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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

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ceramics, bryan trueman, gippsland campus, artists, artwork, jan feder memorial ceramics collection
Historical information
Bryan Trueman (13 November 1941- )
Born Derbyshire, England
worked in Australia 1975–1992

Bryan Trueman studied at Blackpool School of Art in 1962, undertaking Postgraduate studies at Manchester College of Artin 1963. He toured the east coast of America in 1967-8, then returned to England where he started to train himself in Ceramics.

Migrating to Australia in 1975 Bryan Trueman lectured at Cauldield Institute of Technology, Melbourne. In 1982 he opened a studio in Warrandyte, Victoria. Bryan Trueman was a visiting lecturer to the Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education c1982. He is particularly well-known for his painterly use of glazes to depict the Australian landscape, using the platter as the base form.

This work is part of the Jan Feder Memorial Ceramics Collection. Jan Feder was an alumna of the Gippsland Campus who studied ceramics on the campus. She passed away in the mid 1980s. Her student peers raised funds to buy ceramic works in her memory. They bought works from visiting lecturers who became leading ceramic artists around the world, as well as from many of the staff who taught there.

When Made
Made By
Bryan Trueman (Maker)
Last updated
28 Sep 2017 at 9:30PM