Ursula Laverty



Born London 1930.  Arrived Australia 1949.

Studied at Winchester School of Art, England and National Art School Sydney, A.S.T.C., Married to Peter Laverty. Foundation and Life Member of Sydney Printmakers and regular exhibitor from 1961 to 1986. Designed Station of the Cross Mosaics for new Catholic Church Pymble 1992. Mosaics carried out by mosacist Mary Hall.  Published book of Poetry and Drawings ‘Counterpoint’ 1993.  Represented in Australian Religious Diary 1997, 1998, 2000-2006 inclusive. Initiated, assembled and curated the Hornsby Bestowed Collection (2005) assisted by artist Margaret Woodward


Individual Exhibitions


Artarmon Galleries 1987, 1990, 1995, 2016

Arts Council Gallery 1973

Australian Catholic University Canberra 2001

Australian Catholic University Sydney 2002

Design Arts Centre, Brisbane QLD 1968, 1978

Macquarie Galleries 1969

Mary Place Gallery 2006

Printmakers Gallery and Workshop, Brisbane QLD 1979

Robin Gibson Gallery 1978

Taylor Galleries 2009

Workshop Arts Centre 1973


Selected Group Exhibitions


Joint Exhibitions with Peter Laverty:

Mosman Regional Gallery  ‘Allen Gamble, a Retrospective  and  

Early  Mosman Prizewinners’   2001

Canberra,  1959

Maitland City Art Gallery,  1982

Print Survey  E.S.T.C. 1980

Trinity Delmar Galley ‘Four Print Makers’  1985

Manly Regional Gallery Exhibition 2001:  National Art School ‘The Studio Tradition 1883-2001’then travelling  NSW to 2004

Von Bertouch Gallery Newcastle,  1963

Artarmon Galleries 2010

Newcastle Region Gallery ‘All Creatures Great and Small’   1993


North Sydney Council Exhibition “Inspired by Nature”2005

ARTARMON GALLERIES 2000 (with Jean Appleton, Lesya Babylak, &Donald  Ramsay)

Printmakers of NSW London then travelling UK, 1982

S H Ervin Gallery ’45 Years of Sydney Printmakers’ then to Hawkesbury & Tamworth Regional Galleries 2006

Joint Exhibition with Fabia Tory

Artarmon Galleries,  2004

Singapore & New Zealand Exhibitions

State Library of Queensland  ‘Artists’ Book Fair’   1994


ARTARMON GALLERIES December 2018 with Herbert Gallop,Adrian Feint,and the Lindsays (Daryl, Lionel & Norman)