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Afford, Thelma, b. 1908
Costume designer, performer, actor and fashion journalist with a practice from Broken Hill, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. She also designed costumes for early Australian TV ...
Barnes, William Rodney, b. 1851
Early 20th century cartoonist, painter, illustrator and theatrical designer; active in Melbourne, New Zealand and America.
Benison, J.
Federation-era Melbourne cartoonist and theatre designer. There is some speculation he might in fact be the cartoonist Percy Benison.
Boddington, Jennie, b. 1922
Jennie Boddington was the first curator of photography to be appointed in Australia. She was responsible for the National Gallery of Victoria's photography collection from ...
Boyce, Marion
Boyce, working with Margot Wilson, was one of the dress designers for the 2015 Australian film, "The Dressmaker". Amongst her numerous production designs are the ...
Boyd, Hermia, b. 1931
Hermia Boyd was a set designer, potter and glass painter.
Brash, Barbara Nancy, b. 1925
Twentieth-century Melbourne artist who has worked mostly in printmaking. The National Gallery of Australia holds over 70 of Brash's works including the c.1948 print 'Beach ...
Canning, Marcus, b. 1974
Western Australian artist and collaborator across the areas of sculpture, video art, theatre and festivals.
Carrol, Jean , b. 1927
Carrol trained as a milliner at Moray Millinery, Sydney working in women's millinery, then transferred her skills to theatre, television and film in the mid-1960s. ...
Church, Ann, b. 1929
Theatrical designer, best known for her designs for the Victorian Ballet Guild.
Clint, Alfred T., b. 1879
Early 20th century painter, scene painter and (apparently) cartoonist.
Clint, Sydney Raphael, b. 1893
Early 20th century cartoonist, landscape painter, illustrator and theatrical artist.
Cobb, Judith, b. 1961
Judith Cobb was a theatre designer, painter and teacher. She died in Melbourne in 2012. She taught at RMIT and the Victorian College of the ...
Cowen, Don, b. 1920
Don Cowen worked for only a few years in Australia, beginning as a promising younger artist in Brisbane in the early 1950s, before departing for ...
Crafter, Robert
Theatrical designer. Crafter apparently signed three costume designs for the 1896 pantomine 'Matsa' that were exhibited in McCulloch's 1984 Victorian sesquicentenary exhibition celebrating the history ...
Colonial scene-painter for the Theatre Royal, Sydney.
Danciger, Alice, b. 1914
A painter, theatre and fabric designer who worked with some of the most significant modernist artists in Australia.
Deering, Henry
Henry Deering was a scenic artist and theatrical producer. In 1851 he was credited with painting the moving diorama introduced into the pantomime he produced ...
Dennis, Joseph Tracton, b.
Irish-born colonial artist who began his career in Sydney painting portraits and scenes for the theatre. In later years he painted historical and religious subjects ...