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List of notable or famous illustrators from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top illustrators born in Australia and even some popular illustrators who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian illustrators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These illustrators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known illustrator from Australia is included when available.

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This historic illustrators from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian illustrators of note?" and "Who are the most famous illustrators from Australia?" These prominent illustrators of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian illustrators.

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Andrew J McKiernan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Illustrators from Australia
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Andrew J McKiernan is an Australian speculative fiction writer and Illustrator. He currently lives on the Central Coast with his wife and two children. Andrew J McKiernan is a member of the Australian Horror Writers Association, and was Art Director for Aurealis Magazine for eight years. He was listed as a featured Illustrator in the 2005 release Australian Speculative Fiction: A Genre Overview. McKiernan is also a founding editor of the HorrorScope: The Australian Dark Fiction Web Log, an online news and reviews webzine. In 2003, McKiernan founded Kephra Design, a business specialising in graphic design, illustration and web development. McKiernan's web development work has mainly been ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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Dorothy Wall was a New Zealand-born author and illustrator of children's fiction books. She is most famous for creating Blinky Bill, an anthropomorphic koala who was the central character in her books Blinky Bill: the Quaint Little Australian, Blinky Bill Grows Up and Blinky Bill and Nutsy. Most of her books were first published by Angus & Robertson. Wall was born in Wellington, New Zealand on 12 January 1894 of English parents and won scholarships for her art at the age of 10. She migrated to Australia in 1914 and worked for the Sun newspaper in Sydney. In 1920 her first children's story "Tommy Bear and the Zookies" was published and the following year she married Andrew Delfosse Badgery. ...more

Age: Died at 48 (1894-1942)

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

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Graeme Base is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Illustrators from Australia
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Graeme Rowland Base is an author and artist of picture books. He is perhaps best known for his second book, Animalia published in 1986, and third book The Eleventh Hour which was released in 1989. He was born in Amersham, England but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since. He attended Box Hill High School and Melbourne High School in Melbourne, and then studied a Diploma of Art for three years at Swinburne University of Technology at Prahran. He worked in advertising for two years and then began illustrating children's books, gradually moving to authoring them as well. His first book, My Grandma lived in Gooligulch, was accepted by the first ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Amersham, United Kingdom

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Mark Raffety is a British Australian actor who played Doctor Darcy Tyler in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2000 to 2003. He reprised the role for several episodes in 2004 and returned again in 2005. Mark has appeared in several films and such television series such as Stingers, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess, The Secret Life of Us and Satisfaction. ...more

Birthplace: England, Portsmouth

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