|Jocene Vallack; prize winners Melissa Fazel, Erin Radel and Georgia Gilbert; Dennis Hebden (benefactor)|
Robert James Hebden (Heb) was a popular Townsville cartoonist. He published several books of cartoons, and for over 40 years contributed a weekly topical cartoon to local newspapers. Heb was also a talented musician (drums and guitar) playing for several local bands including the Pacific Mainstream Jazz Band. However, his primary love was painting. Heb submitted two entries in the Archibald Prize, and would have loved the enthusiasm of the ED3194 students. Heb was a significant Townsvillian, and you can find out more about him and his art at the Heb: A Retrospective exhibition being held at Pinnacles Gallery - part of this year's T150 celebrations.
|Robert James (Heb) Hebden|