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10 IG Accounts All About Women Artists

10 IG Accounts All About Women Artists

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re already all too familiar with the dismal statistics about unequal representation of women artists in galleries, museum collections, and at auction. Whether you’re an avid collector or enthusiast, if you enjoy discovering inspiring talent as much as we do, follow along with one or several of the profiles below to learn more about and support empowering female creatives from around the globe! 

1. National Museum of Women in the Arts

Located in Washington D.C., the NMWA is the leading museum solely dedicated to championing female artists. They share women working in all creative disciplines throughout history and launched the brilliant #5womenartists campaign on social media. 


2. Art Girl Rising

Liezel Strauss, also co-founder and director of Subject Matter, started AGR to sell t-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, and more inspired by the #5womenartists campaign. A portion of the proceeds of each sale goes towards supporting the National Museum of Women in the Arts or another non-profit organization. 


3. Women Artists

Women Artists @nikkimaloof.

From their website: Established in 2011, Women Artists is an annual publication that profiles women working in the visual arts run by Tricia Gilbride and Carly Knowles.


4. More By Her

Photo courtesy of @juliavonder.

Launched in September 2019 by Anisa Benitez, the More By Her platform and community aims to dismantle the ‘starving artist’ stigma by highlighting creative women who are shaping culture. 


5. Collective 131 

Owned and run by Cassandra Fiorenza, Collective 131 showcases art and design only by female artists. The primarily online gallery has participated in fairs and pop up exhibitions around the greater New York City area such as Spring/Break and Affordable Art Fair.

Collective 131 @nicole.renee.ryan.


6. Womanly Mag

From their website: Womanly Magazine provides accessible health information to women and non-binary people through visual and literary art. Through our print and digital content, we lift up narratives that are often neglected by the typical women’s magazine.


7. Black Girls Who Paint

From their website: BGWP is a safe space created to support and empower Black women painters as we navigate through our artistic endeavors by promoting sisterhood, community, and positive representation. 

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8. Pretty Girls Making Cool Shit

Pretty girls making cool shit @mymychaelyn.

A fun, informative, and empowering blog that highlights contemporary women artists started by Lisa Britton and Alejandra Orozco in 2018.


9. Mujeres Artistas de Latin America

MAJA @stefaniatejada

From Instagram: MALA is a platform that features the work of Latin American contemporary women artists addressing two growing important topics in modern popular culture; the rise of women empowerment and Latin American art. 


10. All She Makes

All She Makes @orlandabroom.

A new curated directory for women creatives worldwide started by contemporary abstract painter Svitlana Martynjuk. The organization aims to increase visibility of female artists through their online directory as well as via social media and blog features.


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