Allan Bernaldo

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Allan Thomas Bernaldo was born on 5 August 1898 at Creswick, and died on 25 June 1988 at St. Ronan’s Nursing Home in Armadale, Victoria.[1]

Bernaldo was the first-born of four children born to Thomas Bernaldo and his wife Florence Lillie Bernaldo. He won a senior technical scholarship awarded by the Victorian State Government, and attended the Ballarat Technical Art School in 1914 to study architecture. [2]

On the 17 June 1918, aged 19 years and 10 months, Allan Thomas Bernaldo of 8 Ronald Street, Ballarat, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at Ballarat. After the war he studied for his D.T.S.C. (Com. Art Cert.), at Ballarat Technical Art School, a division of the Ballarat School of Mines, under Harold B. Herbert. Bernaldo joined the Victorian Artists’ Society, having been proposed by Harold Herbert and seconded by James McNally, both of whom were supportive when Allan presented his paintings at the next exhibition at the Society’s Albert Street, Galleries..[3]

After graduating Allan Bernaldo taught at Brighton Technical School..[4]



See also

Ballarat Technical Art School



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