Author Talk : Thomas Murrell @ Busselton Library

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Thomas Murrell: Leadership Lessons from Forgotten Women Artists of WA

Event Details:

Join us for an enlightening talk by art collector, author, and broadcaster Thomas Murrell as he uncovers the hidden talent of forgotten women artists from Western Australia. These talented women, overlooked by history and the art world, created stunning works inspired by our natural light, unique flora, and breathtaking landscapes.

Talk Highlights:

  • Discover the stories of women artists who balanced creativity with everyday life, raising children and working multiple jobs.
  • Learn about the barriers they faced in a male-dominated industry and how social norms stifled their self-promotion.
  • Hear fascinating anecdotes about Nancy Sayer, a remarkable artist from Peppermint Grove, whose work is a highlight of Mr. Murrell’s collection.

Additional Information:

  • Books by Thomas Murrell will be available for sale at the event.
  • Enjoy light refreshments while engaging with fellow art enthusiasts.
  • Gain insights and inspiration from Mr. Murrell’s extensive knowledge and passion for the arts.

About the Author and Speaker:

Thomas Murrell MBA CSP is a multi-award-winning broadcaster, international business speaker, author, company director, and art collector. With a rich background in media and a significant collection of women artists’ works, Mr. Murrell brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to his presentations. His collection can be explored at Fairview of Subiaco.

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