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Prue Acton: The excitement of Colour

03 5760 2619

Until 26 Nov 2017

Prue Acton is widely known as Australia’s golden girl of fashion. Acton once described herself as an artist who chose to work in the field of fashion. She originally intended to become a professional artist, but after her move into fashion in the early sixties she rapidly became known as one of Australia’s top designers.

Prue was born in 1943 in Benalla. She spent many years in the fashion industry and won several awards. During the 1980s she returned to her first love, painting, continuing her study under the mentorship of Clifton Pugh and partner, Merv Moriarty. This exhibition comprises of a collection of still lives and native flowers recently painted in her coastal bush home and studio in rural NSW.

This exhibition runs until 26th November 2017

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Free Entry