Nowadays, the freedom of creative expression is essential in order to claim women's power back. In that way, art has always been a tool to address social issues, and illustrations are one of the key art forms of our times. And that's why we've put together an inspiring selection of 5 female illustrators using different approaches while covering a wide range of topics.
"working mom’ for Berliner Zeitung"
Laura Breiling is an illustrator based in Berlin, who studied graphic design at the FH Mainz in Germany. She works for clients like Google, Nike, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Bloomberg and many more. Laura exhibits politics and women’s issues in humorous ways using sarcasm, clichés, gender roles, beautifully drawn and easily digestible images. Her style is unique with bold lines and bright colors.
Florence Given, a London based artist, as well as an activist and a feminist, uses her art to empower other women. Her style shows a remarkable vintage 70's style. She expresses it by women with heavy eyelids, wearing extraordinary sunglasses, long hair and always with different catchphrases.
"Español en la otra imagen"
Sabrina Brügmann is an Argentinean illustrator, feminist and tattoo artist, living in Tel Aviv. She is well-known for her colorful quotes on illustrations of women and feminine objects. Her artworks are hand-drawn vector illustrations for apps, merchandise and websites, and she exposes her works in a local shop. She is constantly sharing body-positive messages and social issues through her art.