Voluntary Individual Contribution
Over the past 40 years, Dr Dorothy Erickson’s commitment and passion as an artist, curator, historian, author, and lecturer has seen her make a significant contribution to the documentation of all aspects of Western Australia’s cultural heritage, including built and moveable heritage.
Dorothy Erickson's passionate work as a curator, historian, author, critic, and lecturer has seen 40 years of commitment to documenting Western Australia's portable cultural heritage. She volunteers her professional expertise to research, document, advise, and collect for public institutions, organisations and private individuals to preserve and promote Western Australia's moveable heritage.Dorothy’s work has included advising institutions, writing books and articles, giving lectures and organising exhibitions. Her most recent written work, Inspired by Light and Land: Designers and Makers in Western Australia: 1829-1969 was shortlisted for the Premier’s book Award in 2016.