National Gallery of Victoria Art School

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The National Gallery of Victoria Art School, associated with the National Gallery of Victoria, was a private fine arts college founded in 1867.wikipedia
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The National Gallery of Victoria Art School, associated with the National Gallery of Victoria, was a private fine arts college founded in 1867.
The National Gallery of Victoria Art School, associated with the gallery, was founded in 1867 and remained the leading centre for academic art training in Australia until about 1910.

John Brack

Among its luminaries, the school was headed by Sir William Dargie in 1946–1953., John Brack from 1962–68, and Lenton Parr from 1968 to its absorption into the newly created Victorian College of the Arts.
He was appointed Head of National Gallery of Victoria Art School (1962–68), where he was an influence on many artists and the creation of the expanded school attached to the new gallery building.

Caroline Barker (artist)

Caroline Barker
Caroline Barker
She commenced her art studies at the art school at the Melbourne Art Gallery (now the National Gallery of Victoria) where she studied painting with Bernard Hall and drawing with Frederick McCubbin.

Ian Armstrong (artist)

Ian Armstrong
Ian Armstrong, 1943-1950 Appointed as Drawing Master 1960-1966
By 1943 he had commenced evening classes at the National Gallery School which he continued until 1950.

Peter Booth

Peter Booth, 1962–65
He and his family migrated to Australia in 1958, where he worked as a labourer for several years before attending the National Gallery School in Melbourne.

Norma Bull

Norma Bull
Bull was born and grew up in Melbourne, where her father was the Director of Bacteriology at Melbourne University In 1932 she graduated from the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, having won numerous prizes and scholarships during her time as a student.

Horace Brodzky

Horace Brodzky
Brodzky studied initially at the National Gallery School in Melbourne.

Arthur Boyd

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Arthur Boyd, circa 1934 (did not graduate)
After leaving school aged 14 years, Boyd briefly attended night classes at the National Gallery School in Melbourne where Jewish immigrant artist Yosl Bergner introduced Boyd to writers such as Dostoyevsky and Kafka and influenced his humanitarian values and social conscience.

Mary Card

Mary Card, crochet designer
She was educated at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School in Melbourne.

Joy Hester

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Joy Hester
She was a student at St Michael's Grammar School from 1933 to 1937, then, at 17, enrolled in Commercial Art at Brighton Technical School, before attending the National Gallery School in Melbourne.

Aileen Dent

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Aileen Dent
From 1909 - 1916 she was a student at the National Gallery Art School in Melbourne.

Moya Dyring

Moya Dyring, 1929–32
After visiting Paris in 1928, she studied at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, Melbourne, from 1929 to 1932 where she met her future husband Sam Atyeo.

Ruth Hollick

Ruth Hollick, 1902-06
She was raised in the suburb of Moonee Ponds and educated at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School (1902–06), where one of her teachers was the painter Frederick McCubbin, but she received no formal training in photography.

John Howley

John Howley
Howley was born in Melbourne and studied at the National Gallery School of Art in Melbourne (1949–54) under Murray Griffin.

Frederick McCubbin

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Frederick McCubbin
He later worked for a time as solicitor's clerk, a coach painter and in his family's bakery business while studying art at the National Gallery of Victoria's School of Design, where he met Tom Roberts and studied under Eugene von Guerard.

Max Meldrum

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Max Meldrum, 1890s
Meldrum studied at the National Gallery School in Melbourne.

Joan Lindsay

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Joan Lindsay 1916–19
After graduating from Clyde, Lindsay considered becoming an architect, but decided to study art instead, enrolling at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School in Melbourne in 1916.

Sidney Nolan

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Sidney Nolan, 1934, 1936
From 1934 he attended night classes sporadically at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School.

Alan Moore (war artist)

Alan Moore
Alan Moore (war artist)
He took up his studies again when he turned 18, at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, this time completing his studies to obtain a degree.

Norman Macgeorge

Norman Macgeorge
He was educated at St Peter's College, Adelaide and studied art at the School of Design in Adelaide under H. P. Gill, then moved to Melbourne to continue his studies at the National Gallery School.

Iso Rae

Iso Rae
After training at Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria Art School, where she studied alongside Frederick McCubbin and Jane Sutherland, Rae travelled to France in 1887 with her family, and spent most of the rest of her life there.

Hilda Rix Nicholas

Hilda Rix
Hilda Rix, 1902–05
She studied under a leading member of the Heidelberg School, Frederick McCubbin, at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School from 1902 to 1905 and was an early member of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors.

Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston
Following her classes with Lister, Preston went on to study at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School under Frederick McCubbin from 1889 to 1894.

Constance Stokes

Constance Stokes, 1925-1929
She trained at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School until 1929, winning a scholarship to continue her study at London's Royal Academy of Arts.