• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6176

McMaugh, Alison

(1928 – 2005)
  • Born 1 January, 1928, Kempsey New South Wales Australia
  • Died 31 December, 2005
  • Occupation Art teacher, Painter


Alison McMaugh studied at the National Art School in Sydney. She left Australia in for London in 1957 and in 1959 she married American art student James Adley. Alison returned with her husband to Michigan where she became Professor of Art at Michigan University.

Alison was a prominent member of the American feminist art movement and taught at several institutions in Australia and the USA. Although based in America, Alison kept close ties with Australia.


Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Alison McMaugh, 2008 [manuscript]
  • State Library of Victoria
    • [Alison McMaugh : Australian Art and Artists file]
    • [Wagner Art Gallery : Australian Gallery File]