Nothing goes together better than art and basketball. So today, we thought we’d share some of the most awesome WNBA posters and women’s basketball art we’ve discovered. Some of these are artworks by independent artists and not available for purchase. But others are easily purchasable — and some even come signed. We hope your eyes enjoy this hooper feast! Now’s a great time to get a poster of your favorite queen hooper beast.
From gorgeous watercolor designs to incredible photo collages, check out some of the coolest WNBA posters. These all would be great basketball gifts for hoopers.
Sports graphic designer Caroline Blanchett, based in France, created these stunning WNBA posters as part of a personal project. She is a designer who has a love for creativity and enjoys experimenting with various techniques. And uses Photoshop, Illustrator Draw, and Fresco to bring her beautiful images to life. Her posters feature iconic players: Washington Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne, Los Angeles Sparks’ Lisa Leslie, Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore, and Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird.
Bay Area Photographer Meredith Minkow who’s shot for Flagrant Magazine has captured hooper stars from A’ja Wilson to Layshia Clarendon and Steph Curry. She’s also shot some of the most beautiful baskets from around the US. We’ve selected a few of our favorites below. Prints of some of her photos are available on her website under “Prints for Sale” in sizes from 8×10 to 16×20.
Dallas photographer Sean Berry capture an awesome series of photos of the Dallas Wings’ Arike Ogunbowale on behalf of Red Bull. The color ways and lighting in the photos are really beautiful and Arike shines! He grew up in a family of artists and was obsessed with sports, so he combined the two. Today he’s worked with the NBA, MLB, and more.
Kayla Bush is a graphic designer and a student manager for the University of North Carolina – Wilmington’s Women’s Basketball program. She wants to go into a coaching career after college, and creates graphics as a hobby. She’s created a stunning series of posters for some incredible players in the league, from Chelsea Gray to Diamond DeShields. We love how she’s grounded the players in their sense of place. While these prints aren’t for sale, she does offer the option of creating custom poster work.
These images are social media artwork created for the WNBA during the 2017 season, by Addison Foote a digital artist for the NBA and NBC. We love how wild the Lynx one is, and the retro but bright feel on the Allisha Gray one makes our superstar look like the superhero she is. Jonquel Jones also gets her due with a Connecticut Sun(ny) background. It would be super cool if the WNBA would make some of their social artwork accessible for printing!
Graphic designer Brit Sigh enjoys illustrating movie art and icons from pop culture and sports. And she is really passionate about making art for change, to protest, and to shine a light on social issues. She created this beautiful basketball card Illustration of Satou Sabally of the WNBA’s Dallas Wings: it was drawn with Adobe Fresco.
Sabrina Ionescu became the fastest player to record a triple-double (26 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds) in WNBA history in just her sixth career game as a professional on May 18, 2021 which was the first triple-double in New York Liberty history and the tenth all-time in league history. This Sabrina Ionescu poster features the star guard in her New York Liberty gear. It’s available in multiple sizes from 11×17 to 24×36.
Artist Henry Russell created this cool image of the Las Vegas Aces A’ja Wilson. While it’s not for sale, he is available for freelance work.
There is also a 20x30 inch MVP poster of A’ja.
Based in the United Kingdom, graphic designer Chloe Hinett created a gorgeous series of posters featuring WNBA players from Natasha Cloud to Courtney Vandersloot. The central photos she selected of each player are really dynamic, and she’s incorporated their team colors in a fun way.
If you’re a Natasha Cloud fan – and who wouldn’t be of the 2019 WNBA champion and the No. 15 Washington Mystics pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft – check out the printed 18×24 poster of her available here.
We love this design featuring the Chicago Sky 2021 champs. In fact, we love this one so much we actually have a pair of shorts featuring parts of it, created by the talented WalkerTKL. Get this awesome print in WalkerTKL’s shop.
Jonathon Louie has designed a ton of stunning posters for the WNBA and NWSL. One of our favorites is the WNBA one below he made for Just Women’s Sports. Today he is a graphic designer for Athletes Unlimited.
Now’s the perfect time to deck the halls and walls with your favorite WNBA posters! Up next, explore the best WNBA gifts guide.