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Printmedia and Drawing Staff

Head of Workshop

Alison Alder

Head of Printmedia and Drawing

Alison Alder's work blurs the line between studio, community and social/political art practice. She has worked within community groups, research institutions and Indigenous organisations. Her research interests encompass printmedia, art and social policy, political and social graphics. Alder’s work has been exhibited in several...
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Associate Lecturer

Ben Rak

Associate Lecturer

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Ben Rak is a printmaker and photographer whose main interest lies in the expanded field of printmedia.  His practice explores authentic identity in consumer and sub culture by utilizing the print to deal with ideas of mass production, repetition and reproduction. Rak is the co-founder and director of Throwdown Press, a residency...
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Rebecca Mayo


Rebecca Mayo joined the School of Art & Design in 2017. She is a visual artist whose practice draws upon her background and training in printmaking. Recent exhibitions include 'Out of the Matrix' at RMIT Gallery, 'Impact 7: Intersections and Counterpoints' at MADA, Monash University and 'Mistletoe Menace' at...
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Sessional Staff

Caren Florance

Sessional Lecturer

Caren Florance is a graduate of the Printmedia & Drawing Workshop. She works with a wide range of book arts techniques from fine letterpress through to artist's books. Her personal practice is undertaken under the press name of Ampersand Duck.
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Peter McLean

Sessional Lecturer

Peter McLean is an artist with a deep affinity for nature and the environment.  He first studied biology and ecology and worked in science and conservation, and later studied printmaking at the ANU School of Art. Working across a range of printmaking techniques as well as drawing and installation, his work explores the materiality...
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Technical Staff

Nicci Haynes

Technical Officer

Nicci Haynes has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from University College Cardiff (1985) and a Bachelor Fine Arts (Hons) from the ANU in 2007. Her practice incorporates drawing, print, books and awkward little videos. Haynes’ work usually has something to do with communication (difficulty). Her current focus is performance-based...
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Emeritus Fellows

Patsy Payne

Emeritus Fellow

Patsy exhibits regularly nationally and internationally and her work is held in public collections including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian National Library and the Frans Masereel Centre Archive, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp. Patsy studied archaeology at Sydney University before...
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