Monday 6 November 2017

BMC's Artists - Raema Grieve 1970s

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Raema Grieve was born and grew up in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. She studied Graphic Design and Lettering at Randwick Technical College, and Fine Art, Drawing and Painting at the Julian Ashton Art School and the Royal Art Society, Sydney. Raema worked as a trainee survey draftsperson at the NSW Land Titles Department and The Sydney Morning Herald.

She joined the Bush Music Club with her husband Ray in 1977 and contributed artwork for their publications, the Mulga Wire Magazine, posters and flyers. She has also contributed calligraphy and illustrations for a number of books, magazines and record covers. Raema now resides in Canberra and is focusing on calligraphy.
Raema in 1977

Possum & kangaroo only

Border only



1977 artwork 




Dancer playing bones

Artwork border only

Artwork border & title only

Artwork border & title only

Artwork border & title only

1978 to 1979 artwork

Artwork for 1st & 2nd Colonial Subscription Balls

Artwork for articles in Stringybark & Greenhide, 1981

thanks to Raema for supplying scans of her posters & artwork.

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