Female artist of the Slade School and Académie Montmartre who studied under Henry Moore and Ferdinand Léger. Mayo briefly produced tourist posters in Australia after travelling from England and before migrating to New Zealand.
print and poster maker (including colour linocuts and some b/w work) and postage stamp designer, was born in England and studied at the Slade under Henry Tonks c.1925. Her first linocut, made to instructions over the telephone from Claude Flight to be shown at Flight’s exhibition of linocuts, was purchased by the Victoria & Albert Museum. She continued her studies at Chelsea Polytechnic under Henry Moore, and at the Académie Montmartre under Ferdinand Léger. Arrived Australia in 1953 where she designed posters, e.g. Sturt’s Desert Pea, Australia 1956 (NGA) for ANTA and Discover Australia c.1954-58, photolithograph (Powerhouse Museum, cited Baddeley cat. 5). She exhibited regularly in Australia before migrating to New Zealand.
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