List of famous female printmakers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female printmakers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being printmakers. There are thousand of females working as printmakers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic printmakers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a printmaker then the people below should give you inspiration.
List people include Miriam Haworth, Doris Lee and more.While this isn't a list of all female printmakers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female printmakers?" and "Who are the best female printmakers?"
Melanie Yazzie is a Navajo sculptor, painter and printmaker. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Ganado, Arizona, United States of Americasee more on Melanie Yazzie
Margaret Frances "Peggy" Bacon was an American printmaker, illustrator, painter and writer. Bacon was known for her humorous and ironic etchings and drawings, as well as for her satirical caricatures of prominent personalities in the late 1920s and 1930s. The aim of a caricature is to heighten and intensify to the point of absurdity all the subject's most striking attributes; a caricature should not necessarily stop at ridiculing the features but should include in its extravagant appraisal whatever of the figure may be needed to explain the personality, the whole drawing imparting a spicy and clairvoyant comment upon the subject's peculiarities. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 92 (1895-1987)
Birthplace: Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States of Americasee more on Peggy Bacon
Betty Roodish Goodwin, OC was a Canadian printmaker, sculptor, painter, and installation artist. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 85 (1923-2008)
Birthplace: Montreal, Canadasee more on Betty Goodwin
Doris Emrick Lee was an American painter known for her figurative painting and printmaking. She won the Logan Medal of the Arts from the Chicago Art Institute in 1935. She is known as one of the most successful female artists of the Depression era in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 78 (1905-1983)
Birthplace: Aledo, Illinois, United States of Americasee more on Doris Lee