Muralists (20th century) Sydney and elsewhere

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Olley, Margaret, b. 1923
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 ...
Updated Dec. 19, 2020
Dyring, Moya, b. 1909
A painter, working primarily in Brisbane and Paris. A reference has been made to her work as a muralist with Sam Atyeo in Melbourne.
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
Buzacott, Nutter, b. 1905
Buzacott was a printmaker, commercial artist (graphic designer), political illustrator, painter and teacher. A mural by Buzacott is also known. He travelled widely in Australia ...
Updated Nov. 8, 2020
Thake, Eric, b. 1904
Mid 20th century Melbourne surrealist graphic and commercial artist and illustrator, designer and painter.
Updated Oct. 22, 2020
Collings, Dahl, b. 1909
Dahl Collings was a painter, commercial artist, graphic and exhibition designer, illustrator, costume and textile designer, photographer and documentary film-maker. Often working in partnership with ...
Updated Aug. 29, 2020
O'Connell, Michael, b. 1898
O'Connell was a Melbourne designer of hand-printed textiles. He later became associated with Cynthia Reed and Frederick Ward in interior design.
Updated May 2, 2020
Curtis, Robert Emerson, b. 1898
Mid 20th century illustrator and artist. In 1922 Curtis travelled to the USA with his great friend, the pioneer filmmaker, Charles Chauvel. There he developed ...
Updated Dec. 13, 2019
Albury, Winn, b. 1896
Twentieth century female watercolourist who worked as a commercial in Sydney and Sacremento, California. Work found amongst her estate included a number of designs for ...
Updated Dec. 13, 2019
Sellheim, Gert Hugo Emmanuel, b. 1901
Sellheim was a graphic artist and industrial designer. He won the Sulman Prize in 1939 and was one of the first poster artists to work ...
Updated Nov. 26, 2019
Merfield, Bertha Elizabeth, b. 1869
Known for her mural paintings in Victoria, Bertha E. Merfield was a pioneer of landscape painting among female artists in Australia. Her mural for the ...
Updated Nov. 17, 2019
Cassab, Judy, b. 1920
Painter born in Austria. Resident of Sydney she is a prolific and accomplished artist, able to paint portraits in a single sitting if necessary. Cassab ...
Updated Sept. 30, 2019
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Haxton, Elaine Alys, b. 1909
Painter, printmaker and designer, Haxton worked through the 1930s as a commercial artist in both Sydney and London. In 1943 she won the Sulman Prize ...
Updated Aug. 28, 2019
Pinder, Phil, b. 1945
Pinder was an artist working across a wide range of media including murals and interior design (the Last Laugh theatre, Melbourne). A poster "April Fools ...
Updated Aug. 16, 2019
Wakelin, Roland, b. 1887
Modernist painter, Roland Wakelin, was born in New Zealand in 1887. He moved to Sydney, Australia in 1912 where he studied under Antonio Dattilo Rubbo ...
Updated Aug. 7, 2019
Wilson, Eric
Wilson was a painter who studied at the Julian Ashton School, Sydney, later travelling to Europe where he was influenced by the Cubist movement through ...
Updated May 31, 2019
Smith, Eric, b. 1919
Smith began his painting career with training in Melbourne and was active in Sydney art circles. He is a frequent entrant to the Art Gallery ...
Updated May 6, 2019
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Melocco, Pietro, b. 1883
Pietro and one of his brothers (Antonio) were the principals of Melocco Brothers, Sydney. Pietro trained as a mason's apprentice and later at the Cooper ...
Updated May 5, 2019
Bergner, Yosl, b. 1920
20th century Melbourne painter. Contemporary of Boyd and Perceval and active member of Contemporary Art Society with Noel Counihan and Vic O'Connor. Bergner's paintings were ...
Updated April 25, 2019
Gapp, Vanoo, b. 1917
Illustrator and mural artist active in Sydney, Adelaide and North Queensland in the 1930s and 1940s
Updated March 9, 2019
Annand, Douglas, b. 1903
One of Australia's best known graphic and poster artists, Douglas Annand also had a distinguished career as a camouflage artist during the Second World War. ...
Updated Feb. 15, 2019
Lewis & Skinner
Lewis & Skinner were a Melbourne-based sign writing firm active in the early decades of the 20th century until ca.1960.
Updated Dec. 22, 2018
Morrison, Alistair, b. 1911
Morrison was a typographer, graphic designer, industrial designer and author. He had a celebrated design career in London from 1936-1939, returning to Australia before the ...
Updated Dec. 1, 2018
Lyon, Cottier & Co.
Lyon, Cottier & Co. began in Sydney in 1873 with premises in Pitt Street. The company specialized in painted schemes & glass, but dealt in ...
Updated Oct. 11, 2018