Elizabeth Stevens

b. 1923d. 2009

"Born in Woodend, near Invercargill in 1923, Elizabeth Stevens studied under R.N Field, Gordon Tovey and Harry Miller at the Dunedin School of Art and Dunedin Teachers College from 1942-1944. Based in Alexandra, Central Otago from 1946 she started painting seriously around 1962. She has participated in numerous group and national exhibitions plus solo shows in Invercargill, Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington. Awards include the Caltex Award—New Zealand Academy of Fine Art 1980 and the Otago Art Society Centennial Award 1976."

~ cited from eHive listing for Eastern Southland Gallery.

See also:

Elizabeth Stevens, 'Signs and Messages' (c.1982), Dunedin Hospital, Ōtepoti

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021