Born October 25~ Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (born October 25, 1938) is a Latvian American artist, sculptor, and printmaker best known for her photo-based drawings and paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vija_Celmins

Letter by Vija Celmins / 1968
Collage and graphite on acrylic ground on paper / 13-1/4″x18-1/8″ / Matthew Marks Gallery, NY & LA

Vija Celmins on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/vija-celmins/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/vija-celmins/
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/vija-celmins-2731/explore-art-vija-celmins
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/features/vija-celmins-learning-resource

Born October 23~ Lygia Clark

Lygia Clark (October 23, 1920-April 25, 1988) was a Brazilian painter, sculptor, and installation artist. Her later works were more holistic with a focus on psychotherapy and healing.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lygia_Clark

Bicho Pássaro do Espaço by Lygia Clark
1960 / Aluminum / 19-3/4″x20″x3/8″ / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

Lygia Clark on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lygia-clark/

Further reading:
https://www.latinamericanart.com/en/artist/lygia-clark/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/lygia-clark/
https://www.newcitybrazil.com/2021/10/04/sensorial-aesthetics-a-new-exhibition-encompasses-lygia-clarks-four-decade-career/

Born October 19~ Jacqueline Marval

Jacqueline Marval was the pseudonym for Marie Josephine Vallet (October 19, 1866-May 28, 1932), who was a French painter, lithographer and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Marval

La belle Gretchen by Jacqueline Marval
ND / Oil on canvas / 24″x19-3/4″ / Private collection

Jacqueline Marval on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacqueline-marval/

Further reading:
https://www.jacqueline-marval.com/biography
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/jacqueline-marval/
https://www.museemusings.com/home/jacqueline-marval

Born October 17~ Marina Núñez del Prado

Bolivian artist Marina Núñez del Prado (October 17, 1910-September 9, 1995) was one of the most respected sculptors from Latin America. She carved from native Bolivian woods, as well as black granite, alabaster, basalt, and white onyx.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_N%C3%BA%C3%B1ez_del_Prado

Flores de los Andes by Marina Núñez del Prado
c.1945 / Glazed terracotta / 22-1/5″x15-3/4″ / Private collection

Marina Núñez del Prado on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marina-nunez-del-prado/

Further reading:
https://www.latamart.com/profile/marina-nunez-del-prado/
https://ww3.aauw.org/2012/02/22/meet-marina-nunez-del-prado-famed-bolivian-artist/
https://msi-gob-pe.translate.goog/portal/cultura/casa-museo-marina-nunez-del-prado/?_x_tr_sch=http&_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc

Born October 5~ Janet de Coux

Janet de Coux (October 5, 1904-2000) was an American sculptor, medalist, and educator. She is best remembered for her ecclesiastical reliefs and statues.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janet_de_Coux

William Penn by Janet de Coux
1964 / Bronze / 18′ including base / The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Janet de Coux in the Smithsonian Archives of American Art: https://s.si.edu/3Agwawr

Short film: Janet deCoux and Eliza Miller in their studio~
https://dissolve.com/video/1950s-Artists-Janet-deCoux-Eliza-Miller-live-practice-royalty-free-stock-video-footage/001-D34-71-923

Further reading:
https://medallicartcollector.com/janet-de-coux_biography.html
http://www.verostkocenter.org/st-benedict-with-a-raven.html
https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/janet-decoux-papers-5973/biographical-note

Born September 29~ Olga Jevrić

Olga Jevrić (September 29, 1922-February 10, 2014) was a Serbian sculptor. Jevrić worked with a mixture of cement, iron dust, rods, and nails in order to create distinct abstract forms.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olga_Jevri%C4%87

Articulation of the Space IV (Grasshopper) by Olga Jevrić
1958 / Ferric oxide, iron / 11-4/5″x9-4/5″ / www.handelstreetprojects.com

Olga Jevrić at Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts:
https://www.sanu.ac.rs/en/sasa-gallery-of-visual-arts-and-music/art-collection/the-legacy-of-olga-jevric/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/olga-jevric/
https://magazine.artland.com/olga-jevric-sculpture-peer-gallery/
https://www.henry-moore.org/whats-on/2016/02/03/olga-jevri-proposals-for-monuments#

Born September 23~ Louise Nevelson

Louise Nevelson (September 23, 1899-April 17, 1988) was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Nevelson

Untitled by Louise Nevelson
1976-78 / Wood painted black / 86-1/4″x43-1/2″x5″ / Estate of Louise Nevelson

Louise Nevelson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/louise-nevelson/

Further reading:
https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/nevelson-louise
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/louise-nevelson/
https://paceprints.com/louise-nevelson

Born September 8~ Luisa Roldán

Luisa Ignacia Roldán (September 8, 1652-January 10, 1706), called La Roldana, was a Spanish sculptor of the Baroque Era and the first woman sculptor documented in Spain.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luisa_Rold%C3%A1n

San Miguel Defeating the Devil by Luisa Roldán
1692 / Carved, gilded & polychrome wood / Monasterio del Escorial, Madrid, ES

Luisa Roldán on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/luisa-roldan/

Further reading:
https://greyartgallery.nyu.edu/2020/08/the-sacred-unveiled-part-4-luisa-roldan/
https://artherstory.net/finding-luisa-roldan-a-north-american-road-trip/
https://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/roldana/

Born September 7~ May Howard Jackson

May Howard Jackson (September 7, 1877-July 12, 1931) was an American sculptor, artist, and educator. She was the first known African American woman to attend PAFA, receiving a full scholarship.
Biography on Alexander Street website:
https://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/bibliographic_entity%7Cbibliographic_details%7C4078817

Portrait Bust of an African by May Howard Jackson
1899 / Bronze / 21″x12-3/4″ / Kinsey African American Art & History Collection (travels)

May Howard Jackson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/may-howard-jackson/

Further reading:
https://aaregistry.org/story/a-great-sculptor-ahead-of-her-time-may-jackson/
PAFA Acquires Landscape Painting by May Howard Jackson: https://bit.ly/3kUGgNH
https://www.thekinseycollection.com/

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