Art Experience and History of Yvette Rosenberg:

1974-6:  University illustrating of campus newspapers.

1977:  Illustration and cartooning for community groups, newspapers and research projects.

1980:  Illustrated and cartooned “Unemployment Benefits:  Know your rights” published by Brotherhood of St.Laurence.

Art Experience and History of Yvette Wroby:

1997:  6 week cartooning course at CAE with Bev Aisbett
           1 full day course life drawing CAE
            2 full day courses cartooning with Bev Aisbett CAE

1997:  Subscribed to Comic Edge, Australian Comic publication and had series of published cartoons in competitions and in general section.  Won a number of first prizes and special mentions.

1997-2005:  Continued cartooning for professional organisation publications, for birthday gifts, newsletters, pamphlets, advertising, and in schools levels Prep, Grade 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. 


  • The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Associations of Australasia (PPAA) Newsletter,  PPAA Conference cartooning, PPAA Conference Debate on “To be Sorry or Not to be Sorry, that is the question” using cartoons to illustrate debate
  • Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists leaflet for Seminars, Conferences
  •  “Mungo”   Newsletter of The Message Stick of Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation, Montefiore Homes for the Aged Staff Newsletter

1998:  Illustrated  “She STILL Won’t Be Right, Mate:  Will managerialism destroy values bases medicine”.  Edited and Published by Psychiatrists Working Group, Melbourne Australia 1999 (9 cartoons and back cover)

1999:  Paid cartoon work for “Temple Times”  Newsletter for 1 year

2001:  Paid cartoon work for Caulfield Veterinary Clinic Newsletter for 1 year

2001: Cartoon published in “Serry and Me:  Kindertransport and Beyond”  by Elfie Rosenberg.  Makor Jewish Community Publishing 2001

2003:  Illustrated and cartooned for “A Centenary in the Park:  The History of the Royal Park Golf Club 1903 – 2003” by Denise Hilton. Royal Park Golf Club, 2003

2005:  Attended three series of Art Seminars by Zsu Zsi Hartman, Dip Ed. BA. Dep. Ed Med.:  Spirit in Art, Life Drawing 1, Life Drawing 2. Currently attending Life Drawing 2.

2005:  Established studio and practice of art.  Display at “Rough Sketch” Art shop in Elsternwick on a regular basis.

2005 - 2006:  Cartooning classes at Preshil for several class levels ( 6, 7, 8 and 9 year olds)

2006:  Holmesglen Art and Design Course:  Part-time,  Life Drawing Unit, 2 hours per week (High Distinction)

2006:  Zsu Zsi Hartmann Art School:  Still Life Painting with Joan Malempre (6 x 2 hours)

2007: Paid cartoon work for Health Informatics Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) for leaflet advertising a symposium "Toward a Continuun of E-Communication in Victoria"

2007: Holmesglen Art and Design Course : Part time: Develop Self as Artist (High Distinction), Techniques of Drawing (High Distinction)

2007: 13 cartoons for a book: “Couples with Financial Difference: Can a saver and a Spender Live in Harmony?...This couple is learning to.” Rana Jewell, Beneath the Surface, Brisbane 2007

2007: Various cartoon jobs for one off advertising.

2008: Weekend workshop Painting with Ken Harris, Queensland artist, Wesley College Prahran.

2008: Oct 31st – Present: Painting Classes weekly with John Lawry on Hawthorn Road Caulfield. Watercolours, oils.

2009: Exhibited in “Naked! 20 Years of the Life Models Society”Life Models Society”
Rotary Club of Cartlon Art Exhibition.

2009: Published Comic in Tango Nine “Love and War” Cardigan Comics. ( 6 pages 174+)

2010: First Art Exhibition: A Family Art Show opened 3rd June and Saturday/Sunday 6th and 7th of June 2010.

2010: Football Exhibition of Paintings, cartoons and photographs in Westpac Bank in Carnegie as part of the Glen Eira Artists Associations' Community Artists Project.

2010: Paintings in Year long exhibition space of Kinch Cafe on the corner of Balaclava and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield North. (5 pieces)

2010: Cartoons and articles published on the site of "thefootyalmanac.com.au" since August 2010

2010: Participant and organiser in Paint in the Park Day run by the Glen Eira Artist's Society in November 2010

2010: Lessons with Monique Foulliard in Aix-en-Provence France December 2010.

2010: Continued lessons with John Lawry Studio 261 in Caulfield.

Y Wroby by Geoff Edwards2011 February: Continued involvement in Glen Eira Artists Society as Membership secretary, Treasurer in weekly Figurative Art Classes (with Keming Chen as teacher), and participation in En Plein Air monthly paintings in Caulfield Park.

2011 February: Continued Weekly Classes with John Lawry

2011 March: weekly submission to www.footyalmanac.com.au site with articles, photos and cartoons over the year.

2011: Continued exhibition in Kinch Café

2011 July: Painting demonstration at Murrumbeena Community Market with fellow Glen Eira Artist Society member, Jill Schofield.

2011: Weekly drawing classes with John Lawry on top of usual weekly classes.

2011 August: Participant with two paintings in “Passion for Paint Exhibition” for two weeks. All participants are students of John Lawry.

2011 September: two articles to be published in 2011 The Footy Almanac book.

2011 September: indefinite extension to permanent exhibition at Kinch Café at the corner of Hawthorn and Balaclava Roads, Caulfield.

2011 November: 2011 The Footy Almanac book published.

2011 November: Participation in the Glen Eira Artists Society Paint in the Park 2011 exhibition, Gallery Annexe, Glen Eira Town Hall.

2012 Continued with Figurative Art with Keming Shen.

2012 Untutored Life Drawing classes weekly.

2012 Vice President Glen Eira Artists Society

2012 Paint in the Park Day participant

2012 Paint in the Park Day Exhibition 2012

2012 Elected President Glen Eira Artists Society

2012 Published in Footy Almanac 2012 edited by John Harms and Paul Daffey

2012 Regular attendee and convenor of En Plein Air (GEAS)

2013 Continued to Figurative Art with Keming Shen

2013 Continued with Untutored Life Drawing classes

2013 Established Studio Art Classes with Keming Shen (GEAS)

2013 Participant in En Plein Air (GEAS)

2013 April: First Solo Exhibition "Wonderful Obsessions" A footy art exhibition at Gallery 261, 261 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield. 4th to 14th April. Opened by John Harms, co-editor of the Footy Almanac.

2013 Classes with John Lawry at Gallery 261