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White, Suzanne (c. 1966 - )

Born
c. 1966
Occupation
Artist, Illustrator and Journalist

Summary

Suzanne White is a caricaturist and cartoonist who grew up in Queensland but now lives in Sydney. She studied at University of New South Wales College of Fine Arts. She won the 'Artist of the Year' Stanley Award in 1990; one of the first women to feature in this award since it was established in 1985.

White resigned from the Daily Telegraph-Mirror in 1994 and moved to the Sydney Morning Herald [SMH]. She won her first Walkley award in 1996 for her cartoon of Prime Minister John Howard and Treasurer Peter Costello as butchers.

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Events

1996
Walkley Award (Artwork) - Best Illustration, 'Costello and Howard Butchery', The Sydney Morning Herald - Fairfax

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Suzanne White', in Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, 2007, http://www.daao.org.au/main/read/6575; http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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