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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Andrew Antoniou

Studied fine arts at Winchester School of Art, Central School of Art, London and came to Australia in 1986. In […]

Judy Cassab

AO BCE Judy Cassab endured a series of confronting challenges throughout her life to become one of the most respected […]

Simon Finn

Simon Finn is currently undertaking his Master of Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts. He has held […]

Garry Foye

Born in Sydney in 1946. Garry received a BA Visual Arts from UWS Macarthur in 1994. He has held eleven […]

Ingrid Haydon

Ingrid studied painting and drawing at City Art Institute under Kevin Connor and Ann Thompson. She taught at Hornsby and […]

Locust Jones

Born in 1963, Christchurch, New Zealand, Locust Jones currently lives and works in Sydney. In 1993 he graduated with a […]

Vicki Parish

Vicki began her tertiary studies in Visual Arts in Sydney then followed with further travel and studies in UK, France […]

John Perceval

Perceval was born Linwood Robert Steven South at Bruce Rock, Western Australia, the second child of Robert South (a wheat […]

Jeff Rigby

Born 1948 Sydney. Studied NAS: currently teaches drawing at the National Art School. Jeff has had at least thirty solo […]

Luke Sciberras

No bio yet. Hare Ink. Donated by Jeffrey Plummer 2012.  

Tim Storrier

No bio yet. Dog Media type. Donated by Patrick Corrigan AM 2012.   No image yet.

Tony Tuckson

No bio yet. Untitled Media type. Donated by Patrick Corrigan AM 2012.   No image yet.

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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