Finalist images revealed for the $50,000 National Photographic Portrait Prize
29 January 2020
The National Portrait Gallery has released selected images from the final prize pool for the National Photographic Portrait Prize. The announcement of the winner will be made at the launch of the exhibition on 13 March, while the exhibition runs from 6 March until 10 May.
With a total of 48 finalists announced, the works selected for the exhibition reflect the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers, and the unique nature of their subjects.
Now in its 13th year, the National Photographic Portrait Prize offers over$50,000 in prize money for categories, including the Winner, Highly Commended, the Art Handlers Award, and the People’s Choice Award.
NPG Director Karen Quinlan said, “The Photographic Portrait Prize (the NPPP) is one of our most popular exhibitions, offering equal billing for amateur and professional photographers and an incredible opportunity for entrants to not only win prizes including the latest photographic equipment from Canon, but to have their work shown in this great national cultural institution."
The Winner of the 2020 National Photographic Portrait Prize will be awarded over $50,000 in prizes. $30,000 cash from the Portrait Gallery and the latest photographic equipment from Canon, valued at over $22,000.
The Highly Commended winner will receive an Eizo ColorEdge CG2730 27" monitor valued at $3,245.
Art Handlers' Award
The winner of the Art Handlers' Award will receive $2,000 cash thanks to IAS Fine Art Logistics, plus return shipping of their artwork after the regional tour.
All finalists will receive a $700 discount if they purchase an Eizo ColorEdge CG2730 27" monitor valued at $3245.
Andrew Baker Benny Capp Ben Mcnamara Ben Searcy Brenda L Croft Cameron Neville Charles Tambiah Chris Budgeon Chris Riordan Christophe Canato Dave Laslett Christian Thompson Elizabeth Looker Elize Strydom Fiona Wolf-Symeonides Graham Monro Greg Sheehan Hugh Stewart James Brickwood Jason McNamara Karen Waller Kelly Champion Klarissa Dempsey
Lauren Horwood Lori Cicchini Maite Robin Maree Yoelu Marg Briese Marieka Jacobs Martin Philbey Michael Murchie Mike Bowers Natalie Finney Nic Duncan Rene Kulitja & Rhett Hammerton Rob Palmer Russell Shakespeare Sam Biddle & Mohammad D. Sanjeev Singh Sarah Rhodes Sean Paris Shea Kirk Steven Lloyd Suzanne O'Connell Tim Hillier Vivienne Noble
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