Also known as
Emily Hilda Nicholas,
Emily Hilder Wright
Painter born in Ballarat in 1884 who studied in Melbourne London and Paris. Her European and Moroccan works were met with critical acclaim in Australia, while her subsequent Australian subjects earned her the position of associate of the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts (New Salon).
Know My Name is an exhibition in two parts at the National Gallery of Australia. It is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of work by women, presented in a thematic rather than chronological form. It reveals relationships between the present and the past, relationships between artists, and common concerns.
Melbourne University, Ewing and George Paton Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
Touring exhibition, curated by Janine Burke at the Ewing & George Paton Galleries for International Women’s Year, then shown at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Newcastle City Art Gallery and Art Gallery of South Australia.