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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Todd Fuller

My drawings are embedded in an animation process the results of which I call ‘hand drawn films’. I came to this process after feeling dissatisfied with the static nature of drawing.

Nadia Odlum

Nadia Odlum is an emerging artist and researcher from Sydney. Her work explores the perceptual experience of navigation within urban […]

Edgar Schilter

My work is an investigation into the newest fields of scientific exploration. The intersection of chemistry and physics at the […]

Noel Thurgate

Portraiture has been a constantly recurring fascination all my working life. A few years ago I was re-acquainted with a […]

Peter Wegner

Graeme and l have been meeting regularly for over thirty years. This drawing is one of many that have traced […]

Christine Willcocks

Christine is a visual artist and arts educator. She studied at Southern Cross University and Monash University. Her work can […]

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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