Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915-April 2, 2012) was an African-American artist who explored themes relating to race and feminism in her range of sculpture, paintings, and prints.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Catlett
Mother and Child by Elizabeth Catlett
1956 / Terra cotta / 11 1/4″x7″x7″ / Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Elizabeth Catlett on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/elizabeth-catlett/
Clare Marie Veronica Leighton (April 12, 1898-November 4, 1989) was an English/American artist, writer, and illustrator, best known for her wood engravings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare_Leighton
Blackbird on Nest, from the Series: Four Hedges by Clare Leighton
1935 / Wood engraving / Image: 6 15/16″x4 7/8″
Various collections, including Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
Clare Leighton on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/clare-leighton/
Zella de Milhau (1870–1954) was an American printmaker, illustrator, ambulance driver, community organizer, and motorcycle policewoman. She studied at the Art Students League of New York and at William Merritt Chase’s Shinnecock Summer School of Art in Southampton, NY.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zella_de_Milhau
Boats Along Shore by Zella De Milhau
N.D. / Etching / Image: 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ / Private collection
Zella de Milhau on guildhall.org: https://pc.guildhall.org/artpress_artist/zella-de-milhau/
Shinnecock Summer School of Art: The Art Village: https://aaqeastend.com/contents/the-art-village/
Painter and lithographer Ethel Léontine Gabain, later Ethel Copley, (March 26, 1883-January 30, 1950) was one of six female artists selected as official war artists during the Second World War.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_L%C3%A9ontine_Gabain
Women Welders at Williams & Williams, Chester by Ethel Gabain
1940s / Oil on canvas / 39 1/2″x37″ / Grosvenor Museum, Chester, UK
Ethel Gabain on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ethel-gabain/
Daria Dorosh (born on March 21, 1943) is an artist, educator, and activist. She is among the co-founders of A.I.R. Gallery, established in 1972 as the first not-for-profit, artist-directed and maintained gallery for women artists in the U.S.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daria_Dorosh
Night Jewelry: Dream of Patterns by Daria Dorosh
2014-2015 / Textiles, wool, gemstones, lavender, copper, photography
14 1/2″x5 3/4″ / A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
Daria Dorosh on Artsy: https://www.artsy.net/artist/daria-dorosh/works-for-sale
Fannie Hillsmith (March 13, 1911-July 27, 2007) was an American artist from Boston who distinguished herself as a painter of Cubist-inspired still lifes and interiors.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fannie_Hillsmith
The Chair by Fannie Hillsmith
1960 / Collage with cut-paper, found objects, and graphite
19″x12 1/2″ / McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Fannie Hillsmith on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/fannie-hillsmith/