Art & Culture

Five rising female artists you need to know

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have compiled our favourite new female artists across the globe.

Alex Norris


Alex Norris is a Queer, London-based artist that has gathered a wide following on social media from her funny yet poignant comic strips. She satirizes juvenile, everyday occasions with internet-friendly illustrations, with a recurring quote of “oh no” throughout the strips. Her comics are simple yet genus since they are so relatable to the avid scroller, her works are so popular she even sells her designs on t-shirts and prints on the ‘oh-no’ shop!

Cecile Hoodie


French artist Cecile Hoodie captures the contemporary sexual provocations in her art. Apart from being a full-time nurse and a mother, the 34 year-old artist captures authentic, captivating shots that encapsulate the frustrations of female sexuality. By using post-millennial iconography and type phases, she appeals to a wide audience, hence her large follower count on instagram!

Romy Alizee


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Romy Alizee is an adult film photographer and actress who captures honest portraits of millennial men and women. After discoing photography though modeling, in 2014 Alizee decided to go behind the camera and started to take a more radical look at nudity and sexuality. Her work draws on the codes of pornography and BDSM, through a punk and vintage aesthetic.

Nina Lergenmueller


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Nina Lergenmueller is a 22 year-old visual artist from Germany. Her practice explores finding one’s identity, femininity and the current and unpredictable changes caused by the digital age. Her 3D works show her interpretation of a human that is made out of glass – exactly how one would find us in the future; transparent for everyone by making our own decisions to share information but it’s unavoidable at the same time. She is currently studying at Central Saint Martins in London.

Karen Navarro


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Karen Navarro is an Argentinian artist based in Houston. Working on contemporary issues related to identity, sexuality and femininity. Her fine art and constructed portraits are known for the use of color theory, surreal scenes and minimalist details. The highly stylized images are tied to her background in fashion design.

16 May 2019