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Elizabeth McCarthy

Elizabeth McCarthy

Elizabeth McCarthy (nee Jess) was born in Melbourne in 1960.
She studied visual art at Prahran College, Melbourne, graduating with a Diploma, in 1981.
She did further studies at the National Gallery School, Melbourne, graduating in 1983 with a postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art and awarded the National Gallery Acquisitive Prize.
In 1985 she travelled to study art galleries overseas, in particular the work of Vincent Van Gogh.
From 1988 she lived in far west NSW teaching art at TAFE colleges and outreach centres in Aboriginal communities. She has been selected in three national acquisitive awards for drawing.
She was the inaugural winner of the Far West Award for Excellence in Visual Arts in 2003.
She continued her studies at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, graduating as Master of Arts in 2003.
She lives in Geelong, Victoria, with her husband and family.
After her father passed away in 2003 she decided to write the story of his fight for justice.

Books by Elizabeth McCarthy

John Jess Seeker of Justice

John Jess Seeker of Justice

“The truth must be found out and it must be told. Otherwise the people of Australia will repudiate this parliament forever.” —John Jess, 1967 Read more about John Jess Seeker of Justice

Power of Nature

Power of Nature

Those viewing the works of Elizabeth McCarthy (née Jess) for the first time are about to enter the world of a new reality and embark on a journey, one that may feel in part familiar but is in fact a new and novel world. Read more about Power of Nature