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Banyule Art Collection


The Banyule Art Collection includes works by artists of historical and contemporary significance. The collection holds over 450 works including paintings, works on paper, jewellery/metalworks, ceramics, glass, textiles, sculpture and artists’ books.

The collection is accessible to the local community through a range of temporary exhibitions held at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space in Ivanhoe. Individual works are also displayed in a wide range of council and community owned venues including council service centres, libraries, schools and community leisure centres across the Banyule.

The collection can educate, challenge, entertain, encourage discussion and promote healthy debate regarding the issues surrounding visual arts culture.

Some of the many artists represented in the collection include Brook Andrew, Ian Abdulla, Rick Amor, Peter Booth, Pat Brassington, Jon Cattapan, Mari Funaki, Gwyn Hanssen-Pigott, Carlier Makigawa, John Nixon, Mike Parr, Patricia Piccinini, Rosslynd Piggott, Clifton Pugh, Lloyd Rees, Sally Smart, John Wolseley and Anne Zahalka.

For any queries relating to the collection please contact the Art Curator on 9490 4222 or

Exotic Birds, 2006 - 2007 
Type-C photograph 8/10 
Banyule Art Collection; acquired 2009

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