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 […]

Suzanne Archer

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

Jo Bertini

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

GW Bot

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

Liz Caffin

Liz Caffin studied art at RMIT, completing an MA in printmaking in 1998. She lives near Castlemaine in Central Victoria.Liz […]

Leigh Camilleri

Born in 1959 Brisbane. Leigh has a BA (Visual Arts QCA) and a BA Fine Arts, MFA Fine Arts (QUT). […]

Jane Canfield

No bio yet. Landscape Media type... Kedumba Drawing Awards.

Louisa Chircop

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

Adam Cullen

b.1965 d.2012 He graduated from the City Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1986, a Diploma of […]

Dagmar Cyrulla

No bio yet. Self Portrait Mixed media. Kedumba Drawing Award 2009.     The Room Pastel, gouache on paper. Kedumba […]

David Eastwood

Born 1975, David Eastwood completed a MFA in 1999 and BFA (Honours) with the University Medal at UNSW COFA. He […]

David Edgar

David Edgar is a visual artist, arts administrator and arts educator. He has an MFA by research from the University […]
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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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