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Art Exhibition of Australian Artist, Lorraine Gill

Bisham Church Friends is hosting an art exhibition of Lorraine Gill, Australian artist, who lives in Marlow. The exhibition will showcase her lifetime passion for art and her life with the late Tony Buzan, writer, academic, educator and the inventor of Mind Maps.

Tony was regarded as one of the founders and forerunners in promoting mental literacy around the world. His ashes are laid to rest in our memorial garden and was passionate about Marlow and the Thames and played a huge part in the local community, so we delighted to be able to celebrate their achievements.

The exhibition takes place at All Saints Bisham from Thursday 19 August to Wednesday 25 August from 12 noon to 4pm.

Parking will be available opposite the church.

We look forward to seeing you.

More information about Lorraine Gill

Lorraine has lived, studied and painted in Spain, England, France, Italy and Australia. Lorraine has also been the subject of chapters in two books devoted to exceptional women, has had a television documentary of her life and work produced by the BBC, and appeared with Henry Moore in a feature one-hour BBC television documentary on the work of Cezanne.

One of Lorraine’s most significant accomplishments was being invited by the Australian Aboriginals to live with them on their settlements as an ‘artist in residence’. They befriended and protected her and knew her affectionately as “that women with them sticks” – her pencils and paint brushes.

Lorraine’s work is owned by a growing list of influential international collectors and institutions:

  • Prince Philip of Liechtenstein
  • Tony Buzan, best-selling international author and speaker
  • Raymond Keene OBE, International Chess Grand Master, author and chess correspondent for the
  • Times, International Herald Tribune and Spectator
  • Lord Christopher Portman
  • Dr Fay Brauer, International Senior Lecturer, Sydney University
  • John Berger, Art Critic
  • Steve Redgrave OBE, sportsman
  • Margaret McCall, producer BBC
  • Count Roderick Sangorski
  • Lady Granville of Eye