Throughout history, there have been many women painters who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female painters such as Frida Kahlo, Mary Cassatt, Artemisia Gentileschi, Tracey Emin, Tove Jansson.The women painters featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
06 July 1907, Mexican

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
21 October 1971, French, British

Yvonne McGuinnessYvonne McGuinness
12 October 1972, Irish
Visual Artist

Charlotte Johnson WahlCharlotte Johnson Wahl
30 April 1942, British
Painter, Mother of Boris Johnson

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary Artist
Margaret KeaneMargaret Keane
15 September 1927, American

Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
08 July 1593, Italian

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
09 April 1981, Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

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

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
14 October 1920, American
Painter & Journalist

Tracy GriffithTracy Griffith
19 October 1965, American
Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
1929 AD, French, Moroccan
Painter, Wife of Sir Sean Connery

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
Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, British

Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18 August 1859, Danish
Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
02 January 1877, Croatian

Charlotte DeanCharlotte Dean
29 September 1982, American
Illustrator, Visual Artist

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875, Dutch
Signe HansenSigne Hansen
19 April 1995, Danish
Digital Artist
Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British

Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD, American
Mural Artist

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter
Ariana RichardsAriana Richards
11 September 1979, American

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

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

Elke SommerElke Sommer
05 November 1940, German
Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician
Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27 October 1908, American
Painter, Printmaker

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, French

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

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949, Spanish, French
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery
Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
10 October 1957, Japanese
Japanese manga artist

Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969, 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

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

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
30 January 1913, Indian
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
30 May 1879, British

Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932, German
Actor, Singer, Painter
Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
29 October 1930, French
model, painter, visual artist, sculptor
Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
29 July 1950, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor

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

Emily CarrEmily Carr
13 December 1871, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer
Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American
Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
16 May 1898, Polish, American

Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867, German
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
18 November 1948, American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish
Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936, German
Sculptor, Painter

Ruth KligmanRuth Kligman
25 January 1930, American

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22 March 1912, Canadian, American
Carolee SchneemannCarolee Schneemann
12 October 1939, American
Artist, Choreographer, Painter, University
Joan MitchellJoan Mitchell
12 February 1925, American

Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
23 September 1865, French
Painter, Art model, Model

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881, French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
23 September 1899, American
Sculptor, Painter
Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
29 November 1843, British
Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
16 March 1822, French
Painter, Sculptor

Kiki SmithKiki Smith
18 January 1954, American
Sculptor, Painter, Artist

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
29 March 1893, British

Consuelo de Saint ExupéryConsuelo de Saint Exupéry
10 April 1901, Salvadoran
Writer, Journalist, Painter, Sculptor
Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
1535 AD, Italian
painter, artist, visual artist

Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
07 May 1970, British
Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741, Swiss, British

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
12 July 1874, German
Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist

Mary BlairMary Blair
21 October 1911, American
Artist, animator, designer
Elizabeth CatlettElizabeth Catlett
15 April 1915, Mexican
Sculptor, Printmaker, Painter

Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of OrangeAnne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
02 November 1709
Politician, Painter
Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
03 November 1846, British

Paula Modersohn-BeckerPaula Modersohn-Becker
08 February 1876

Laura KnightLaura Knight
04 August 1877, British
Painter, Autobiographer

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
01 May 1874, Italian, American
Painter, Sculptor
Kate PeruginiKate Perugini
29 October 1839, British

Isabelle Collin DufresneIsabelle Collin Dufresne
06 September 1935, American
Writer, Artist, Actor, Painter
Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
30 August 1855, British

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
03 June 1664, Dutch
Botanical illustrator, Painter
Victorine MeurentVictorine Meurent
18 February 1844, French
Painter, Art model

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
31 October 1883, French
Painter, Printmaker
Carolyn CassadyCarolyn Cassady
28 April 1923, American
Writer, Painter