Geoff Mainwaring

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Geoffrey R. Mainwaring was born in Adelaide, South Australia, in 1912. He studied at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts before becoming an art teacher at Thebarton Technical School (1928-36). He joined the 2nd Australian Imperial Force in June 1941 and after five months was transferred to the Engineers and employed as a Sergeant-Instructor, specialising in demolitions. In late 1942, he was sent to New Guinea as an Australian army artist on probation.[1]

Geoffrey Mainwaring taught at the Ballarat Technical Art School, a division of the Ballarat School of Mines.

Mainwaring died in Ballarat in April 2000.[2]



See also

Ballarat Technical Art School



  1., accessed 13 April 2017.
  2., accessed 13 April 2017.

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--Clare K.Gervasoni 10:41, 12 April 2017 (AEST)

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