Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1965 – Wentworth Falls, New South Wales 2012


Kapunda, South Australia, Australia born 1961

printer, intaglio


commenced 2003

print workshop (organisation)

Steep learning curve 2005 Place made: College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Selwyn Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from five plates Support: off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition of 25 [?]

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ADAMCULLEN / 05'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'STEEP LEARNING CURVE'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'B.A.T'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, stylised image of cicada
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.0 h x 16.8 w cm sheet 39.9 h x 30.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.86
Image rights: © The Estate of Adam Cullen and Michael Reid, Sydney
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007