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Subiaco, WA, 1939 –

feminist, interdisciplinary, Text-based Art, Environmental
Nola Farman is an interdisciplinary artist who works in whatever medium suits the concept. Her work ranges from permanent public sculpture through installation, painting, drawing and artist books. read more.

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Vernon Ah Kee. Vernon Ah Kee is a draughtsman, photographer, screen-printer, video and text based installation artist who was included in the 2008 Biennale of Sydney.

Kathleen Aurousseau. Painter who exhibited several works including a still life oil painting at the Australian Exhibition of Women's Work in 1907.

Bianca Beetson. A member of the Brisbane-based Indigenous artist collectives the Campfire Group and ProppaNOW, Beetson's mixed media works, which are always pink, employ humour as a central device in their message of survival and self-determination.

Frederick Grosse. Frederick Grosse was an engraver, vigneron and probably professional photographer. Born in Prussia, he came to Melbourne via Adelaide in 1854. Grosse is best known as a reproductive engraver. In 1868 he was appointed supernumerary wood-engraver to the Government Printing Office. Later he purchased the Tooronga Vineyard on Emu Creek, Strathfieldsaye and from 1872 was exhibiting award-winning wines

Alfred Oakley. A photographic artist and daguerrean who worked professionally as a photographer, Alfred Oakley, also known as Alfred Oakey, worked in Melbourne's Bourke St in the late nineteenth century.

Jackie Horrex. Horrex is an artist and illustrator, exhibiting at David Jones Art Gallery in 1954. After 1955, she formed a partnership with Des O'Brien working as O'Brien & Horrex.

Senta Taft-Hendry. Taft-Hendry was initially an art collector, later opening Galleries Primitiff, Woollahra in 1959, touring works from Papua New Guinea internationally in the 1960s. She formed a partnership with Leo Fleishmann until his death and continued the gallery afterward expanding into Pacific Island art. She was a benefactor of the University of Newcastle and the Australian Museum.

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