Painter Dale Cox completed a Bachelor Fine Arts at RMIT University in 1990. His acrylic on canvas works are detailed interpretations of the Australian landscape and his ‘Mickey’ sculptures are humorous critiques of popular culture, history and religion. Cox’s works have been exhibited in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. Most recently Cox has been a finalist in the R&M McGivern Prize, and also the Tattersalls Invitational Art Prize for Landscape. In 2013 he was awarded First Prize in the Melbourne Savage Club Art Prize. His work is represented in numerous collections across Australia, including Deakin University, Melbourne; Artbank, Sydney; the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria; Parliament House, Canberra; and the National Australia Bank Corporate Collection, among others.