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Ironside, Adelaide Eliza, b. 1831
Adelaide Ironside was was the first Australian artist to leave home to advance her career in Europe. Her mature work earned her an audience with ...
Felton, Myra, b. 1835
A professional photographer, portrait painter and published author, Felton began her career working as a colour finisher in various Sydney photographic galleries. Thereafter, between photography ...
Armstrong, Mary Ann, b. 1838
Mary Ann Armstrong (1838-1910) was a botanical fern artist who participated in a number of international and intercolonial exhibitions. She compiled and artistically arranged fern ...
Younghusband, Eliza, b. 1840
Eliza Younghusband (c.1840-?), album compiler, was active in Adelaide, SA, in the 1850s and 60s. Her album is in the collection of the National Library ...
Gore, Mary Jane, b. 1858
Mary Jane and two of her sisters were avid papier-mâchè modellers, creating dozens of wax implanted, hair coated models of sheep, kangaroos and cattle.
Waller, Mervyn Napier, b. 1893
World War I veteran printmaker, painter, stained glass artist, mosaic artist and muralist. whose work epitomised Art Deco in Australia. Husband of Christian Waller.
Waller, Christian, b. 1894
20th century painter, illustrator and stained-glass designer and maker. Early fantasy and mystic themes followed by Art Deco style.
Finey, George, b. 1895
Mid 20th century Auckland and Sydney left-wing caricaturist, cartoonist, painter, sculptor and collage artist. Infamous for his bohemian lifetsyle.
Walling, Edna, b. 1896
Early 20th Century landscape designer in the English tradition of Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson. Walling wrote many articles for a range of magazines and ...
Onus, Bill, b. 1906
William Townsend (Bill) Onus 1906-68. As an artist, entrepeneur, actor and activist Bill Onus made an significant contribution to Art and Aboriginality in postwar Melbourne. ...
Hilder, Bim, b. 1909
Bim Hilder was a Sydney based sculptor, printmaker and painter active during the middle decades of the twentieth century. He taught sculpture at the Sydney ...
Abbott Roberts, Mary Margaret, b. 1916
Mary Abbott Roberts, who also exhibited under her maiden name of Mary Abbott, was born in Quirindi in rural New South Wales and studied in ...
Nolan, Sidney, b. 1917
Sir Sidney Nolan, the son of a Melbourne tram driver, became one of Australia's most celebrated and honoured artists. His Ned Kelly series made him ...
Webb, Mary, b. 1917
Little is known of Webb's early years but she was an associate of the Sydney e abstract artists working in the 1940s. She had a ...
Dutkiewicz, Ludwik, b. 1921
Ludwik Dutkiewicz was one of several of South Australia's most progressive artists of the post-war era, arriving in Adelaide as an expressionist painter but soon ...
Fisher, John, b. 1921
Conceptual and mail artist active in the 1970s, his work was characterised by an intellectual rigour.
Donald, Margot, b. 1923
A talented photographer and designer, Margot Donald worked in various commercial studios in Sydney and later in London. She produced sets, backgrounds and photo-murals, as ...
Kirk, Mildred, b. 1925
Kirk's collages were included in the exhibition 'Earthly Delights: a group exhibition about the environment' in Canberra in 1990.