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Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Working across video, performance, painting and sculpture, Gladwell has exhibited extensively both in Australia and overseas. His solo and collaborative works critique personal history, memory and contemporary culture. read more.

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Shaun Gladwell. Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Working across video, performance, painting and sculpture, Gladwell has exhibited extensively both in Australia and overseas. His solo and collaborative works critique personal history, memory and contemporary culture.

Clement Meadmore. Well known as a sculptor, Meadmore began his career as a designer. His furniture was sold at Marion Hall Best’s showrooms and his lighting design shown at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics Arts Festival alongside the work of designers such as Grant Featherston. Meadmore ran Max Hutchinson's Gallery A, Melbourne, in the late 1950s. In 1963 he moved to New York, where he concentrated primarily on his work as a sculptor.

Margaret Olley. After her first Australian solo painting exhibitions, Olley worked and exhibited in France in the 1950s. An endearing personality, Olley had many travelling and working friendships with other Australian artists. Olley died at her home in Paddington, Sydney, on 26th July 2011.

Mike Parr. Working across a range of media that includes performance, installation, sculpture, drawing, drypoint etching and photography, Mike Parr is regarded as one of the most successful Australian artists of his generation. Parr has realised over 1000 works within the context of his self-imposed 'Self-Portrait' series.

Martin Sharp. Late 20th century Sydney artist. Sharp's 1964 cartoon "The Word Spread Round the Arms", published in "Oz" was seen to breach the Obscene and Indecent Publications Act and resulted in charges being laid against Sharp and his editors. Later, after reprising his antipodean success with the London edition of "Oz", he returned to Australia where he founded the Yellow House at 59 Macleay Street Potts Point.

Ken Muggleston. Muggleston worked in props as a set designer and art director for feature films such as "Oliver" (1968); The Piano (1993); The Taming of the Shrew (1967); NO... SONO VERGINE (1973). He was also a major contributor to the "National Studios", Pagewood productions.

Hulda Ulivia Agt Jorgensen. Danish-born painter and benefactor, exhibited at the Royal Art Society of New South Wales as 'Mrs Tom Marshall' and, as heir to the estate of her husband (a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales), oversaw the Marshall Bequest to the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Silas Clifford-Smith. Silas Clifford-Smith has been active as an artist in Australia since 2011. He is a painter, occasionally working in pastel or lino-cut. He is the author of two two art monographs: "Percy Lindsay: artist and bohemian" (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2011), and a biography of his parents: "Under Moonlight: a portrait of Great Bardfield artists Stanley Clifford-Smith and Joan Glass" (self-published, 2016).

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