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An image of Soldier ants by Sue Buckley

Sue Buckley

(Australia 1911 – 22 Mar 1986)

Title
Soldier ants
Year
1961
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut, printed in black ink on white laid rice paper
Edition
A/P V
Dimensions

48.6 x 33.5 cm blockmark; 56.8 x 44.2 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Sue Buckley - 61".
Credit
Gift of Jean Hanrahan, the artist's sister 2003
Accession number
25.2003
Copyright
© The family of the late Sue Buckley
Location
Not on display
Further information

Sue Buckley was born in Perth and died in Sydney in 1986. She studied in Sydney with Desiderius Orban and exhibited her work from the 1940s. In 1956 she produced her first woodcuts and linocuts. She was also one of the earliest teachers of lithography in Sydney. She had a central role in establishing the Workshop Arts Centre, Willoughby, the foremost centre for printmaking in Sydney in the 1950s and 60s where she also taught, and was a founding member of the Sydney Printmakers group.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003

Bibliography (1)

Anne Ryan (Curator), Sydney prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, Sydney, 2006. List of works.

Exhibition history (1)

Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers: