Penny Meagher

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Elma Penelope Meagher
Elma Penelope Moss

1935 (1935)
Sydney, Australia
DiedJune 5, 1995(1995-06-05) (aged 59–60)
Sydney, Australia
EducationUniversity of Sydney
Known forPainting
(m. 1962)

Elma Penelope Meagher (1935 – 5 Jun 1995[2]), better known as Penny Meagher, was an Australian painter.

Penny Meagher was born in Sydney, and started drawing from an early age.[3] She was educated at Ascham School, Edgecliff and Frensham School, Mittagong. She studied economics at the University of Sydney.[3] In 1952, she went on a trip to London, where she enrolled at the Chelsea School of Art. From 1960 to 1962, she studied at the East Sydney Technical College, and later did a graduate course in painting at the University of New South Wales.

In the late 1960s, Penny Meagher became a director of the Macquarie Galleries in Sydney.[3] Her work has been exhibited only rarely and at occasional group exhibitions, this included the important STILL LIFES at David Jones Gallery in 1984.


  1. ^ Weinstein, Richard. "Roddy Meagher, 1932-2011". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Elma Penelope MOSS". Cassirer and Cohen - draft family genealogy - Person Sheet. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "About Penny Meagher". Windmill Trust Scholarship. Retrieved 29 October 2017.