Exhibition showcasing highlights from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art (CCWA), which was gifted to the University of Western Australia in 2007. A companion publication titled 'Into the Light’ that documented the history and key works of the CCWA was released to coincide with the exhibition, which also featured a symposium – 'Are we there yet?’ – discussing women’s participation in art and art history and the future of feminism in the arts.
Then national tour
Toured by the Bundanon Trust. This exhibition spanned 60 years of Arthur Boyd’s career – from his first oil painting in 1933, spanning 4 generations of the Boyd family, the 81 works in this exhibition also included work by the friends of Arthur and Yvonne Boyd, Sidney Nolan, Joy Hester, Charles Blackman, Leonard French, Brett Whiteley, John Perceval and John Olsen.
Source: Solo Survey Exhibition Linkage Project, Tasmanian School of Art, UTAS
BFAG annual report; AGNSW Library catalogue
Chaulker, David (ed), Arthur Boyd: family and friends. West Cambewarra, NSW: Bundanon Trust, 1997.
Opened by Deborah Mills and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle, 8 March 1995.
Speaking of Women, four guest lectures; by Nancy Underhill, Ann Thomson, Margo Neale, Joan Kerr; held over successive Fridays, 10-31 March 1995, by the Art Gallery Society.
Opened by the Hon. Dr Carmen Lawrence. Heritage book launched at the same time. The touring exhibition, Sydney by Design, formed one section of this exhibition.
Opened by Dr Liz Constable MLA, Member for Floreat, 15 February 1995