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Glasgow, Scotland, 25 May 1877 – 5 March 1906


Hugh Ramsay was one of the many Australian artists who travelled to Europe to enhance their artistic training, producing a remarkable number of works in Australia and abroad between 1894 and 1906, primarily portraits. read more.

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Vernon Ah Kee. Vernon Ah Kee is a draughtsman, photographer, screen-printer, video and text based installation artist who was included in the 2008 Biennale of Sydney.

Kathleen Aurousseau. Painter who exhibited several works including a still life oil painting at the Australian Exhibition of Women's Work in 1907.

Bianca Beetson. A member of the Brisbane-based Indigenous artist collectives the Campfire Group and ProppaNOW, Beetson's mixed media works, which are always pink, employ humour as a central device in their message of survival and self-determination.

Frederick Grosse. Frederick Grosse was an engraver, vigneron and probably professional photographer. Born in Prussia, he came to Melbourne via Adelaide in 1854. Grosse is best known as a reproductive engraver. In 1868 he was appointed supernumerary wood-engraver to the Government Printing Office. Later he purchased the Tooronga Vineyard on Emu Creek, Strathfieldsaye and from 1872 was exhibiting award-winning wines

Alfred Oakley. A photographic artist and daguerrean who worked professionally as a photographer, Alfred Oakley, also known as Alfred Oakey, worked in Melbourne's Bourke St in the late nineteenth century.

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Suzi Zglinicki. Suzi Zglinicki is a multi-disciplinary Hunter Valley artist who brings each of her works to life in a manner that demonstrates her unique way of seeing the world, her intense passion for creating art and her love of the natural environment.

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