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.
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
(Painter)

06 July 1907

Mexican

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
(Contemporary Artist)

22 March 1929

Japanese

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

Yvonne McGuinnessYvonne McGuinness
(Visual Artist)

12 October 1972

Irish

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
(Canadian Cartoonist)

09 April 1981

Canadian,American

Mary CassattMary Cassatt
(Painter)

22 May 1844

American

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
(Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter)

06 April 1917

Mexican

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
(Painter & Journalist)

14 October 1920

American

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
(Novelist)

09 August 1914

Finnish

Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
(American artist)

20 July 1939

American

Sonia DelaunaySonia Delaunay
(Artist)

14 November 1885

French

Faith RinggoldFaith Ringgold
(Artist)

08 October 1930

American

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
(Painter, Wife of Sir Sean Connery)

1929 AD

French,Moroccan

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

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

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
(Artist)

14 April 1957

German

Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
(Politician, Painter)

05 January 1955

Indian

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
(Sculptor, Psychic)

26 October 1862

Swedish

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
(Painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Françoise GilotFrançoise Gilot
(Painter, Choreographer, Model)

26 November 1921

French,American

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

18 November 1946

French

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
(Sculptor)

01 December 1761

French

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

16 March 1920

German

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

28 September 1952

Dutch

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

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

25 December 1911

French,American

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

05 November 1940

German

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

22 November 1907

French

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
(Painter, Printmaker)

27 October 1908

American

Rumiko TakahashiRumiko Takahashi
(Japanese manga artist)

10 October 1957

Japanese

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
(Painter)

04 February 1915

American

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
(Painter)

14 January 1841

French

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

08 July 1867

German

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

20 November 1943

American

Kate PeruginiKate Perugini
(Painter)

29 October 1839

British

Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
(Painter, Illustrator)

07 September 1860

American

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

18 November 1948

American

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

29 October 1930

French

Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
(Actor, Singer, Painter)

10 May 1932

German

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
(Painter)

16 May 1898

Polish,American

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
(Painter, Sculptor)

16 March 1822

French

Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
(painter)

07 May 1970

British

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
(Painter)

12 December 1928

American

Emily CarrEmily Carr
(Painter, Autobiographer)

13 December 1871

Canadian

Jenny HolzerJenny Holzer
(Artist, Painter, Sculptor)

29 July 1950

American

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
(Painter)

16 December 1908

Spanish

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
(Painter)

24 April 1931

British

Vanessa BellVanessa Bell
(Painter)

30 May 1879

British

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

25 July 1829

British

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
(Painter)

22 March 1912

Canadian,American

Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
(painter, artist, visual artist)

1535 AD

Italian

Eva HesseEva Hesse
(Sculptor, Painter)

11 January 1936

German

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

18 June 1942

American

Joan MitchellJoan Mitchell
(Painter)

12 February 1925

American

Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of OrangeAnne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
(Politician, Painter)

02 November 1709

Ruth KligmanRuth Kligman
(Painter)

25 January 1930

American

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
(Painter)

30 October 1741

Swiss,British

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
(Sculptor, Painter)

23 September 1899

American

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
(Painter, Photographer)

22 April 1970

American

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
(Painter)

29 March 1893

British

Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
(Painter, Art model, Model)

23 September 1865

French

Kiki SmithKiki Smith
(Sculptor, Painter, Artist)

18 January 1954

American

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

12 October 1939

American

Consuelo de Saint ExupéryConsuelo de Saint Exupéry
(Writer, Journalist, Painter, Sculptor)

10 April 1901

Salvadoran

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

29 November 1843

British

Elizabeth ThompsonElizabeth Thompson
(Painter)

03 November 1846

British

Maggi HamblingMaggi Hambling
(Painter)

23 October 1945

British

Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
(painter, choreographer)

03 June 1881

French,Russian

Mary BlairMary Blair
(Artist, animator, designer)

21 October 1911

American

Alice PrinAlice Prin
(Actor, Painter, Art model, Amy Elise Boyfriend, Dancer, Model)

02 October 1901

French

Evelyn De MorganEvelyn De Morgan
(Painter)

30 August 1855

British

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist)

12 July 1874

German

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
(Painter, Sculptor)

01 May 1874

Italian,American

Paula Modersohn-BeckerPaula Modersohn-Becker
(Painter)

08 February 1876

Cecily BrownCecily Brown
(painter)

1969 AD

British

Elizabeth CatlettElizabeth Catlett
(Sculptor, Printmaker, Painter)

15 April 1915

Mexican

Victorine MeurentVictorine Meurent
(Painter, Art model)

18 February 1844

French

Zinaida SerebriakovaZinaida Serebriakova

Russian

Laura KnightLaura Knight
(Painter, Autobiographer)

04 August 1877

British

Isabelle Collin DufresneIsabelle Collin Dufresne
(Writer, Artist, Actor, Painter)

06 September 1935

American

Akiane KramarikAkiane Kramarik

09 July 1994

American

Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
(Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual artist)

06 October 1913

Swiss,German

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
(Painter, Printmaker)

31 October 1883

French

Charlotte SalomonCharlotte Salomon
(Artist, Painter)

16 April 1917

German

Lavinia FontanaLavinia Fontana
(Painter)

24 August 1552

Italian

Alison LapperAlison Lapper
(Painter, Photographer)

07 April 1965

British

Rachel RuyschRachel Ruysch
(Botanical illustrator, Painter)

03 June 1664

Dutch

Carolyn CassadyCarolyn Cassady
(Writer, Painter)

28 April 1923

American

Sophie Taeuber-ArpSophie Taeuber-Arp
(Painter, Sculptor, Architect)

19 January 1889

Swiss

Gwen JohnGwen John
(Painter, Visual artist, Model)

22 June 1876

Welsh

Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
(painter, university teacher, graphic artist)

24 April 1889

Russian