The Brisbane Portrait Prize is a new and distinctive cultural offering for Brisbane with a $50,000 first prize, showcasing the best in contemporary portraiture and celebrating the character of the city and those who make it what it is.
The winning portrait every year will be acquired for the permanent collection.
Any artist with a connection to Brisbane is eligible to enter. The sitter must also have a connection with Brisbane. The sitter must be aware he/she is having a portrait done and given permission.
Two dimensional works only accepted including drawing, collage and print making.
Winner (acquisitive) - $50,000
People's Choice Award - $7,500
Digital Award - $10,000
Prize for Women Artists - $5,000
Music and Performing Arts Award - $7,500
Contact: For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees Each work must be accompanied by a separate application. There is a fee of $50 per application.
Last updated 18 October 2020
Prior Winners 2021: Beth Mitchell - Winner ($50,000) 2020: Glenn Hunt - Digital Award ($10,000) 2020: Julie Fragar - Prize for Women Artists ($5,000) 2020: Keith Burt - Lord Mayor's Prize ($50,000) 2019: Beth Mitchell - Music and Performing Arts Award ($7,500) 2019: Bronwyn Hill - Prize for Women Artists ($5,000) 2019: Joel Rea - People's Choice ($7,500) 2019: Leonard Michael Brown - Winner ($50,000) 2019: Marian Drew - Digital Award ($10,000)
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