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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.

Nancy Mauro-Flude. Nancy Mauro-Flude is a performance artist. Her artistic work is heavily influenced by arcane practices, theatre and computer 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.

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.

Emily Rose Twynam. Sketcher, designer and carver. Her numerous works are now owned by the National Trust (NSW).

Ben Hall. Hall trained as an architect at Sydney University, later tutoring after 1963 in addition to his architectural practice. He also painted and drew, exhibiting with Barry Stern Gallery, Janet Clayton Gallery and others. In the 1980s, he began to build stringed instruments with An Morison and Isa Coello from workshops in Alexandria and elsewhere.

Ivor Korman. Commercial illustrator working in Melbourne in the 1940s and 1950s.

Heather Joynes. Joynes was an embroiderer and needleworker working in Sydney. She was an active member of the Embroiderers Guild NSW, exhibiting in their exhibitions and other venues and publishing a number of publications on her art forms. With Prue Socha and Pat Langford she also founded the Creative Embroidery Association, Sydney. The Australian Museum relied on her skills as a textile conservator for a number of years.

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