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Artwork - 'Drawing The Signs: 1998 Self Portrait' from the "Memento" series

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Art Collection Artworks are displayed at Federation University Australia campuses at Ballarat, Gippsland (Churchill), Stawell and Horsham. Victoria

Self portrait of artist.
56.0 x 76.0 cm (sight); 60.0 x 80.0 cm (frame)
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Historical information
Loris BUTTON (1951- )

Dr Loris Button grew up in Melbourne, completing undergraduate studies in painting and drawing at the Phillip Institute of Technology, followed by a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Tasmania. Her PhD thesis employed self portraiture as a means for reflecting on the self, time and ageing in contemporary culture.

From 1981 – 1986 Loris lived and studied in Hobart before returning to Melbourne. She lectured at the University of Ballarat Arts Academy from 1987. Since 1990 she has lived and worked in Ballarat and the nearby town of Creswick. Loris retired from an academic career at the Arts Academy, University of Ballarat (now Federation University) at the end of 2010.

Working with prints, paintings and drawings on handmade paper, her work is regularly shown in both solo and group exhibitions throughout Australia and overseas.

A staff member of the Federation University Arts Academy in 1987 and 1990 to 2010 Loris has continued a post-retirment association with the Arts Academy through her role as an Adjunct Research Fellow.

This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 1000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.
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Last updated
29 Apr 2020 at 12:36PM