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BRUNO LETI  Australia 1941-      Folio 2

Bruno Leti was born in   Italy at Roccantica, just north-east of Rome. He emigrated with his family to Australia in 1952 to live at Clonbinane and Broadford in Victoria. He studied fine art and trained as a teacher at University of Melbourne, Monash University and RMIT University. Bruno taught art in Australia and Canada and travelled extensively internationally. On his return to Australia he did post-graduate studies at RMIT and took the position of education officer at the national gallery of Victoria in the 1970’s. After several years of teaching, he became a full-time artist, exhibiting in Australia and internationally since 1968. A highly respected artist Bruno Leti is represented in most National, State, regional and Tertiary collections in Australia including the national Gallery of Australia, as well as the Hirsh horn Museum in Washington DC and other important collections in Germany, Italy, Britain and Japan. He has won a number of major awards, including the Pollock-Krasnar Foundation grant in New York, a State Library of Victoria fellowship in Melbourne, and residencies at the Australian National University in Canberra, Grafica-Uno in Milan, and has been guest artist at numerous institutions.