Phyl Waterhouse

Phyllis (Phyl) Waterhouse, was a highly esteemed Australian painter who specialized in landscape art. She received her training in drawing and painting from W. B. McInnes and Charles Wheeler at the National Gallery School, where she also met Charles Bush, her future husband and fellow artist. In 1946, Waterhouse held her first solo exhibition at Georges Gallery. In 1949 she received a traveling grant to London, Paris and Spain, travelling from 1950 to 1952. She was a two time recipient of the Crouch Prize and Women's Weekly Prize. Waterhouse's artworks can be found in various prestigious private institutions and galleries throughout Australia.