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Sandgate and Redcliffe acknowledge the work of Kathleen and Leonard Shillam

Len Shillam finishing a bronze sculpture of a penguin 1983

Leonard Shillam was born in 1915 in Brisbane and attended Brisbane Grammar School until 1931. He then enrolled at the Central Technical College in Brisbane. Kathleen O’Neill was born in Devonshire, England 1916. Her father was a freelance artist who worked from home and travelled frequently. In 1920 he visited Australia and encouraged his family … Read more