Penny Meagher

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Elma Penelope Meagher
Born Elma Penelope Moss
1935 (1935)
Sydney, Australia
Died June 5, 1995(1995-06-05) (aged 59–60)
Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian
Education University of Sydney
Known for Painting
Spouse(s) Roderick Meagher (m. 1962)[1]

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, Darling Point 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 NSW.

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.

References[edit]

  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.