Artist Info – Margaret Woodward
Born in Sydney NSW in 1938, Margaret (Moir Southwell) Woodward is a painter, draughtsman and lecturer. Woodward was accepted for a special Government Scholarship to the National Art School, 1956, where she studied until 1960. She participated in many group shows in New South Wales and Victoria between 1961 – 1967, including “Young Sydney Artists”; Clune Galleries Sydney; “Young Contemporaries”, Blaxland Galleries, Sydney and the “Young Artists” exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. Woodward was a frequent exhibitor during this time in the Archibald and Wynne Competitions, with works included in the selections for exhibition in Melbourne and Adelaide State Galleries.
She travelled overseas in 1967, based in London, travelled to Holland and Paris, and later to Holland, Switzerland and France in 1972, and Paris, 1995. Woodward taught part-time in schools and various technical colleges, (NSW and WA) 1961 – 1972, then became a full-time lecturer at the Western Australian Institute of Technology. (Curtin University) 1972 – 1978. She resigned in order to return to Sydney. Woodward gained a Graduate Diploma in Education, Sydney Teachers’ College, 1981 and taught, 1979 – 1985 at the Hornsby TAFE.
Pastel on paper laid on board (AF) (unframed)
108 x 150 cm
Signed and titled lower left