Autobiographer, Writer,
Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

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

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
30 January 1913, Indian
Painter
Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French
Painter

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
29 November 1900, American
Radio personality, Journalist
Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16 May 1898, Polish, American
Painter

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

Emily CarrEmily Carr
13 December 1871, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer

Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator
Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879, British
Painter
Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867, German
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British
Painter

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
29 October 1930, French
model, painter, visual artist, sculptor

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American
Painter
Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829, British
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model

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

Ginger GilmourGinger Gilmour
19 January 1949, American
Sculptor, Model

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
18 November 1948, American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American
Photographer
Kara WalkerKara Walker
26 November 1969, American
Artist

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish
Painter
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936, German
Sculptor, Painter

Ruth KligmanRuth Kligman
25 January 1930, American
Painter
Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer

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

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Photographer

Carolee SchneemannCarolee Schneemann
12 October 1939, American
Artist, Choreographer, Painter, University

Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
07 May 1970, British
painter
Gerda TaroGerda Taro
01 August 1910, German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Joan MitchellJoan Mitchell
12 February 1925, American
Painter
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Laura MercierLaura Mercier
French
 

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
16 March 1822, French
Painter, Sculptor

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881, French, Russian
painter, choreographer
Linder SterlingLinder Sterling
1954 AD, British
photographer