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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Suzanne Archer

Born UK 1945. Suzanne has had 32 solo exhibitions and currently has an exhibition Afterlife at Maitland Regional Art Gallery.

David Eastwood

Born 1975, David Eastwood completed a MFA in 1999 and BFA (Honours) with the University Medal at UNSW COFA. He […]

Annette Iggulden

Annette Iggulden has exhibited extensively in galleries throughout Australia. Her work is represented in major Australian collections and at the […]

Alan Jones

Born: Gosford, NSW 1977. Jones gained his BFA at the National Art School, Sydney. He has furthered his education abroad […]

Catherine O'Donnell

No bio yet. Campanile santo Stefano, Venice Charcoal. Gift of the artist 2010.   No image yet.

Patrick Shirvington

Born 1952. Began painting full time in 1975, Travelled through Europe and USA, drawing class in Paris at the Academie […]

Adrianne Strampp

Born USA 1960, Strampp is a Melbourne based artist exhibiting regularly in Melbourne and Sydney. She completed an MFA (by […]

Mary Tonkin

Born in Melbourne in 1973, Mary studied painting at Monash University BA (Fine Arts) Hons 1992-95. Awarded in 1996 the […]

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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