In 2010 the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts created  MINDS WIDE OPEN: audio and text, 400 years of women artists—fascinating!

Women's History Month

March 1 the National Museum for Women in the Arts tweeted:

 

"Can you name 5 women artists?" #5WomenArtists

 

NMWA

I wonder how many days I can go before I have to look them up...

 

How many can YOU name? Can you match the artist to the image?

(hint, I put two images for a few of the artists)

 

NEW links:

the women of the bauhous school

11 female abstract expressionists you should know

 

 

March 1:  

Edmonia Lewis,  Brittany Nelson,  Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun,  Judy Godwin, Kathleen Markowitz
(and Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
 

March 2:  

Elizabeth Catlett,  Holly Markhoff,  Christaphora Robeers,   Sofanisba Anguissola,  Georgia O'keeffe
 

March 3:

Judy Chicago, Mary Scurlock, Willie Anne Wright, Mary Cassatt, Sally Bowring

 

March 6:

Faith Ringgold, Lalla Essaydi, Amie Oliver, Berthe Morisot, Selma Burke

 

March 7:

Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson),  Eleanor Cox, Dorothy Gillespie, Alma Thomas, Helene Roberts

 

March 8:

Dorothea Rockburne, Susan StullerJennifer Young,  Artemisia Gentileschi, Carol Meese

 

March 9:
Heide Trepanier, Maria Martinez, Amy H R Donahue, Yoyoi Kasuma, Mona Hatoum

 

March 10:

Brenda Bickerstaff-Stanley, Theresa Pollak, Kara Walker, Helen Frankenthaler, Cecilia Beaux

 

March 13:

Mary Sibande, Frankie Slaughter, Betsy Kellum, Ambreen Butt, Lori Putnam


March 14:

Annie Brash Kelvin, Kelli Folsom, Kim Hall, Mary Foote, Eileen Gray


March 15:

Joan Elliott, Ceal Floyer, Mim Golub, Sarah Miriam Peale, Clementine Hunter
 

March 16:

Jenny Saville, Mickalene Thomas, Roos Schuring, Beatrix Potter, Maria Sibylla Merian

 

March 17:

Susan Singer, Nancy Witt, Sally Mann, Iona Rozeal Brown, Nell Blaine

 

March 20:

 Queen Victoria, Julie Mehretu, Eva Rocha, Julie Heffernan, Shirin Neshat

 

March 21:

Dorothea Lange, Sherwin Ghaphery, Elena Katsyura, Cynthia Heneby, Susan Rothenburg

 

March 22:

Angelica Kauffmann, Louise Ellis, Teresita Fernandez, Esther Mahlangu, Inka Essenhigh

 

March 23:

Kristin Baker,  Joanna Tyka, Anna Claypoole Peale, Cindy Sherman, Mary Jabens

 

March 24:

Margaretta Angelica Peale, Alison Saar, Kiki Smith, Jennifer Bartlett, Marjorie Perrin

 

March 27:

Dawn Whitelaw, Cynthia Erdahl, Lavinia Fontana,  Lorne Simpson, Holly Markhoff

 

March 28:

Anna Rose Bain,  Susannah Wagner Merritt, Loryn Brazier, Elaine De Kooning, Lorelle  Rau

 

March 29:

Adele Castillo, Joan Mitchell, Alice Anne Ellis, Stephanie Joyce, Margaret Macdonald Macintosh

 

March 30:

Renée Stout, Louise Nevelson, Kathleen WestkaemperElizabeth Spahr, Janet Fish

 

March 31:

Nicole Killian, Louise Cochrane,  Katie ShawJane Barton, Elizabeth Forbes