- What we collect
- Preserving our collections
- Building our collections
- Selected Library collections
- Collection statistics
- History of the collection
- Processing and describing our collections
Nora Heysen: A Portrait by Anne-Louise Willoughby
Treasures Talk: In Conversation with Nat Williams
Talks / Lecture
In her new book, Nora Heysen: A Portrait, Anne-Louise Willoughby brings to life not only an artist, but the first woman to win the Archibald Prize and Australia's first female painter to be appointed an official war artist.
In conversation with Treasures Curator Nat Williams, Anne-Louise discusses the story of the driven, optimistic and resilient painter.
About Anne-Louise Willoughby
Anne-Louise Willoughby worked as a journalist in a career that spanned thirty years in Western Australia, first training as a newspaper cadet in the 1970s before moving to magazine publishing with Australian Consolidated Press. As a freelance journalist, she was a feature writer for Australian newspapers and contributing WA editor to Belle Magazine. Anne-Louise has worked as a lecturer and tutor in creative writing at the University of Western Australia with a particular interest in memoir and biography.