Historical information

Joy Peck was an artist and husband Hal was a teacher at Eltham High School and a potter. They had three children: Tony, Gina and Marcus. Joy was born in Ballarat but grew up in Warrnambool; died 3 February 2008. She trained at the National Gallery School and exhibited from 1960 until 1997; her Melbourne galleries included Realities and Manyung. In Eltham, the Pecks lived in a mud brick house, later moving to Moor Street in Fitzroy.

Newspaper article: "Ode to Joy", The Australian, 22 February 2008. Obituary by Phillip Adams of his friend Joy Peck.
Letter Sue Law to Phillip Adams, 25 March 2008, regarding Phillip Adams' article about Joy Peck.
Letter Phillip Adams to Sue Law, 16 April 2008, acknowledging.
Newspaper article: "At home in the fantastic, yet her work was also surprisingly gritty", The Age, 3 April 2008. Obituary of Joy Peck by Jim Davidson.

Physical description

Newspaper clippings, A4 photocopies, etc