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ORDBROWN, Joyce

Born: 1894
Died: 1974

Artist


Born 1894 (Port Shepstone, Natal) Died 1974 (East London)

An artist who designed artworks for the Ceramic Studio.

Trained at the Westminster and Lambeth Art Schools, London (1909-11); Johannesburg Art School (1914) and Michaelis School of Art. Taught art in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch. (Grania Ogilvie, The Dictionary of South African painters and sculptors, Everard Read, JHB, 1988)

WORKS
Tile panels: Dordrecht Post Office 1938
Tile panels: Noordhoek Post Office 1937
Tile panels: St James Post Office 1937
Tile panels: Balfour Post Office 1938
Tile panels: Petrusville Post Office 1939

She illustrated a book of Lewis Bernard Child Heroes of South Africa 1940.

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing ORDBROWN

Hillebrand, Melanie. 1991. The women of Olifantsfontein - South African studio ceramics : Die vroue van Olifantsfontein - Suid-Afrikaanse ateljee-keramiek . Pretoria: South African National Gallery. pp 15