Dr Bronwyn Bancroft is a proud Bundjalung Woman and Artist. Bronwyn has been exhibiting nationally and internationally for over three decades. Bronwyn has a diverse artistic practice including public art commissions and imagery design for private commission.
Bronwyn has illustrated and/or written 41 children’s books. Her books have been translated into many languages and are distributed internationally. In 2010 Bronwyn received the Dromkeen Medal for her contribution to Australian Literature. Bronwyn has been a finalist in international children’s literature awards including the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (2020) and Hans Christian Anderson Award (2016).
Bronwyn has been a Director of her own company, Designer Aboriginals Pty Ltd since 1985. Bronwyn is a Director of Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) and a member of the Commonwealth Bank Indigenous Advisory Council.
Bronwyn is a Founding Member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative (established in 1987) and has been a volunteer senior strategist at the Co- operative since 2009.
Bronwyn has a Diploma of Visual Arts from Canberra School of Art, 2 Masters degrees, one in Studio Practice and the other in Visual Art, University of Sydney. Bronwyn was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2018. In 2020 Bronwyn received the Sister Alison Bush Medal (Alumni Awards) from the University of Sydney in 2020.