The cream of South Australia’s medical profession brought to life by local artists in a specially commissioned art show celebrating the 125th anniversary of the University of Adelaide’s Medical School.

Fifty-nine portraits of the State’s best known medical personnel on display in Bonython Hall 

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At the opening of “A Day in the Life of Medicine” Adelaide University, Bonython Hall
At the opening of “A Day in the Life of Medicine” Adelaide University, Bonython Hall
Dr Basil Hetzel AC, The Hon John Hill Minister for the Arts, Minister for Health and Avril Thomas Artist
At the opening of “A Day in the Life of Medicine” Adelaide University, Bonython Hall

A day in the Life of Medicine – Paintings and Drawings by Avril Thomas

“Retrieval” 77 x 61Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas – Associate Professor Bill Griggs AM – – Director of Trauma Services and Senior Consultant ( Intensive Care, Retrieval Services and Anasthetics)
“Insertion” 62 x 46 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas Dr. Andrew Lavender – Presedent AMA (SA), Anasthetist
“The Demonstration” 61 x 77 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
Dr Angela Barbour – Dicipline of Anatomy and Pathology
“Trust” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas –
Dr. Christina Boros – Senior Lecturer, School of Paedractrics and Reproductive Health
“The Case” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas – Dr Greg Keene – Founding Principal – Sportsmed SA – Ortopaedic Surgeon
Outreach” Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas –
Dr Henry Newland AM – Clinical Director Opthamology Network
“Rotation” 61 x 77 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas –
Dr Hugh Kildea – Clinical Skills ( Yrs 1 & 2 ) Program Co – ordinator, Medicine Learning and Teaching Unit
Da Vinci” 61 x 77 – Oil on Canvas by Avril Thomas –
Dr Peter Sutherland – Director of Urology RAH Clinical Senior Lecturer
The Minister” 62 x 46 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
The Hon John Hill MP – Minister for Health, Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Minister for the Southern Suburbs, Minister Assisting the Premier in the Arts
Examination” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
Professor Justin Beilby – Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences
Reconstruction” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
Professor David David AC – Pioneer Craniofacial Surgeon
“Results” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas Emeritus Professor Derek Frewin AO – Past Executive Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences and Past dean of the Medical School.
“Interaction” 61 x 77 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
Associate Professor Mounir Gahabriel – Dicipline of Anatomy and Pathology
“The Speech” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas
Professor Randall Faull – Dean and Director of the Medical Program
Concentration” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas Professor Villis Marshall AC – Clinical Director Surgical and Specialities Service, RAH
“A Guiding Hand” 77 x 61 Oil on Canvas by Avril Thomas Professor Guy Maddern – R.P Jepson Professor of Surgery, TQEH; Acting Head, School of Medicine; Head, Discipline of Surgery
“Ted” 77 x 61 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas Dr. Ted Cleary Emeritus Fellow in the Medical Education Adjunct Associate Professor – Pathology, retired
“Visualization” 855 x 650 Graphite by Avril Thomas Associate Professor Anthony (Tony) Pohl – Discipline of Orthopaedics and Trauma; Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, RAH
“Shoulder Exam” 870 x 1100 Charcoal by Avril Thomas
Dr. Susan Selby – Dicipline of General Practice
“Engagement” 825 x 1020 Charcoal by Avril Thomas
Dr. Julie Haynes – Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology
“Flying Doctor”1040 x 520 Watercolour by Avril Thomas Dr. Robert Cooter AM – Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2008 for Services to Rural Health; Discoverer of unique Amoebic Meningitis strain
“First Ultrasound” 865 x 650 Charcoal by Avril Thomas Professor Gus Dekker – Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
“Absorption” 595 x 690 Charcoal by Avril Thomas –
Medical Students
“Making Connections”1070 x 905 Charcoal drawing by Avril Thomas
Dr. Chris Jones – Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology
“X – Ray” 665 x 850 Charcoal and conte by Avril Thomas Dr. Andrew Buchanan – Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology
Application” 605 x 690 Charcoal by Avril Thomas Dr. Ian Johnson – Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology
CPR Training”750 x 560 Graphite by Avril Thomas Heather Schubert – Nursing
Florey Lecture Theatre” 660 x 1430 Watercolour by Avril Thomas
Stirling Lecture Theatre“985 x 1330 Watercolour by Avril Thomas
Just Checking” 915 x 700 Graphite by Avril Thomas
Dr. Phil Munt – Paediatrician
The Lesson” 880 x 655 Graphite by Avril Thomas
Dr. Paul Duggan – Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Marion” 825 x 635 Charcoal and conte by Avril Thomas Dr. Marion Eckert – Director, Nursing and Midwifery Education
“Kim” 840 x 635 Graphite by Avril Thomas Dr. Kym Diamantis – Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon
Dr. Jill Mazwell OAM – General Practitioner, Past President AMA (SA) 1992 – 1994
850 X 645 Graphite by Avril Thomas
Contemplation” 865 x 705 Graphite by Avril Thomas Dr. Brian Stein – Consultant Medical Oncologist
“The Explanation” 870 x 645 Graphite by Avril Thomas Dr. Brian Sando OAM – Sports Medicine Physician
“Dissection” 740 x 560 Charcoal by Avril Thomas Dr. Jaliya Kumaratilake – Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology
“Under the Scope” 895 x 655 Graphite by Avril Thomas Associate Professor Anthony Seymour – Pathologist, retired
“The Colours” 62 x 46 Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas Professor Alison Kitson – Head, Discipline of Nursing
Safe and Sound” 925 x 705 Graphite By Avril Thomas Associate Professor Matt Hooper – Emergency Physician, Director – MedStar SA Retrieval Service