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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Tim Allen

Ann Thomson, artist Acquired by the judge Paul Delprat from the 2016 Award..

Rick Amor

In 1965 he completed a Certificate of Art at Caulfield Institute of Technology, followed by three years of study at […]

Andrew Antoniou

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

Suzanne Archer

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

Howard Arkley

Born 1951 - died 1999 Howard Arkley’s principal theme was unique and instantly recognizable – a celebration of hometown Melbourne […]

Earle Backen

Earle Backen (1927 – 2005) was one of the most respected painters in Sydney. He was a wonderful teacher and […]

John Beard

Born 1943, Wales; lives in Sydney. International exhibitions include Gulbenkian's Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon; Tate Gallery, St Ives, UK; […]

Krista Berga

Born 1970, Auckland. Studied life drawing under David Paulson, 1993-96. Solo exhibitions: Sherman Galleries and Artbox, Sydney, 1998; Andrew Baker […]

Jo Bertini

No bio yet. Breakaway Country - Strzelecki Graphite on paper. Kedumba Drawing Award 2008   No image yet.

Peter Boggs

Born 1949, New Zealand. Dip FA, DipTeach Auckland University, 1973. Extensive teaching and exhibiting in New Zealand, Spain and England, […]

Marion Borgelt

No bio yet. Liquid Light Measured by Degree III MEDIA TYPE. Acquired by the Trustees from the 1995 Award.  

GW Bot

GW Bot is a printmaker, painter, sculptor and graphic artist who has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally, in over 30 […]
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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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