Lola Greeno is a well-known Tasmanian Aboriginal shell worker, sculptor, installation and fibre artist who also works as a curator and as the Program Officer, Aboriginal Arts at Arts Tasmania. read more.
George Henry Freedman. Freedman trained as an architect. His interior design career began with Kahn & Jacobs Architects, a New York City firm. He later shifted to London, then back to New York working for Knoll International. He arrived in Sydney in 1969, forming a partnership with Neville Marsh in 1971. Freedman's practice later became Freedman Rembel in 2002. The practice was associated with PTW (Peddle Thorp Walker) architects after 2010.
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.
Madeleine Clear. The Tiwi people of Ratuati Irara (Bathurst Island and Melville Island) in the Northern Territory were working with the art teacher Madeleine (Drenth) Clear in the late 1960s to develop serial production wood-block prints (initially on rice paper and fabric) for sale. By 1969, Clear had become the art advisor for Tiwi Designs, later Tiwi Design, Bathurst Island. By 1975 she returned to WA and a career in painting.