- Born 1 January, 1923
- Died 3 November, 2016, BalgowlahBalgowlah New South Wales Australia
- Occupation Artist, Set designer, Writer
Gwen Friend, sister of artist Donald Friend, was a partner with Fifi Banvard in the theatrical company Fifi Banvard Productions. Gwen was responsible for set design, props, lighting, costumes and make-up. The company played a season at the Theatre Royal in Hobart, from July 1950 to March 1951, to great acclaim.
- State Library of New South Wales
- National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
- Fryer Library, The University of Queensland