Syd Tunn – Painter, Printmaker
Diploma of Art (1962 – 1965) Monash University.
Majoring in painting, life drawing, printmaking. Full-time fine artist since 1980.
29 Main Exhibitions and 37 Feature Exhibitions.
Galleries include Mornington Gallery & ART Gallery, Collins Place, Melbourne.
His many awards include the Flinders Art Award, & E.R.A.(x3). Favourable reviews – Alan McCulloch; & Michael Montague, Herald Art Critics.
Award Invitations include Nillumbik Art Awards; Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery & Diamond Valley Art Awards.
Aquisitions include Sofitel (9 works); Municipal Mutual; C.K. Clothing; Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre; Eltham College; numerous Agencies & Corporations since 1970.
Publications 9 , including ‘Feather and Brush’ Dr. Penny Olsen; Who’s Who of Australian Visual Artists, Melbourne. 1995/6; Directory ’88 Print Council of Australia, Melbourne 1989. An accomplished portrait & figurative painter regularly showing in Victorian Archibald Salon des Refuses & runner up 2002. Appointed director of the Dunmoochin Foundation Board 2005.
Ona Henderson – Painter, Printmaker.
Art/ Swinburne University 1960s
28 Main Exhibitions & 38 Feature Exhibitions. Numerous awards & prizes.
Galleries include The Light Gallery, London, Clarke Galleries New York, Palm Beach & Vermont, U.S.A. Mornington Gallery; ART Gallery, Collins Place, Melbourne; Queens Hall, Parliament House.
Award Invitations include Hutchins Art Prize; Nillumbik Art Awards; Daffodil Art Awards; Cromwell’s Art Awards & Diamond Valley Art Awards
Represented in 12 public collections including Aachen Art Museum, Germany; Cromwell’s; Nillumbik Art; Seppelt; Healesville Sanctuary (x5); VTU Credit Union; Myer Grace Bros., Kangaroo Ground Memorial Tower.
Publications: 10 including ‘Feather and Brush’ Dr Penny Olsen; ‘ Inspiration Wild: an Artistic Celebration of Nature and Environment.’ 2014; WAMA -Wildlife Art Museum of Australia ‘Dictionary of Australian Women Artists’, Max Germaine.
Co-ordinated Nillumbik Artists Open Studio program 1988 – 2005 jointly with Nillumbik Shire.
Initiated Victorian Archibald Salon des Refuses, 2002 & the Salon de Montsalvat Art Prize (curated 2006 ) Montsalvat Galleries. Appointed director Dunmoochin Foundation Board 2005.