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Ted Prior Ted Prior i(A47318 works by)
Born: Established: 1945 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Ted Prior worked as a policeman then studied at the National Art School, Sydney, New South Wales, where he gained a Diploma in Painting in 1969. From 1971 to 1974 he taught at the National Art School, Newcastle, moving to a farm in Dorrigo in 1975. Prior has since worked in film animation and children's television alongside a career as a practising artist. He works in the mediums of drawing, etching, sculpture and assemblage. Prior held many individual and group exhibitions of his paintings and prints. He has been working on his 'Grug' series of picture books since 1979. Prior taught in the Faculty of Arts and Media at the Hunter Institute of Technology until retiring in 2005. He has since lived at Killabach on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and been artist in residence at the Manning Regional Gallery..

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Grug Sydney : Hodder and Stoughton Australia , 1979 Z1366082 1979 single work picture book children's

'Once the top of a Burrawang tree fell to the ground and became ... Grug!

'Grug has returned from the wilderness to remind us again of the magic of childhood, the importance of renewing the Australian wilderness and the caution we all need to take in the wild world out there.

'This classic Aussie hero is back from the bush to enchant a new generation of youngsters!' (Publication summary)

2010 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
y separately published work icon Grug Sydney : Hodder and Stoughton Australia , 1979 Z1366082 1979 single work picture book children's

'Once the top of a Burrawang tree fell to the ground and became ... Grug!

'Grug has returned from the wilderness to remind us again of the magic of childhood, the importance of renewing the Australian wilderness and the caution we all need to take in the wild world out there.

'This classic Aussie hero is back from the bush to enchant a new generation of youngsters!' (Publication summary)

2010 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
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