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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Shane Warne, 2006 Robin Sellick
Shane Warne, 2006 Robin Sellick
Shane Warne, 2006 Robin Sellick

Shane Warne, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick

Celebrities on the field

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2006

Robin Sellick's portraits of Australian sportspeople include Harry Kewell, Adam Scott, Shane Warne, Mark Webber and John Newcombe.

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Shane Gould

Biography

Born the year that Dawn Fraser won her first Olympic Gold medal, Shane Gould (b.1956) in her very brief international career, became one of the world’s greatest female swimmers.

Shane Dye, 1994 (printed 2009) Ern McQuillan
Shane Dye, 1994 (printed 2009) Ern McQuillan
Shane Dye, 1994 (printed 2009) Ern McQuillan

Shane Dye, 1994 (printed 2009) Ern McQuillan

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Shane Gould video: 3 minutes 48 seconds

Shane Gould 'Swimming is in my bones'

Portrait story

Shane Gould, Australian champion and Olympic gold medallist talks about her passion for swimming.

Stable Scene with Shane Dye, 2000 Noel McKenna
Stable Scene with Shane Dye, 2000 Noel McKenna
Stable Scene with Shane Dye, 2000 Noel McKenna

Stable Scene with Shane Dye, 2000 Noel McKenna

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2019
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Interview with Rick Amor and Shane Maloney video: 8 minutes

Shane Maloney and Rick Amor 'Big canvas, small head'

Portrait story

Artist Rick Amor and author Shane Maloney relate divergent experiences of the creation of Shane's portrait.

Glenn McGrath, 2003 Sally Robinson
Glenn McGrath, 2003 Sally Robinson
Glenn McGrath, 2003 Sally Robinson

Glenn McGrath, 2003 Sally Robinson

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003

Trent Nathan and Shane Barr, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
Trent Nathan and Shane Barr, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
Trent Nathan and Shane Barr, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Trent Nathan and Shane Barr, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Wayne Williams 2018

Clyde Cameron, 1974 Clifton Pugh
Clyde Cameron, 1974 Clifton Pugh
Clyde Cameron, 1974 Clifton Pugh

Clyde Cameron, 1974 Clifton Pugh

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Clyde Cameron 2012

Dawn Fraser, 1998 (printed 2001) Peter Brew-Bevan

Out of the blocks Early sporting fame

General content

Dawn Fraser, Lionel Rose, Shane Gould and Cathy Freeman

Glenn McGrath, 2003 Sally Robinson

Pigeon coup

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2006

Glenn McGrath makes a strong impact on the English batsmen and the walls of the National Portrait Gallery.

Shane Warne, 2006 Robin Sellick

Flash Australian Athletes in Focus

Previous exhibition, 2006

Introduction The National Portrait Gallery’s photographic exhibition Flash: Australian Athletes in Focus explores various interpretations of Australian sporting men and women.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.