Diana Lee-Gobbitt (1943-.) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Diana Lee-Gobbitt was born in Bury St Edmunds, England in 1943. She studied art from 1958-1960 at Braintree College; with John Jake Clark and Deirdre Mackay, painters & sculptors;

IN the 1970s she studied at the University of Otago, Dunedin School of Fine Arts for a Dip F A Painting with William A Reed, Roy Dickinson, and studied and worked with Michael Smither and Francis Hodgkins. She continued painting studies with the late Colin McCahon; Robert (Bob) McLaren; Garth Tapper and Patrick Hanly.

She emigrated to Auckland, New Zealand in 1966 at the age 22. Whilst developing her work as a visual artist and continuing her studies,

Lee-Gobbitt was involved with Central Theatre, Remuera, Merecury Theatre, Auckland 1971-1978 in the capacities of actor; stage manager; stage designer/lighting coordinator and front-of-house reception.

From 1981 to 1988 she was involved in management roles with the Auckland Society of Arts; and worked with many private galleries.In 1988 she returned to London and continued art studies at the London Polytechnic.

Lee-Gobbitt returned to Sydney 1990.

The artist has over 60 group and solo exhibits to her credit, and continues to exhibit.

She has works in public, corporate, trust and private collections in New Zealand, Australia and England. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Elizabeth's Garden
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Elizabeth's Garden
Oil pastel on paper, 31 x 29 cm
A2 Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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Works on Paper66A$176 N/A

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