Janet Dawson

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Janet Dawson (born 1935) is an Australian artist who won the Archibald Prize in 1973 with a portrait of Michael Boddy.

She studied at the Gallery School in Melbourne from 1952 to 1956. She was then awarded a Travelling Scholarship to London and went with another scholarship to Italy, later to Paris, returning to Australia in 1961. She exhibited at an exhibition of contemporary Australian painting in Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1966.

She moved to Binalong in 1974.

She received an Australia Council for the Arts grant in 1985.

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Preceded by
Clifton Pugh
Archibald Prize
for Michael Boddy
Succeeded by
Sam Fullbrook