Theo Koning

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Theo Koning (born 1950 in the Netherlands) is a Western Australian painter, sculptor, printmaker and art teacher,[1] who for a time exhibited with the Galerie Dusseldorf in Perth.[2]

Koning immigrated to Western Australia in 1953 at the age of three, and graduated in fine art at the Claremont Technical School [3] in 1973, in the same year becoming one of the founding members of the Western Australian Sculptors' Association.[4]

Koning's works have gained extensive representation in art galleries throughout Australia, including the National Gallery of Australia.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ Snell, Ted (1985). Theo Koning stepping into the painter's world. In Art and Australia. 23 (1), 69-72.
  2. ^ Snell, Ted (1979). Six artists working in Western Australia. In Art and Australia. 16 (4), 357-361.
  3. ^ p 56-58 of Snell, Ted, 1949- & Goddard, Julian & Marcon, Marco & Curtin University of Technology. Visual Culture Research Unit (1991). In The Painted image : twenty contemporary Western Australian painters. Visual Culture Research Unit, Curtin University of Technology, [Bentley, W.A.]
  4. ^ In Woldendorp, Richard & Stringer, John (1995). Western Australian artists in residence. Sandpiper Press, West Perth.ISBN 0958945411
  5. ^ A regional scenario: an interview with Theo Koning. -by Goddard, Julian- Praxis M, no.20, () 1988, p.28-31
  6. ^ Annual Report 2007
  7. ^ Annual Report 2002