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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Tom Carment

Born 1954, Sydney. A painter of landscape and portraits, and also a writer whose stories and essays have been published […]

Fred Cress

Born Poona, India 1938; died Sydney 2009. Painter and writer. Studied Julian Ashton Art School 1973. Lived Zimbabwe and Zambia […]

Helene Grove

No bio yet. Operation Noah Mixed drawing media on prepared board. Acquired by the judge, Colin Lanceley, AO, from the […]

Helga Groves

Born Queensland 1961. Graduate Diploma & Bachelor of Visual Arts has had many solo and group exhibitions including Paris, Berlin […]

Robert Klippel

Robert Klippel was born in 1920. At the age of six he made his first model ship after being taken […]

Kevin Lincoln

Lincoln was born into a large working-class family in Hobart, Tasmania, in 1941. Showing talent as a young boy he […]

Kevin Malloy

Born USA 1956. He is a draughtsman, painter, print maker and studied in the UK Hull, and has a BA […]

Angus Nivison

Born 1953 currently lives and works in Walcha, NSW. Between 1972 and 1974 Angus studied at the National Art School […]

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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