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Roy Fluke

1921 - 1996


Roy Fluke was born in London, and came to Australia in 1926.  He studied at East Sydney Technical College between 1939 and 1941,  then served in the AIF during World War 2, where he lost his left leg. 


After the War he resumed his studies, eventually teaching part time at East Sydney Technical College, as well as working as a designer for television.  From 1960 he was a teacher at the National Art School. 


In addition to a number of regional art prizes, he was awarded the Sulman Prize in 1963. 


He paints in an abstract style, in both oil and watercolour, as well as working extensively as a printmaker in linocuts and monotypes. 




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