Monday, 8 November 2021

Vale Chrissi Sharpe

I knew Chrissi when we were both youngsters in Canberra. We dated for a while in the eighties. Super smart; super sharp.There are some lovely and caring memories at the limelight obituary.

Described by friends and colleagues as passionate, fiercely intelligent and formidable yet warm and caring, Sharp and her husband of more than three decades, leading arts manager Michael Lynch, were an internationally renowned arts power-couple.

Sharp was raised in Canberra. Early in her career she worked in broadcasting as a researcher on Chequerboard for ABC TV and later, in the 1990s, as Head of Policy at SBS. She also worked for a while as an agent. [Read on…]