Part of Pittsburgh City Paper's month-long celebration of Black History MonthIn honor of Black History Month, we're highlighting six Black contemporary women artists who will brighten up your Instagram feed throughout the entire year with their powerful artwork.
Illustrator and designer
Designer, artist, and author
Artist and author
Illustrator, ceramicist, and animator
Jade Purple Brown
Graphic designer, illustrator, and art director
Multi-disciplinary designer and creative director
Love all of these and want more? Here are three resources for finding more Black women artists to follow:
• People of Craft is a "growing showcase of creatives of color and their craft in design, art, and more."
• Women Who Draw is an "open directory of female professional illustrators."
• Black Artists and Designers Guild is a "curated collective of Black artists and designers throughout the African diaspora."