Ludmila Meilerte (1908 – 2008) - Painter
1940 – The Art Academy of Latvia, the masterclass of V. Purvitis.
1944 – Emigration to Germany.
1948 – Emigration to Australia.
L. Meilerte took part at Latvian and Australian art exhibitions. She painted landscapes, still life’s, portraits. Her paintings are expressive and colorful.
The artist was awarded in regional exhibitions and competitions. Dunlop Prize 1952, the Gosford Art Prize (1st prize) judged by Sir Russel Drysdale 1971, and the Victorian Artists Society`s Pirstitz Prize and gold medal in 1982. Royal exhibition in Melburn – 1975, 1976.
Ludmilla Meilerts is represented in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Tasmanian Art Gallery, Hobart; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of Western Australia and University of Perth; provincial Galleries at La Trobe Valley, Bendigo and Portland in Victoria and Gosford in New South Wales. Member of the Victorian Artists Society and the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors