Female artists are marking the facade of the Warrnambool Art Gallery with an historical milestone

Warrnambool artists Danielle O’Brien and Marie Cook are using a face-lift as an excuse to mark an historical women’s fight.

The pair have been kept busy designing the upgraded facade of the Warrnambool Art Gallery.

The renovation, Once women won the vote is expected to be completed by May.

Art and History: Warrnambool artists Danielle O'Brien and Marie Cook are helping to create a mural outside the WAG about the suffrogette movement. Picture: Christine Ansorge

Art and History: Warrnambool artists Danielle O'Brien and Marie Cook are helping to create a mural outside the WAG about the suffrogette movement. Picture: Christine Ansorge

Inspired by the 1891 ‘Monster Petition’ in Victoria, the artwork will mark the time in history when Warrnambool’s women fought for the right to vote.

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