Woman Dietrich, Laurene
- Artist, Community worker and Feminist
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Laurene Dietrich was born in Mildura, Victoria in 1951. She worked as a teacher before moving into community development and social activism. She was actively involved in the first International Women in Agriculture conference as well as other activities supporting rural women.
In 2010, she enrolled to study visual arts at Warrnambool TAFE. Her work has since been exhibited at the Warrnambool Art Gallery and, in 2011, she won the Peter Lucas Memorial Art Prize for her work 'before I kick the bucket'.
- 'Before I kick the bucket', in Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG), Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG), http://www.thewag.com.au/index.php?q=node/499. Details
- 'Dietrich, Laurene', The Australian Women's Register, National Foundation for Australian Women, http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/PR00840b.htm. Details
- Dietrich, Laurene, 'Old age is no place for sissies', in Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC): Open, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), https://open.abc.net.au/posts/growing-old-and-falling-to-bits-02ku5gz/in/tags/laurene+dietrich. Details