18 Black Female Artists to Discover

Throughout history, women have been represented in many ways, most notably in renowned classical artworks like Yves Klein's Untitled Anthropometry or Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring.

This month we'll be taking a moment to celebrate the female artists that have paved the way for more diverse representation of women in imagery and beyond. Here's a list of just a few black female creatives from world-renowned to up-and-coming to feed your artistic appetite:



1. Amika Cooper | Digital Art (USA)




2. Amberlee Green | Digital Art (UK)


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3. Bethlehem | Photography (Canada)




4. Wangechi Mutu | Painter, Sculptor (Kenya)




5. Brianna McCarthy | Mixed Media (Trinidad & Tobago)




6. Buki Kekeré | Drawing (UK)



7. Carrie Mae Weems | Photography (USA)



8. Enam Gbewonyo | Mixed Media (UK)




9. Jamea Richmond-Edwards (USA)




10. Alexis Eke | Digital Art (Canada)




11. Selma Burke | Sculptor (USA)



12. Lina Iris Viktor | Mixed Media (UK)




13. Lois Mailou Jones | Painter (USA)



14. Lorna Simpson | Mixed Media (USA)




15. Nnenna Okore | Sculpture (Nigeria)




16. Oroma Elewa | Performance Art (Nigeria)




17. Peju Alatise | Painter & Sculptor (Nigeria)




18. Lulama Wolf | Painter (South Africa)





Was your favourite artist on the list? Let us know in the comments who your #1 black female artist is and why! #DiscovertheDiaspora #InternationalWomensDay

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