Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

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Mavis Turner

Mavis was born in Quirindi, NSW, and trained as a commercial artist at East Sydney Tech. Mavis was the first woman to have her own Commercial Art/Advertising company in NSW and Qld. She has exhibited at Botanica and her work is held in collections of City of Sydney Town Hall Art Collection, Boral Ltd and Delfin Lend Lease.

Mavis had a solo exhibition in March 2007 showing 58 works in the National Trust Board Room on Observatory Hill. The exhibition was called Historic Trees - Hardy Wilson and Beyond and was opened by Dr Tim Entwisle.

Mavis-Turner Ficus-macrophylla Moreton-Bay-figs-Mrs-Macquaries-Road
Ficus macrophylla
Moreton Bay figs, Mrs Macquaries Road
540 x 620 mm
pen & ink

Mavis-Turner Ficus-macrophylla Moreton-Bay-figs-Observatory-Hill
Ficus macrophylla
Moreton Bay figs, Observatory Hill
640 x 750 mm
pen & ink