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Sylvia Anna Catherine Ditchburn, Australian artist. Recipient Premier's award Government Queensland, 1990, 40 other awards for painting and visual arts, Australian postgraduate research award scholarship James Cook University, Townsville, 1994-1996, project grant Australian Council, 1988, Professional Development grant Arts Queensland, 1994.


Ditchburn, Sylvia Anna Catherine was born on March 10, 1943 in Allora, Queensland, Australia.


Diploma in fine art, Technical and Further Education, Townsville, Australia, 1987. Graduate diploma museum curatorship, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 1988. Master Creative Arts, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 1992.

Doctor of Philosophy, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 2000.


Member executive board Umbrella Studios, Townsville, 1991-1996, president, 1995.


Member National Association Visual Arts, Queensland Artworkers Alliance, Soroptimist International, Townsville Art Society (president 1992-1994).