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Artwork - painting - 'Portrait of Professor David James, Inaugural Vic Chancellor of University of Ballarat', by Michael Henwood

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

Description
Framed academic portrait of Vice-Chancellor David James.
Size
89.5cm x 74cm 103cm x 89.5Cm (frame)
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Object Registration
A00329
Keywords
art, artwork, michael henwood, henwood, david james, vice chancellor, academic portrait, portrait
Historical information
This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 2000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.
Influential in promoting University of Ballarat in becoming a central player in the Ballarat and Western Victoria region.
In 1998 he oversaw the amalgamation of the UB with two Tafe institutions, which created the only multi – sectorial regional university in Australia.
Professor James was a formal Ballarat City Councillor, the Chairman of the Ballarat Foundation from 2001 to 2008. He was also the recipient of the Centenary Medal in 2003 – an award created by the Centenary of Federation, which recognises the achievements of a cross-section of the Australian community, by honouring people who have contributed to society of government in Australia.
When Made
2001
Made By
Henwood, Michael (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Lower RHS M. Henwood 01
Last updated
14 May 2019 at 1:15PM