The Deakin University Art Collection is a unique and treasured collection of contemporary artworks by some of Australia’s leading artists. The collection reflects the cultural aspirations of Deakin and plays a significant role in creating a welcoming environment on campus. It now consists of approximately 2,400 artworks by over nine hundred artists.
The collection is comprised of examples of innovative creative practices including achievements in painting, sculpture, print, drawing, ceramic, photography, textiles and includes one of Australia’s largest holdings of artist books. Importantly, it is home to cherished artworks by First Peoples, including many artists that are based in South-Eastern Australia. It also houses artworks by past and present students and staff, telling a special story of the Deakin University origins and its community.
Image: John Kelly, Maquette For Public Monument, 2003, Cor-Ten Steel, 274 x 205 x 91.5 cm. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Robert McDonald pictured in front of outside of Deakin University Art Gallery.
Deakin University Art Gallery at Burwood
Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway Burwood VIC 3125
03 9244 5344
During exhibitions only, closed public holidays.