Rise Of Female Artists
Linocut on Canvas mounted onto wood ready to hang
152cm x 4cm wide 2cm deep
Edition of 100
Hanging in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2021 also a few available from my website or studio.
Brief info about artists on the Rise of Female Artists
Yayoi Kusama 1929 - present Born in Japan, Kusama found acclaim in 1960s New York. Since the 1970s she has lived in Tokyo, where she continues to work prolifically.
Dame Elizabeth Blackadder DBE, RA, RSA. 1931 - 2021 Was a Scottish painter and printmaker known for her images of flowers and cats. The first woman to be elected to both the Royal Academy and Royal Scottish academy.
Queenie McKenzie 1920 - 1988 Australian painter. Born to an Aboriginal mother and an Irish father. She was the first woman artist to become famous amongst the high profile male artists from the East Kimberley.
Marianne North 1830 - 1890 Marianne was an amazing English Victorian biologist and botanical artist. She travelled extensively to paint plants in their natural settings. She founded a Gallery to house them at Kew Gardens - well worth visiting.
Eileen Cooper OBE,RA 1953 - present. A British artist, known primarily as a painter and printmaker. The first woman in the history of the Royal Academy to serve as Keeper of the Royal Academy - 2010 to 2017
Frida Kahlo 1907 - 1954 Mexican artist remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colours.
Natalia Goncharova 1881 - 1961Russian artist, painter, costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer.An early leader in the Russian avant-garde
Kathe Kollwitz 1867 - 1945 German artist who worked with painting, printmaking and sculpture. Famous for depicting the effects of poverty, hunger and war on the working class.
Louise Stebbing 1961 - present UK Printmaker known for her evocative linocut landscapes and creating “Rise of Female Artists”
Kenojuak Ashevak CC,RCA 1927 - 2013. A celebrated Canadian Inuit artist. Her drawings and prints, comprised of simple, stylized motifs and coded symbols of Inuit culture. She one of the first Inuit women in Cape Dorset to begin to draw
Mirka Mora 1928 - 2018
French Born artist who contributed significantly to the development of contemporary art in Australia. A Holocaust surviver.
Gillian Ayres CBE,RA 1930 - 2018Best known for abstract painting and printmaking using vibrant colours,
Belkis Ayon 1967 - 1999Cuban printmaker who specialised in the technique of collography. Known for her highly detailed allegorical collographs based on Abakuá, a secret, all-male Afro-Cuban society
Ellen Heck 1983 - presentAmerican Printmaker Over the past decade, through several print projects, she has explored specific questions about identity—its creation, variability, persistence and change