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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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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.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Colours of Australia Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2016 9712990 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
y separately published work icon The Eagle Inside Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2015 8667700 2015 single work picture book children's

'Jimmy is the smallest bird at school. Surrounded by big, tough birds, he feels different in every way and is certain he will never fit in. But when Eagle reminds him that being small isn’t necessarily a weakness, Jimmy discovers that being different can also be a strength.' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Remembering Lionsville Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013 Z1932979 2013 single work picture book children's

'Come with me to my family's old house in Lionsville. It's full of memories. It's a special place. Uncle Pat calls it a secret place.
'We played in that old tin cubby, swam in the creek with the catfish, and fell asleep to the ribbip of frogs at night.
'And around the red cedar table we listened to the old people's stories. We learned a lot that way.
'Renowned artist Bronwyn Bancroft's Remembering Lionsville brings to vivid life her family's oral history and her own childhood memories.' (Publisher's blurb)

2013 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Indigenous Children
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