Born September 19~ Ethel Mars

Ethel Mars (September 19, 1876-March 23, 1959) was an American woodblock print artist and children’s book illustrator.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Mars_(artist)

Untitled (Woman at Shop Window) by Ethel Mars
c.1905 / Color woodblock print / 7-7/8″x6-1/8″ / Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Ethel Mars on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ethel-mars/

Further reading:
http://tworedroses.com/newsletters/newsletter09012018.html
https://www.juliehellergallery.com/ethel-mars
http://jcsm.auburn.edu/art-is-pride-a-look-at-the-lives-of-maud-hunt-squire-and-ethel-mars/

Born September 17~ Mavis Pusey

Mavis Iona Pusey (September 17, 1928-April 20, 2019) was a Jamaican-born American abstract printmaker, painter, and educator known for her hard-edge, nonrepresentational images.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mavis_Pusey

Impact on Vibration by Mavis Pusey
1968 / Screenprint on paper / 33″x22-1/2″ / Petrucci Family Foundation, Asbury, NJ

Mavis Pusey on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/mavis-pusey/

Further reading:
https://www.annexgalleries.com/artists/biography/1923/Pusey/Mavis
https://www.studiomuseum.org/article/remembering-mavis-pusey
https://westharlem.art/2020/12/30/mavis-iona-pusey/

Born September 15~ Margery Ryerson

Margery Austen Ryerson (September 15, 1886-1936) was an American artist, painter, etcher, lithographer, and watercolorist. Ryerson was also involved in the creation of two well known art instruction books.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margery_Ryerson

Big Sister by Margery Ryerson
ND / Drypoint / 10″x6-7⁄8″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Margery Ryerson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/margery-austen-ryerson/

Further reading:
https://emuseum.delart.org/people/1696/margery-austen-ryerson/objects
https://brierhillgallery.com/margery-austen-ryerson
http://www.jamescoxgallery.com/artists/estates-collections/margery-ryerson/

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 12~ Carmen Lomas Garza

Carmen Lomas Garza (born 1948) is an American artist and illustrator. She is well known for her work inspired by her Mexican-American heritage.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmen_Lomas_Garza

Nopalitos Frescos by Carmen Lomas Garza
1979 / Color lithograph / 9″x6″ / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Publications by Carmen Lomas Garza: http://carmenlomasgarza.com/publications/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/carmen-lomas-garza-6783
https://www.famsf.org/blog/carmen-lomas-garza-artist-studio-april-2011
https://sites.google.com/student.mckinneyisd.net/walker-learning-commons/library-links/carmen-lomas-garza

Born September 11~ Eileen Mayo

Dame Eileen Rosemary Mayo DBE (September 11, 1906-January 4, 1994) was an English-born artist and designer who worked in England, Australia, and New Zealand in almost every available medium.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eileen_Mayo

The Toilet by Eileen Mayo
1942 / Woodcut / 3 3/4″x3″ / Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Eileen Mayo on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/eileen-rosemary-mayo/

More links:
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/dame-eileen-mayo-18996
https://www.thegreatcat.org/the-cat-in-art-and-photos-2/cats-in-art-20th-century/eileen-rosemary-mayo-1906-1994-english-new-zealander/
https://searchthecollection.nga.gov.au/artist?irn=14861

Born September 4~ Gladys Reynell

Gladys Reynell (September 4, 1881–November 16, 1956) was a painter, printmaker, and one of South Australia’s earliest potters.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladys_Reynell

Left: The cow jumped over the moon jug / 1921 / Glazed earthenware / NGA, Canberra
Right: Still Life / ND / Hand Coloured Woodblock / Private collection

Gladys Reynell on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gladys-osborne-reynell/

Further reading:
https://daao.library.unsw.edu.au/bio/gladys-reynell/biography/
https://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/reynell-gladys-8187
https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/collection-publications/collection/creators/gladys-reynell/3542/

Born September 2~ Lill Tschudi

Lill Tschudi (September 2, 1911-September 19, 2004) was a Swiss artist associated with the Grosvenor School of Modern Art. Tschudi produced over 300 linocuts in her career.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lill_Tschudi

Pass Road by Lill Tschudi
c.1951-52 / Linoleum cut printed on tissue / 13-3/5″x8-1/4″ / British Museum, London, UK

Lill Tschudi on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lill-tschudi/

Further reading:
https://maryryangallery.com/artists/lill-tschudi/
https://www.redfern-gallery.com/artists/86-lill-tschudi/
https://www.bookroomartpress.co.uk/biographies/lill-tschudi/

Born August 27~ Wilhelmina Godfrey

Wilhelmina McAlpin Godfrey (August 27, 1914-May 13, 1994) was an American painter, printmaker, textile artist, educator, and community activist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelmina_McAlpin_Godfrey

Composition I by Wilhelmina Godfrey
1968 / Oil on canvas / 61″x29″ / Private collection

Wilhelmina Godfrey on Artsy: https://www.artsy.net/artist/wilhelmina-mcalpin-godfrey

Further reading:
https://www.uncrownedcommunitybuilders.com/person/wilhelmina
https://www.meibohmfinearts.com/artists/details/2858
https://www.burchfieldpenney.org/general/blog/article:02-24-2020-12-00am-wilhelmina-godfrey-artist-educator-innovator-and-community-builder/

Born August 26~ Dorothy Rutka

Dorothy Rutka (August 26, 1907–May 20, 1985) was an American printmaker, painter, illustrator, and writer.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Rutka

Strawberries by Dorothy Rutka
1936 / Color aquatint on copper, printed on paper / Cleveland, OH, Public Library Fine Arts & Special Collections

Dorothy Rutka on Digital Case | Case Western Reserve University: https://bit.ly/3B4RA0k

Further reading:
https://montanamuseum.pastperfectonline.com/bycreator?keyword=Rutka%2C+Dorothy
https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1949.385
https://www.loc.gov/resource/dcmsiabooks.artistsforvictor00land/?sp=69&st=text