Amelda Read-Forsythe is a contemporary artist based in Melbourne. She was awarded the John Leslie Landscape prize in 2016, won The People’s Choice Award in the City of Albany Art Prize in 2009 and was highly commended in the Tattersalls Art Prize 2007. Read-Forsythe graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Tasmania and Honours at Monash University, Melbourne. Her work is held in public and private collections throughout Australia, including in the collections of Artbank, The Gippsland Art Gallery and the Macquarie Bank Collection.
Painting with oil on board, Read-Forsythe’s work revolves around theory relating to the governing of culture and how this influence merges with the government of the self.