Angela Yarber


Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber is an author, artist, and Executive Director of the Holy Women Icons Project non-profit, which seeks to empower marginalized women by telling the stories of revolutionary holy women through art, writing, and special events. With a PhD in Art and Religion, she is the award-winning author of seven books that address the intersections among the arts, religion, and gender/sexuality. She has painted over 100 folk-feminist icons of revolutionary women from history and myth that are galleries and private collections around the world. Her work has been featured on NPR's Progressive Spirit, Maya Angelou's memorial celebration, and the television show Tiny House Nation, and she was a finalist for the 2018 Penelope Niven Creative Non-Fiction Award. For more on her work, or to purchase any of her icons, prints, or books, please visit