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
Actress
Frida KahloFrida Kahlo
06 July 1907, Mexican
Painter

Yayoi KusamaYayoi Kusama
22 March 1929, Japanese
Contemporary Artist

Yvonne McGuinnessYvonne McGuinness
12 October 1972, Irish
Visual Artist

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

Jade JaggerJade Jagger
21 October 1971, French, British
Model
Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
08 July 1593, Italian
Painter

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

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
26 October 1862, Swedish
Painter

Tracey EminTracey Emin
03 July 1963, British
Artist, Painter
Mary CassattMary Cassatt
22 May 1844, American
Painter

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

Naoko TakeuchiNaoko Takeuchi
15 March 1967, Japanese
Manga Artist

Hiromu ArakawaHiromu Arakawa
08 May 1973, Japanese
Manga Artist
Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
14 October 1920, American
Painter & Journalist

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter
Tracy GriffithTracy Griffith
19 October 1965, American
Actress

Micheline RoquebruneMicheline Roquebrune
1929 AD, French, Moroccan
Painter, Wife of Sir Sean Connery

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
29 October 1930, French
Sculptor
Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago
20 July 1939, American
American artist

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

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
01 September 1886, Brazilian
Artist

Sophie Gengembre AndersonSophie Gengembre Anderson
1823 AD, British
Painter

Anna AncherAnna Ancher
18 August 1859, Danish
Painter
Slava RaskajSlava Raškaj
02 January 1877, Croatian
Painter
Charlotte DeanCharlotte Dean
29 September 1982, American
Illustrator, Visual Artist

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
30 January 1913, Indian
Indian painter

Lizzy AnsinghLizzy Ansingh
13 March 1875, Dutch
Painter

Signe HansenSigne Hansen
19 April 1995, Danish
Digital Artist
Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist

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Kelsey MontagueKelsey Montague
1985 AD, American
Mural Artist

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957, German
Artist

Lauren LapkusLauren Lapkus
06 September 1985, American
Actress

Melissa VillaseñorMelissa Villaseñor
09 October 1987, American
Actress
Mamata BanerjeeMamata Banerjee
05 January 1955, Indian
Politician, Painter

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Ariana RichardsAriana Richards
11 September 1979, American
Actress

Jemima KirkeJemima Kirke
26 April 1985, British
Artist

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

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
Actress

Lisa FrankLisa Frank
21 April 1955, American
Businesswoman

Suchitra KrishnamoorthiSuchitra Krishnamoorthi
27 November 1975, Indian
Actress

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Alice LiddellAlice Liddell
04 May 1852, British
Artist

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

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761, French
Sculptor
Amanda LearAmanda Lear
18 November 1946, French
Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British
Painter

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

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
19 April 1949, Spanish, French
Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery
Diva ZappaDiva Zappa
30 July 1979, American
Actress

Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965, British
Painter, Photographer

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
27 October 1908, American
Painter, Printmaker
Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American
Photographer

Helen FrankenthalerHelen Frankenthaler
12 December 1928, American
Painter
Grandma MosesGrandma Moses
07 September 1860, American
Painter, Illustrator

Berthe MorisotBerthe Morisot
14 January 1841, French
Painter

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
Painter
Kate MillettKate Millett
14 September 1934, American
Writer

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

Miranda JulyMiranda July
15 February 1974, American
Actress

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
Painter

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
Artist

Remedios VaroRemedios Varo
16 December 1908, Spanish
Painter
Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
1535 AD, Italian
painter, artist, visual artist

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
22 March 1912, Canadian, American
Painter
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881, French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer
Jenny SavilleJenny Saville
07 May 1970, British
painter

Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741, Swiss, British
Painter

Rosa BonheurRosa Bonheur
16 March 1822, French
Painter, Sculptor

Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936, German
Sculptor, Painter
Anni AlbersAnni Albers
12 June 1899, German, American
Textile Artist

Ruth KligmanRuth Kligman
25 January 1930, American
Painter
Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
23 September 1865, French
Painter, Art model, Model

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

Dora CarringtonDora Carrington
29 March 1893, British
Painter
Paula Modersohn-BeckerPaula Modersohn-Becker
08 February 1876
Painter