Drew, Joanna. (45 of 50). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    2002-03-18 and 2002-04-05 and 2002-05-02 and 2002-05-23 and 2002-06-28 and 2002-07-11 and 2002-08-15 and 2002-08-29 and 2002-10-03 and 2002-10-17 and 2002-07-11

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    Drew, Joanna 1929-2003 (female)

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    O'Ryan, Lydia (female)

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    Part 45. Joanna Drew [JD] describes effect of increased Arts Council [AC] funding to certain galleries in the 1970s; details of AC relationship with Penwith Society of Artists, including reference to Patrick Heron, Barbara Hepworth, Alan Bowness and Hugh Scrutton. Mentions the AC links with The Midland Group of Artists, Nottingham [MGA]; further reference to effects of devolved funding (Telephone interruption). Details of effects of handover of KY to Eastern Arts. Comments on requirements of a successful gallery, mentions leadership of Elizabeth MacGregor, Andrew Nairne , Michael Harrison and David Elliot. (telephone interruption). Reference to the Elephant Trust [ET] and Julie Lawson in context of funding applications. JD describes history of Photographers┬╣ Gallery, mentions Sue Davis.

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