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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Louisa Chircop

Born Sydney, 1974, Louisa Chircop studied at St George TAFE, receiving the State Commission Medal for Fine Arts in NSW. […]

Nigel Killalea

Nigel Killalea was born in Wagga Wagga. His childhood and adolescence were spent living and working on the land. He […]

Joanna Logue

Born in Scone NSW. Joanna graduated from the City Art Institute with a BA in Visual Arts and a Graduate […]

Mathew Lynn

Blackheath artist Mathew is known mainly as a portrait painter working on public and private commissions and through his entries […]

Leith Maguire

Leith graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Queensland College of Art in 2007 and now lives and […]

Kerry McInnis

Born in Hawaii, Kerry emigrated to Australia in 1974. She undertook Fine Art Studies in the US and France and […]

Eleanor Millard

Eleanor is a graduate of RMIT, Bachelor of Arts. She was born in Camperdown, Victoria in 1963. Since changing her […]

Jude Roberts

Jude Roberts is an artist and tutor in drawing and printmaking. By drawing and documenting water sites through inland Australia […]

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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