From the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art

Cristina Asquith BAKER, Gemma BEN-ARY, Dorothy BRAUND, Lina BRYANS, Mary EDWARDS, Linda FARDOE, Margaret FRANCIS, Adrienne GAHA, Bessie GIBSON, Melissa McDOUGALL, Clare McFARLANE, Gina MOORE, Margaret MORGAN, Maisie NEWBOLD, Susan NORRIE, Kathleen O’CONNOR, Jean SUTHERLAND, Eveline SYME, Yvette WATT, Julie WILSON-FOSTER, Sue WYATT

12 February– 10 December 2022

This exhibition draws upon two of the strengths of the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art – portraiture and the work of respected Australian artist, Susan Norrie. Norrie’s dark and weighty paintings are placed directly opposite a chronological run of portraits from the collection.

Media release

Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art media release [PDF 294KB]


From the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art catalogue [PDF 1.10MB]

Collection research project

Susan Norrie research project [PDF 357KB]

Image credit: Clare McFarlane, Vision stance (self portrait) (detail), 1997, oil on canvas, 60 x 85 cm, courtesy and copyright of the artist

Connect with us

e0641dca-b792-4ed7-9ab6-94ec2af216d6@2.00x Created with sketchtool.


Follow us for news and events information

1317a098-eccf-409d-b085-ce2bd822efb1@2.00x Created with sketchtool.

Subscribe now

Get the latest news in our monthly newsletter

Sign up form
b2a21eb1-9700-4493-a8e9-8c21b4766ac7@2.00x Created with sketchtool.

Become a friend

Join the conversation and become a friend of the gallery

Become a friend


Behind-the-scenes information, updates and more