Born September 22~ Alma Thomas

Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891-February 24, 1978) was an African-American artist and educator who is best known for her colorful, abstract compositions.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alma_Thomas

Breeze Rustling Through Fall Flowers by Alma Thomas
1968 / Acrylic on canvas / 57-7/8″x50″ / The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Alma Thomas on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/alma-woodsey-thomas/

Further reading:
https://www.moma.org/artists/47098
https://www.artnews.com/feature/alma-thomas-who-is-she-why-is-she-important-1234599867/
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/alma-thomas-retrospective-1973476

“Alma W. Thomas:: Everything Is Beautiful” exhibition: https://chrysler.org/exhibition/alma-thomas/

Born September 21~ Susan Macdowell Eakins

Susan Hannah Macdowell Eakins (September 21, 1851-December 27, 1938) was an American painter and photographer. Susan married Thomas Eakins in 1884; she continued to paint but devoted much of her time to facilitating his career.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Macdowell_Eakins

Portrait of Thomas Eakins by Susan Macdowell Eakins
c.1920-1925 / Oil on canvas / 50″x40″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Susan Macdowell Eakins on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/susan-hannah-macdowell-eakins/

Further reading:
http://collection.terraamericanart.org/view/people/asitem/items$0040null:435/0
https://collections.dma.org/artwork/4174628
https://www.spellmangallery.com/artists/susan-macdowell-eakins

Born September 16~ Cordelia Urueta

Cordelia Urueta Sierra (September 16, 1908-November 3, 1995) was a Mexican artist best known for her use of color and abstraction while still retaining frequent reference to the human form.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordelia_Urueta

La Voz (The Voice) by Cordelia Urueta
1958 / Oil on canvas / 59″x43-3/4″ / Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, MX

Cordelia Urueta on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/cordelia-urueta/

Further reading:
https://bit.ly/3AifXYd
http://modulaciones.coppelcollection.com/en/urueta-untitled-1/
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=https://stories.mosi.com.mx/cordelia-urueta/&prev=search&pto=aue

Born September 14~ Okuhara Seiko

Okuhara Seiko (September 14, 1837-1913) was a celebrated artist. She also founded a private school and was one of a few female instructors of Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and literati* painting during the early modern period in Japan.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okuhara_Seiko

*Literati Painting: https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199920105/obo-9780199920105-0163.xml

Bird Perched upon a Branch, from which a Red Morning-Glory Hangs by Okuhara Seiko
c.1900-1912 / Color woodcut / 9-1/2″x10″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Okuhara Seiko on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/okuhara-setsuko-seiko/

Further reading:
https://shoga.info/?p=3782
https://noma.org/okuhara-seiko/
https://www.riabrodell.com/okuhara-seiko-watanabe-seiran

Born September 13~ Anna Lea Merritt

Anna Massey Lea Merritt (September 13, 1844-April 7, 1930) was an American painter and printmaker active in Great Britain.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Lea_Merritt

Portrait of Sir William Boxall, R.A. by Anna Lea Merritt
c.1870s / Oil on canvas / 49″x36″ / Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Anna Lea Merritt on The British Museum site: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG38200

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/anna-lea-merritt/
https://artuk.org/discover/artists/merritt-anna-lea-18441930
https://www.annexgalleries.com/artists/biography/2708/Merritt/Anna

Born September 10~ Katherine S. Dreier

Katherine Sophie Dreier (September 10, 1877-March 29, 1952) was an American artist, lecturer, patron of the arts, and social reformer. Dreier was also an active suffragette.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Sophie_Dreier

Self-Portrait by Katherine S. Dreier
1911 / Oil on canvas / 20-1/16″x16″ / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Katherine S. Dreier Papers / Société Anonyme Archive:
https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/collections/highlights/katherine-s-dreier-papers-societe-anonyme-archive

Further reading:
https://www.guggenheim.org/history/katherine-s-dreier
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/katherine-dreier/
https://www.gazette-drouot.com/en/article/the-spirit-of-modern-art%253A-the-societe-anonyme-collection/22673

Born September 9~ Aurora Reyes

Aurora Reyes Flores (September 9, 1908-April 26, 1985) was a Mexican painter, writer, and educator considered to be the first female muralist in Mexico.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_Reyes_Flores

El Primer Encuentro (The First Meeting) by Aurora Reyes
1978 / Mural in tempera / Casa Municipal, Coyoacan, Mexico City, Mexico

The Great Women of Muralism in Mexico: https://www.mexicanist.com/l/the-great-women-of-muralism-in-mexico/

Further reading:
https://latinamericanpost.com/22860-aurora-reyes-a-rebel-artist-who-fought-for-equality-in-mexico
https://pioneeringwomen.org/?p=491
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://conchamayordomo.com/2019/08/31/aurora-reyes-flores/&prev=search&pto=aue

Born September 6~ Marie-Gabrielle Capet

Marie-Gabrielle Capet (September 6, 1761-November 1, 1818) was a French Neoclassical painter and a pupil of Adelaide Labille-Guiard.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie-Gabrielle_Capet

Portrait of Baroness Dannery Holding her Son Jean Germain Samuel in Her Arms by Marie-Gabrielle Capet
ND / Gouache on ivory / 5-1/3″x3-3/4″ / Private collection

Marie-Gabrielle Capet on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marie-gabrielle-capet/

Further reading:
http://www.artinsociety.com/forgotten-women-artists-3-marie-gabrielle-capet-stepping-out-from-the-shadows.html
https://collection.nmwa.go.jp/en/P.2001-0002.html
https://www.journal18.org/issue8/gabrielle-capets-collective-self-portrait-women-and-artistic-legacy-in-post-revolutionary-france/

Born September 3~ Hildreth Meière

Hildreth Meière (September 3, 1892-May 2, 1961) was one of the most renowned American muralists of the first half of the 20th century.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hildreth_Meiere

St. Martin of Tours and a Beggar by Hildreth Meière
c.1940 / Central panel of painted portable triptych / Whereabouts unknown

Hildreth Meière Commissions on IHMA: https://www.hildrethmeiere.org/commissions

Further reading:
https://www.aiawam.com/hildreth-meiere.html
https://www.classicist.org/articles/walls-speak-the-narrative-art-of-hildreth-meiere/
https://www.nbm.org/walls-speak-narrative-art-hildreth-meiere/
Behind paywalls:
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/02/arts/design/hildreth-meiere-the-forgotten-art-deco-artist.html
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/05/art-decos-nearly-forgotten-quietly-feminist-master/361495/

Born August 31~ Margarett Sargent

Margarett Williams Sargent (August 31, 1892-1978) was a painter in the Ashcan School; she exhibited as Margarett Sargent and as Margarett W. McKean.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarett_Sargent

Woman in Striped Chair by Margarett Sargent
1932 / Oil on canvas / 28-3/8″x22-2/8″ / Collisart LLC, NY, NY

Margarett Sargent on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/margarett-w-sargent/

Further reading:
https://www.margarettsargent.com/biography
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16417513/chicago-tribune/
http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/sargent_margaret_seated_woman.htm