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Bronwyn Bancroft Bronwyn Bancroft i(A51352 works by)
Born: Established: 1958 Tenterfield, Tenterfield area, New England, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Bundjalung people
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BiographyHistory

Bronwyn Bancroft is an Aboriginal artist and designer from the Bundjalung/Djanbun clan whose artworks have been collected and shown throughout Australia and the world. Bancroft grew up in the country town of Tenterfield and has completed a Diploma of Visual Communications, a Master of Studio Practice and a Master of Visual Arts (Painting).

She founded Designer Aboriginals, a company that showcases her creative works in their different mediums. Bancroft held the position of Chairperson of the National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association, which aimed to pursue equality for Indigenous people through their creativity.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Shapes of Australia 2017 single work picture book children's

"From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form our land." (Source: back cover)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
Shapes of Australia 2017 single work picture book children's

"From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form our land." (Source: back cover)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
Colours of Australia 2016 single work picture book children's

'Deep love of country inspires Bronwyn Bancroft's poetry and the richly layered hues of Colours of Australia. Each line speaks a different voice, each image stirs a different mood, and all combine to evoke the miracle of colour with which we are surrounded.' (Source: Hardie Grant Publishing website)

2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Book for Language Development – Indigenous Children
2017 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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