Her painting, Brown, White, Black, Red (oil on board) is in the collection of NAG, where Ayres also had a major solo show in 1984.
From the 1980s Ayres had a home in Wales, but later settled in Morwenstow, near Bude. She died in April 2018.
works and access
Works incl: Cum (1959); Brerd (1977)
2019: The World as Yet Unseen, Falmouth Art Gallery (6 Apr-15 June)
Cornwall Today (Aug 2017) 'Tea? Coffee? Champagne?' by Alex Wade
Hardie (1995) 100 Years in Newlyn/Diary of a Gallery
Public Catalogue Foundation (2007) Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly: Oil Paintings in Public Ownership p80
RA (1977) British Painting 1952-77