Elizabeth Ann Dewar CHURCHER
Also known as: née Cameron, Betty, Betty Blockbuster
Born: 11 January 1931
Died: 30 March 2015Special Achievements:
First woman director of a State Gallery when appointed director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia from 1987 to 1990. She went on to head the prestigious National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
“The first woman to be dean of the college of art that is now the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.”
2001 - Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
16 October 1996. Betty Churcher CV.
McCrossin, Julie. (1998, November). A Leader in Social Democracy. Walking Together, 8.
Jaeger, J. (2000, July). Betty Churcher. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 13.
Hinde, Suellen. $30 000 up for grabs in art awards. Northern Territory News. September 26, 2000:6.
(2001, April). Betty Churcher’s Bush Haven. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 154-156.
(2001, April). Create Betty’s Rustic Style. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 158.