Born May 3~ Dorr Bothwell

Dorr Hodgson Bothwell (May 3, 1902-September 24, 2000) was an American artist, designer, educator, and world-traveler; she’s particularly known for her innovative use of serigraphy as a fine art form.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorr_Bothwell

Holiday by Dorr Bothwell
1947 / Color Screenprint / Image: 12-3/4″x9-7/10″ / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

Dorr Bothwell on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/dorr-doris-hodgson-bothwell/

Further reading:
https://www.artworkarchive.com/profile/mendocino-art-center/artist/dorr-bothwell
https://www.williamzacha.com/artists/dorr-bothwell/about-dorr-bothwell/
https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/hollenbeck-middle-school-youth-democracy-mural-los-angeles-ca/

Born May 2~ Peggy Bacon

Margaret Frances “Peggy” Bacon (May 2, 1895-January 4, 1987) was an American printmaker, painter, illustrator, and caricaturist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_Bacon

Lady Artist by Peggy Bacon
1925 / Drypoint on white wove paper / Plate: 6″x4″ / Various collections including Brooklyn Museum, NYC

Peggy Bacon on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/peggy-bacon/

Further reading:
https://whitney.org/artists/44
https://www.printmag.com/post/peggy-bacon
http://oldprintshop.com/blog/artist-spotlight-peggy-bacon

GoodReads: Books by Peggy Bacon~
https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/239879.Peggy_Bacon?utf8=%E2%9C%93&sort=title

Born April 17~ Barbara Jones-Hogu

Barbara Jones-Hogu (April 17, 1938-November 14, 2017) was a painter, printmaker, filmmaker, and educator from Chicago. She was a member of OBAC and co-founded the artists’ collective AfriCOBRA.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Jones-Hogu

God’s Child by Barbara Jones-Hogu
2009 / Twelve color screenprint on Arches 88 paper / Image: 14″x23 1/4″ / DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Barbara Jones-Hogu on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/barbara-jones-hogu/

Further reading:
https://never-the-same.org/interviews/barbara-jones-hogu/
https://www.culturetype.com/2017/11/21/chicago-artist-barbara-jones-hogu-a-founding-member-of-africobra-has-died/
http://www.areachicago.org/the-history-philosophy-and-aesthetics-of-africobra/

Born April 12~ Clare Leighton

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/

Further reading:
https://library.williams.edu/2021/02/12/clare-leightons-garden-path/
https://pallant.org.uk/the-industrious-artist-clare-leighton/
https://www.artsbma.org/exhibition/an-epic-of-earth-and-water/

Born April 3~ Zella de Milhau

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/

Further reading:
https://patch.com/new-york/southampton/from-the-archives-zella-de-milhau-was-conventionalitys-enemy
https://www.brownstonedetectives.com/miss-zella-milhaus-greenest-block-in-brooklyn-1902/
https://www.eastendbeacon.com/last-laff-for-art-villages-laffalot/

Shinnecock Summer School of Art: The Art Village: https://aaqeastend.com/contents/the-art-village/

Born March 30~ Raquel Rabinovich

Raquel Rabinovich is an Argentinian-American artist known for monochromatic paintings and drawings, large-scale glass sculpture environments, and site-specific installations.
Biography on her website: https://www.raquelrabinovich.com/biography

Untitled by Raquel Rabinovich
1983 / Lithograph / 28 1/3″x21 1/4″ / Banco de la República, Colombia

Raquel Rabinovich on Abstraction in Action: http://abstractioninaction.com/artists/raquel-rabinovich/#

Further reading:
https://hutchinsonmodern.com/artists/32-raquel-rabinovich/
https://www.pkf-imagecollection.org/artist/Raquel_Rabinovich/works/6553
http://www.garciamontero.org/the-river-library-of-raquel-rabinovich-the-gateless-gates1

Born March 7~ Bernarda Bryson Shahn

Bernarda Bryson Shahn (March 7, 1903-December 13, 2004) was an American painter, lithographer, and writer and illustrator of children’s books.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernarda_Bryson_Shahn

Crash by Bernarda Bryson Shahn
1929 / Lithograph / Image: 10 1/10″x8 1/5″ / National Gallery of Art, DC

Bernarda Bryson Shahn on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/bernarda-bryson-shahn/

Oral history interview with Bernarda Bryson Shahn, 1983:
https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/interviews/oral-history-interview-bernarda-bryson-shahn-11655#transcript

Further reading:
https://archive.org/details/ohioalumnusjune1359ohio/page/12/mode/2up?view=theater
https://www.wescover.com/p/murals-by-bernarda-bryson-shahn-at-bronx-general-post-office-grand-concourse–PrkXxmfBemeM
https://www.ifpda.org/artist/401

Born March 3~ Helen Phillips

Helen Elizabeth Phillips (March 3, 1913-January 22, 1994) was an American sculptor, printmaker, and graphic artist active in San Francisco, New York, and Paris.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Phillips_(artist)

Rencontre (The Meeting) by Helen Phillips
1954 / Color Intaglio / Image: 24 3/4×19″ / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

Helen Phillips on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/helen-phillips/

Further reading:
http://aeqai.com/main/2018/08/dolan-maxwells-at-the-seattle-art-fair/
https://modernism.com/designers-and-manufactures/helen-elizabeth-phillips-hayter
https://atelier17.christinaweyl.com/artist-biographies/helen-phillips/

Born February 27~ Roselle Osk

Roselle Hellenberg Osk (1884–1954) was an American realist printmaker known for her drypoints and etchings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_Osk

Six O’clock by Roselle Osk
c.1935 / Drypoint / Plate: 10″x8″ / Various collections, including Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC

Roselle Osk on invaluable.com:
https://www.invaluable.com/artist/osk-roselle-h-gah5x6tnta/sold-at-auction-prices/

Further reading:
https://www.askart.com/artist/Roselle_Hellenberg_Osk/70786/Roselle_Hellenberg_Osk.aspx
http://www.artoftheprint.com/artistpages/osk_roselle_hellenberg_fdroosevelt.htm
Obituary:  https://wp.me/a4lKvZ-5UX

Born February 12~ Sella Hasse

Sella Hasse (February 12, 1878-April 27, 1963) was a German painter and graphic artist.
Biography on German Wikipedia: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sella_Hasse&prev=search&pto=aue

Telegraph Workers (Telegrafenarbeiter) by Sella Hasse
from the periodical Die Lebenden, vol. 3, no. 1/2 (Feb 1930)

1930 (print executed 1929) / Woodcut / Image: 6 5/16″x4 5/16″ / The MoMALibrary, NYC

Sella Hasse on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/sella-hasse/

Further reading:
Google translation of the city of Wismar, Germany, website
https://www.adk.de/en/academy/sections/visual-arts/kaethe-kollwitz-prize/laureates/hasse-sella_en/
Google Books excerpt from “Dictionary of Women Artists” edited by Delia Gaze