Gouldstone, Penny (1919 - Jul 1997)


Penny Gouldstone was born in Lancashire and educated at the University of Manchester. She immigrated to Canada in 1950 and initially taught high school in Vancouver and Powell River. In 1959, she began a career at UBC in Art Education and in 1973 she was elected chair of that department. Penny served on the UBC Senate from 1978-81 as a representative of the Faculty of Education. She retired in 1984 and became active as an Associate of the UBC Botanical Gardens and a member of the Davidson Club. Her special creative interests in art were in the development of crafts, particularly textiles.