Famous Women Artists & Painters

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.

 1 Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Mexican
Died: July 13, 1954

Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo, was known for her many portraits and self-portraits. Her work is said to have been inspired by the nature, artifacts and popular culture of Mexico. Her work was not much known until the late 1970s, when it was rediscovered by art historians and political activists. By early 1990s, she became a recognized figure in art history.

 2 Lauren Lapkus

Lauren Lapkus
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 3 Yvonne McGuinness

Yvonne McGuinness
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Famous As: Visual Artist
Birthdate: October 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Irish

 4 Tasya van Ree

Tasya van Ree
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Tasya van Ree is a popular American painter and photographer, known for her keen interests in visual presentation and mixed media. Also known for her distinctive sense of fashion, Tasya believes that people become what they wear. An openly gay celebrity, she serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community. She has dated personalities like Amber Heard and Caroline Vreeland.

 5 Micheline Roquebrune

Micheline Roquebrune
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Famous As: Wife of Sir Sean Connery
Birthdate: 1929 AD
Nationality: French, Moroccan

 6 Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 8, 1593
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian
Died: 1656 AD

 7 Ariana Richards

Ariana Richards
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
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 8 Melissa Villaseñor

Melissa Villaseñor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 9 Miranda July

Miranda July
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 10 Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama
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Famous As: Contemporary Artist
Birthdate: March 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Japanese

 11 Jade Jagger

Jade Jagger
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French, British

 12 Anita Pallenberg

Anita Pallenberg
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German, Italian
Died: June 13, 2017

 13 Naoko Takeuchi

Naoko Takeuchi
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Famous As: Manga Artist
Birthdate: March 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Japanese

 14 Heart Evangelista

Heart Evangelista
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Filipino

 15 Heather Hunter

Heather Hunter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 16 Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: April 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 17 Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin
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Famous As: Artist, Painter
Birthdate: July 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 18 Margaret Keane

Margaret Keane
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 19 Rumiko Takahashi

Rumiko Takahashi
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Famous As: Japanese manga artist
Birthdate: October 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Japanese

 20 Charlotte Johnson Wahl

Charlotte Johnson Wahl
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Famous As: Painter, Mother of Boris Johnson
Birthdate: April 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 21 Sylvia Kristel

Sylvia Kristel
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Famous As: Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model, Painter, Adult Film Star, Autobiographer, Biographer
Birthdate: September 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Dutch
Died: October 17, 2012

 22 Alice Liddell

Alice Liddell
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 4, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: November 16, 1934

 23 Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Finnish
Died: June 27, 2001

 24 Traudl Junge

Traudl Junge
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Famous As: Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
Birthdate: March 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German
Died: February 10, 2002

 25 Justine Frischmann

Justine Frischmann
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 26 Hiromu Arakawa

Hiromu Arakawa
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Famous As: Manga Artist
Birthdate: May 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Japanese

 27 Allisyn Ashley Arm

Allisyn Ashley Arm
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 28 Amanda Lear

Amanda Lear
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Famous As: Painter, Singer, Actor, Model, Composer
Birthdate: November 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French

 29 Sandra Knight

Sandra Knight
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 30 Françoise Gilot

Françoise Gilot
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Famous As: Painter, Choreographer, Model
Birthdate: November 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French, American

 31 Mary Pinchot Meyer

Mary Pinchot Meyer
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Famous As: Painter & Journalist
Birthdate: October 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: October 12, 1964

 32 Ayesha Omer

Ayesha Omer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Pakistani

 33 Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: June 14, 1926

 34 Tracy Griffith

Tracy Griffith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 35 Hilma af Klint

Hilma af Klint
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swedish
Died: October 21, 1944

 36 Marie Tussaud

Marie Tussaud
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 1, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swiss, French
Died: April 16, 1850

 37 Frieda Hughes

Frieda Hughes
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Famous As: Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: April 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 38 Maggi Hambling

Maggi Hambling
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 39 Paloma Picasso

Paloma Picasso
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Choreographer, Painter, Jewellery designer, Designer, Socialite
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Spanish, French

 40 Dora Maar

Dora Maar
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Famous As: Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model
Birthdate: November 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: July 16, 1997

 41 Adah Isaacs Menken

Adah Isaacs Menken
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 15, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French, American
Died: August 10, 1868

 42 Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: February 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 21, 2009

 43 Suze Rotolo

Suze Rotolo
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Famous As: Author, Artist, Visual artist, Painter, Writer
Birthdate: November 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: February 25, 2011

 44 Diva Zappa

Diva Zappa
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 45 Effie Gray

Effie Gray
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Scottish
Died: December 23, 1897

 46 Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 25, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French, American
Died: May 31, 2010

 47 Erika Cosby

Erika Cosby
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 48 Diane di Prima

Diane di Prima
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 49 Lisa Frank

Lisa Frank
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: April 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 50 Jill Gibson

Jill Gibson
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Famous As: Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American