The Kedumba Collection

Since its inception in 1990, the Kedumba Collection has acquired more than 250 drawings.

The collection has been built on the winning entries from the annual Kedumba Drawing Award as well as approved gifts and acquisitions by the Artist Trustees and Director on behalf of the Collection.

Over the years the Collection has become one of the most significant and important collections of late 20th century and contemporary drawing in Australia.
Artists represented include Sidney Nolan, Margaret Olley, Lloyd Rees, John Olsen, Elizabeth Cummings, Jan Senbergs, Wendy Sharpe, Lucy Culliton, Ben Quilty and Aida Tomescu among many others.

Artists in the Collection

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Arthur Boyd

1920 -1999 Arthur Boyd had no formal art studies other than a year of night classes at National Gallery Art […]

John Caldwell

No bio yet. Intersection Mixed media. Gift of the artist in 1994.     Wilderness Mixed media. Acquired by the […]

Nicholas Harding

Born 1956, London. Came to Australia in 1965. BA 1975. Group exhibitions since 1980. Solo exhibitions since 1992 with Rex […]

Peter Kennedy

Brisbane-born, Melbourne-based visual artist Peter Kennedy’s CV is quite overwhelming. Fortunately, he isn’t driven by fame and money but as […]

Janet Laurence

Born 1947, Sydney. Janet Laurence’s work echoes architecture while retaining organic qualities and a sense of instability and transience. Her […]

The new Kedumba Drawing Award

In 2024 the Kedumba Collection will host the $20,000 acquisitive Kedumba Drawing Award!

For 35 years the Kedumba Drawing Award has been one of the pre-eminent awards for drawing in Australia. The addition of the $20,000 prize money will ensure that the Award continues to grow and build on its success for many years to come.

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