Born in Cootamundra, N.S.W. in 1923. Graeme Inson studied in Melbourne under Max Meldrum. He is a leading exponent of the methods of the Meldrum school and a regular contributor to Art Gallery of New South Wales Archibald Prize. He later became a Fellow of the Royal Art Society and established his own school in Sydney in 1955 and continued conducting art classes at several venues until the 1990s. He held more than 60 solo exhibitions and received commissions for portraits of many public figures.
The total number of works by Graeme Inson offered for sale by auction since 1976 is 165, of which 119 (72%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,800 for 'Street & Car,' 1950 sold by Davidson Auctions in September 2021. This year 31 works have been offered for sale. Works by Graeme Inson are held by the National Portrait Gallery, Ian Potter Museum of Art and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).
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