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 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 8~ Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930) is an American painter, author, illustrator, mixed media sculptor, and performance artist, best known for her narrative quilts.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Ringgold

Sonny’s Bridge by Faith Ringgold
1986 / Acrylic on cotton canvas / 84-1/2″x60″ / High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Faith Ringgold on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/faith-ringgold/

Further reading:
https://www.faithringgold.com/
https://www.thecollector.com/faith-ringgold-makes-it-possible/
https://www.wmagazine.com/culture/faith-ringgold-art-studio-glenstone

Books by Faith Ringgold: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/authorpage/faith-ringgold.html

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 17~ Bessie Potter Vonnoh

Bessie Potter Vonnoh (August 17, 1872-March 8, 1955) was an American sculptor best known for her small bronzes and garden fountains.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Potter_Vonnoh

Modern Madonna by Bessie Potter Vonnoh
1904 / Bronze / 15-1/8″x15″x8-1/2″ / Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Bessie Potter Vonnoh on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/bessie-potter-vonnoh/

Further reading:
https://www.taylorandgraham.com/artists/382-bessie-potter-vonnoh/
https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/essie-potter-vonnoh-sculptor-of-women/
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/bess/hd_bess.htm

Born August 12~ Bashka Paeff

Bashka Paeff (August 12, 1889-January 24, 1979), was an American sculptor who worked primarily in bronze and marble.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bashka_Paeff

Sacrifices of War (WWI Sailors and Soldiers Memorial) by Bashka Paeff
1925 / Bronze / Relief: 8-1/2 feet x 11 feet / Kittery, Maine, USA

Bashka Paeff on Smithsonian Art Inventories Catalog

More links:
https://jwa.org/thisweek/may/31/1926/bashka-paeff
https://artsake.massculturalcouncil.org/white-house-canine-sculpture-made-with-pennies/
https://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?fq=online_media_type%3A%22Images%22&q=Paeff+Bashka