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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David Boyd

b. 1924 d. 2011 Another prodigiously talented member of the Boyd family, David Boyd was born in Melbourne in 1924 […]

Kate Briscoe

Born in 1944 in England, Sydney-based artist Kate Briscoe has an impressive exhibition CV, exhibiting consistently throughout over the last […]

Adam Cullen

b.1965 d.2012 He graduated from the City Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1986, a Diploma of […]

Bert Flugelman

Bert Flugelman occupies a pre-eminent place amongst those contemporary Australian sculptors whose work is designed for open sites and public […]

Robert Grieve

Born in Melbourne. Studied Swinburne Technical College, the Regional Polytechnic London and Japan. The subtle influence of his many travels, […]

Jeffrey Harris

Born 1932, Leeds, UK. Studied Leeds College of Art. Travelling Scholarship to Paris. After 12 years at St Ives, Cornwall, […]

Max Linegar

For a relatively young artist, Max Linegar has achieved many a senior artist's dream, exhibiting in the highly coveted Kedumba […]

Ian Marr

Born 1957, Sydney. History honours (USyd), Dip. Ed. Master classes in drawing. Travel/studies in UK and Europe 1976-77 and 1997. […]

Max Miller

No bio yet. Entrance to Sacred Gorge, Mutterwingee Pencil on Japanese paper. Acquired by the judge, John Firth-Smith, from the […]

Christopher Orchard

Christopher Orchard has held 25 solo exhibitions. In 1976 his work was surveyed in a major exhibition at the Art […]

Anneke Silver

Anneke’s love of the natural and cultural environment is expressed in all of her work. Adjunct Associate Professor of Visual […]

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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