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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Marion Borgelt

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

John Caldwell

No bio yet. Intersection Mixed media. Gift of the artist in 1994.     Wilderness Mixed media. Acquired by the […]

Tom Carment

Born 1954, Sydney. A painter of landscape and portraits, and also a writer whose stories and essays have been published […]

George Davis

Born 1930. George is a Tasmanian artist who lives and works in Hobart. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools under […]

Geoffrey de Groen

No bio yet. Untitled Drawing Media type. Acquired by the Trustees from the 1995 Award.  

Shay Docking

Angorhora and Tomaree Peak Acquired by the Trustees from the 1996 Award.

Brian Dunlop

Born 1938, Sydney. National Art School, Sydney, 1954-59. In 1962 travelled through Southern Europe and 1965-68 painted in Rome, Skyros, […]

Bert Flugelman

Bert Flugelman occupies a pre-eminent place amongst those contemporary Australian sculptors whose work is designed for open sites and public […]

John Forrester-Clack

Over the last decade I have investigated and explored the act or action of mark making and surface materiality. Through […]

Joe Frost

Born in Sydney in 1974, Joe Frost is a Sydney-based artist whose paintings and drawings of the last five years […]

Joe Furlonger

Born 1952, Cairns. Exhibitions: 12 solo shows at Ray Hughes Gallery (1985-2003); shows at Gallery Maki, Tokyo and Galleria San […]

George Gittoes

Born in 1949 Gittoes is seen as an artist who continually crosses boundaries and refuses to be frozen in time. […]

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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