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, Elias Abberly
Known mostly for his still-lifes, little is known of Abberly’s life or training. He often combined an outdoor still-life of apples or corn with a ...
Gibbons, Geoff, b. 1947
Geoff Gibbons is a printmaker & painter, arts educator and art historian in South Australia. He has also taught at the Adelaide Central School of ...
Gooden, Alva Dorothy, b. 1913
Gooden was a china painter who is best known for her decoration of many dishes, plates and vases with Australian wildflowers and blackboy trees. Although ...
Hawthorne, Heliodore, b. 1895
Painter, teacher and co-founder of Undergrowth: A Magazine of Youth and Ideals, 1925-1929. Worked at the Small Arms Factory, Lithgow NSW manufacturing guns 1942-1945 and ...
Henderson, Essie, b.
Essie Henderson (née Gosper), illuminator and painter, was active in Sydney in the early twentieth century. She worked with her father, Clarence Gosper, at John ...
Buxton, Jessamine, b. 1895
Buxton was a painter, sculptor and designer of stained-glass windows. A versatile artist, she worked across a wide range of media.
Engelman, Joy, b. 1949
Engelman is a regionally-based Australian artist, whose work is internationally recognised and represented throughout Australia in corporate and government collections. In 2007 she won 5th ...
Buckland, Ken, b. 1921
Buckland was a commercial artist and painter with British art training, arriving in Australia in the 1960s. He exhibited widely featuring in regional shows such ...
Leach-Jones, Alun, b. 1937
Alun Leach-Jones was one of the generation of artists who helped define Australian colourfield art in the 1960s. Hie first came to prominence exhibiting in ...
Leak, Bill, b. 1956
Leak began his career with art lessons, briefly attending the Julian Ashton School, Sydney. In 1982, he began cartooning, working for the Bulletin, then the ...
Lynn, Elwyn , b. 1917
Artist, critic and cultural warrior Elwyn (Jack) Lynn was one of the most influential figures in mid-twentieth century Australian art. In the 1950s as his ...
Miksevicius, Jurgis, b. 1923
Miksevicius trained at Darmstadt Werkstaetten, Germany immigrating to Australia in 1948. He exhibited initially with a Baltic-associated group "Six Directions" and took up teaching art ...
Asmodelle, Estelle, b. 1964
Estelle Asmodelle, abstract painter and digital artist, is known for her large-scale, brightly coloured abstract work. In 2010 she published her first art book, Transience, ...
Naughton, Keith, b. 1925
Naughton was a painter primarily of "Outback" scenes and scenery. He began his career as a graphic designer and illustrator for advertising agencies in Australia ...
Nichol, Arthur John, b. 1914
Nichol was an illustrator, graphic designer and cartoonist. As a Prisoner of War Europe 1941-1945, he produced posters and realist artworks of life in Stalag ...
Officer, Mervyn, b. 1906
Mervyn Officer is described as a commercial artist in an 1941 obituary for his father, the Secretary of the Victorian Graziers Association. He was a ...
Coulson, Oswald Hillam, b. 1872
Coulson's career began ca.1903. Following enlistment for the 1914-18 War he produced photographic work for the AFC and began painting ca.1916. After the war, Coulson ...
Passmore, John, b. 1904
When John Passmore returned to Sydney from an extended stay in Europe in 1951 he galvanised a generation of young painters. They were led to ...
Crooke, Ray, b. 1922
Crooke began his career as an artist at a Melbourne advertising agency while taking courses as Swinburne Technical College. After 1939-45 war service, he taught, ...