Joan Ricketts (1924-84) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Queensland in 1924, Joan Ricketts studied in Brisbane before World War II. From 1942 to 1945 she worked in the Intelligence Section of the Volunteer Defence Corps preparing maps. She taught art at Adult Education classes until 1978, and exhibited largely to raise funds for the restoration of important National Trust and other historical buildings. In 1977 she was awarded an MBE for services to the arts and community. Joan Ricketts' work is represented in institutional and private collections in Australia and overseas. She died in 1984. Edit or add to this biography

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Watercolour, 53 x 38 cm
Fine Paintings, Queensland Fine Art Auctions, Brisbane.
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