Lilian Daphne MAYO
Also known as: Daphne
Born: 1 October 1895
Died: 31 July 1982Special Achievements:
1919 - First woman to be awarded the Rome Scholarship by the Royal Academy in London.
1927-30 - Carved the Brisbane City Hall tympanum.
1929-32 - Carved the Queensland Women's War Memorial, Anzac Square.
1934 - Carved the relief panels for the chapel at Mt Thompson Crematorium.
1959 – Awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire, contribution to art.
1960 - Appointed the Queensland Art Gallery's first woman trustee.
1920-23 - Attended the Royal Academy of Sculpture; won gold, silver, and bronze medals.
1923 - Awarded travelling scholarship; visited the Continent, particularly Italy and Rome.
1929 - with Vida Lahey, she founded the Queensland Art Fund.
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