Rose Cecil O’Neill (June 25, 1874-April 6, 1944) was an American artist and writer who became the best-known and highest-paid female commercial illustrator in the US after creating the Kewpie.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_O%27Neill
“Looking in at the Windows” by Rose O’Neill
Original art for page 85 of The Loves of Edwy, Lothrop Publishing Co.
c.1904 / Ink on Paper / 21-7/10″x15-1/5″ / Drury University Art Collection, Springfield, MO
Rose O’Neill on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/rose-oneill/
Na Hye-Sok (April 28, 1896-December 10, 1948) was a pioneering Korean feminist poet, writer, painter, educator, and journalist. She is considered the first professional female painter in Korea.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Na_Hye-sok
Peonies at Hwaryeongjeon by Na Hye-sok
1935 / Oil / 13-2/5″x9-2/5″ / Ho-Am Art Museum, per Google
Na Hye-Sok on Google Arts and Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/na-hye-sok/m0gh6wpn
Poetry as translated by Tanya Ko Hong
Artist, scholar, educator, writer, and curator, Howardena Pindell (born April 14, 1943) works across figuration, abstraction, and conceptualism.
Biography on MCA Chicago: https://pindell.mcachicago.org/about/artist-biography/
Memory: Past by Howardena Pindell
1980–1981 / Mixed media on canvas / 126″x84″/ Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Howardena Pindell on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/howardena-pindell/
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/