Donald Friend (1915-1989; Sydney, Australia), born Donald Stuart Leslie Moses, studied at the Royal art school and Dattilo-Rubbo's School in Sydney, Australia. He enrolled at the Westminster Art School in London, England, from 1936-1938. He traveled throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia, and lived in Bali from 1966-1980. His fantasy paintings with spontaneous lines and brushstrokes were inspired by folkore and featured nude or partially clothed male figures. He was a gifted writer and illustrated his own books. Award: University of Sydney Medal (Australia, 1988). Collections : Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia), Art Gallery of South Australia (Adelaide), National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), Australian Galleries (Melbourne and Sydney), Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart, Australia), Australian National Gallery (Canberra). Exhibitions: Australian Galleries (1975, 1978, 1984-1987), East-West Center (Honolulu, Hawaii, 1988), Art Gallery of New South Wales (1990), National Gallery of Victoria (1990), Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (1990), Singapore Art Museum (1994), Centre for Startegic and International Studies (Jakarta, Indonesia, 1996), Indonesia-Japan Friendship Festival (Morioka, Tokyo, 1997).