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Army Art pleased to announce the 2016 Artist-in-Residence

The 2016 artist-in-residence is very different to those who have gone before him. Ian Sargeant, a long-time exhibitor with Army Art and one half of Oldshed Productions, will be screening for the first time, a documentary which gives the viewer a full conceptual understanding of the creation of his & his collaborator, Ben Jackson's images. Sarge will also be on hand before and after the documentary screening to talk about and answer any questions about his work and the work of Oldshed Productions. Ian Sargeant was working as an Illustrative Advertising Photographer and Gaffer (Film and TV Lighting Technician) and Ben Jackson was a Graphic Designer and Art Director within the advertising indu

Graham Edwards AM to open Army Art 2016

Army Art is proud to announce Graham Edwards AM, ambassador of Army Art and WA's Senior Australian of the Year 2016, will officially open the 2016 Exhibition on August 5th. Born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Graham Edwards attended Leederville Technical College, and worked for five years as a railway fireman before joining the Australian Regular Army in 1968. He was sent to Vietnam, where he was a member of the assault pioneer platoon of 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment. On 12 May 1970, near Route 326, between Tam Phuoc and Long My, Edwards’s platoon moved into an area where mines had been laid. An M16 mine exploded wounding three men; both Edwards’s legs had to be amputated. He

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