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Subiaco, WA, 1939 –

feminist, interdisciplinary, Text-based Art, Environmental
Nola Farman is an interdisciplinary artist who works in whatever medium suits the concept. Her work ranges from permanent public sculpture through installation, painting, drawing and artist books. 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.

Deborah Klein. A printmaker whose woodblock and linocut prints have been widely published. Klein was Highly Commended in the 1996 Silk Cut Acquisitive Award for Linocut Prints. Her contribution to 'Alice 125', the 1990 exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland' was a series of 29 woodblocks exploring the idea of 'the innocent abroad' - a tribute to two friends who died overseas.

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.

J. E. Ward. Late colonial period cartoonist and illustrator. Painter of Birds of Paradise and native life in Papua.

Peter Peter Gacesa. Gacesa is an interior designer working in Queensland He began as a furniture buyer in Myer, Brisbane later founding his own firm in Caloundra. He was inducted into the DIA Hall of Fame in 2013.

Cedric Savage.

Henry Eli White.

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