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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Krista Berga

Born 1970, Auckland. Studied life drawing under David Paulson, 1993-96. Solo exhibitions: Sherman Galleries and Artbox, Sydney, 1998; Andrew Baker […]

David Harrex

Born 1929, Hobart. Painter, graphic designer, teacher. Studied with Jack Carrington Smith, Hobart Tech 1952-56. Worked for the Tasmanian Education […]

Nigel Hewitt

Exhibitions: Fremantle Arts Centre; Greenhill Galleries (Perth and Adelaide); AGWA; AGNSW; Guangdong Academy, China; Editions Gallery, Melbourne; Gallery Sanyo, Tokyo; […]

Jennifer Keeler-Milne

Born 1961, Melbourne. Educated Melbourne State College. Completed postgraduate studies at the Victorian College of the Arts and CoFA in […]

Colin Lanceley

No bio yet. Fairweather's Log Mixed media. Purchased by the Trustees in 2000.  

John Winch

b.1944 Sydney d.2007 Studied Design at the National Art School and postgraduate studies at CoFA. Art Master at The Kings […]

Margaret Woodward

No Bio at present. Celebration for Inions and Garlic Acquired by the judge, John Coburn, AM, from the 1990 Award.. […]

Salvatore Zofrea

Salvatore was born in Italy in 1947 and migrated with his family to Australia at the age of nine. At […]

Reinis Zusters

Born 1922 of Latvian parents died IN 1999. Studied in Latvia and part time in Germany and the National Art […]

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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