Born April 15~ Elizabeth Catlett

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/

Further reading:
https://schristywolfe.com/2016/04/15/11216/
https://nmaahc.si.edu/latinx/elizabeth-catlett
https://philamuseum.org/calendar/exhibition/artist-focus-elizabeth-catlett

Born April 5~ Nancy Holt

Nancy Holt (April 5, 1938-February 8, 2014) was an American artist most known for her public sculpture, installation art, concrete poetry, and land art.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Holt

Sun Tunnels by Nancy Holt
1973-76 / 4 22-ton concrete cylinders / each 9′ high x 18′ long / Great Basin Desert, Utah

Nancy Holt on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/nancy-louise-holt/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/nancy-holt/
https://holtsmithsonfoundation.org/biography-nancy-holt
https://brooklynrail.org/2014/03/art/remembering-nancy-holt

Born March 31~ Jay DeFeo

Jay DeFeo (March 31, 1929-November 11, 1989) was an American artist and a pivotal figure in the 1950s San Francisco community of Beat artists, musicians, and poets.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_DeFeo

The Rose by Jay DeFeo
1958-66 / Oil with wood and mica on canvas / 128 7/8″x92 1/4″x11″ / Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

Jay DeFeo on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jay-defeo/

Further reading:
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2013/05/14/romance-of-the-rose-on-jay-defeo/
https://www.kqed.org/arts/13852622/jay-defeo-san-jose-museum-of-art-undersoul
https://www.jaydefeofoundation.org/

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 22~ Cecile Walton

Cecile Walton (March 29, 1891-April 23, 1956) was a Scottish painter, illustrator, and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecile_Walton

Spirit of the Sea by Cecile Walton
N.D. / Pencil and watercolor with touches of gouache, on paper / 9 1/2″x6″ / Private collection

Cecile Walton on Art UK: https://artuk.org/discover/artists/walton-cecile-18911956

Further reading:
https://www.thefineartsociety.com/artists/139-cecile-walton/
https://www.nocloo.com/cecile-walton-hans-andersens-fairy-tales-1911/
http://museu.ms/article/details/109720/cecile-waltons-idyllic-double-portrait-hints-at-the-tangled-lives-of-scottish-artists-at-the-snpg

Born March 21~ Daria Dorosh

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

Further reading:
https://www.airgallery.org/history/
https://womensvoicesforchange.org/grace-visits-artist-daria-dorosh.htm
http://www.fashionlabinprocess.com/html/next.aboutflip.html

Born March 19~ Nancy Elizabeth Prophet

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (March 19, 1890-December 13, 1960) was an American sculptor noted in particular for her work in Paris during the 1920s and 1930s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Elizabeth_Prophet

Untitled Bust by Nancy Elizabeth Prophet
c.1922-1926 /
Photograph of a piece, likely a portrait of her husband

Rhode Island College: Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection:
https://www.jstor.org/site/rhode-island-college/nancy-elizabeth-prophet/

Further reading:
https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/nancy-elizabeth-prophet-1890-1960/
https://www.redwoodlibrary.org/blog/mfarias/2017/03/08/womens-history-month-nancy-elizabeth-prophet
https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:786291/

Born March 16~ Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt (March 16, 1921-December 23, 2004) was an American artist known for her large-scale Minimalist sculptures.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Truitt

Morning Choice by Anne Truitt
1968 / Acrylic on marine mahogany plywood / 72″x14″x14″ / Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri

Anne Truitt on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/anne-truitt/

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/anne-truitt/
https://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2017/in-the-tower-anne-truitt.html
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/anne-truitts-artistic-journey-143259617/

Born March 14~ Ellen Mary Rope

Ellen Mary Rope (March 14, 1855-September 13, 1934) was a British sculptor whose career stretched from 1885 until the early 1930s. She worked chiefly in bas-relief in stone, cast metal, or plaster.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Mary_Rope

Maquette for Moberly Memorial, Salisbury Cathedral by Ellen Mary Rope
1890 / Plaster relief / 40″x30 1/2″ / Private collection

Ellen Mary Rope on Suffolk Artists site: https://suffolkartists.co.uk/index.cgi?choice=painter&pid=547

Further reading:
http://www.arthur.rope.clara.net/EMR.htm#
https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib5_1206734288
https://www.skinnerinc.com/news/blog/della-robbia-pottery-wall-plaque-by-ellen-mary-rope/

Born March 11~ Naomi Blake

Naomi Blake (born Zisel Dum March 11, 1924-died November 7, 2018) was a British sculptor whose work reflected her experience as a Holocaust survivor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naomi_Blake

Emergence-A by Naomi Blake
1987 / Bronze with copperplate base / 14 3/5″x4 3/4″x3 1/16″ / Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London, UK

Naomi Blake on ArtUK: https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/blake-naomi-19242018

Further reading:
https://sculptors.org.uk/news/2020/03/archive-pioneering-women
http://www.naomiblake.co.uk/about.html
https://holocaustlearninguk.org/survivor-stories/naomi-blake/