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Rachel Coad Waldemar Kolbusz

 

Curator Dunja Rmandic

 

  BLACK SWAN PRIZE FOR PORTRAITURE

  1-27 November 2017 | FREE

  AUSTRALIAN

  COORDINATING CURATOR DUNJA RMANDIC,

  ASSOCIATE CURATOR PROJECTS

 

 

Now in its 11th year, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture is one of Australia’s richest portraiture prizes, featuring the $50,000 First Prize donated by The Lester Group, $10,000 Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize, and $7,500 People’s Choice Prize donated by the Baldock family.

A strong diversity of styles is once again showcased in this year’s selection, from photographic realism to abstractionism.

Self-portraits and studies of family members sit alongside high-profile subjects including cricketer Nathan Lyon, Academy Award-winning animator Adam Elliot, and performance artist Stelarc.

2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Award Night

7-9pm, Friday 10 November 2017

$40 per person

 

Join AGWA, ARTrinsic and some of Australia’s finest portrait artists at the exclusive Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Award Night celebrations. Enjoy a night of fine wine, canapés, and be there for the announcement of the major prize winners. 

 

On the night, we reveal which finalists will take home the coveted $50,000 Lester Group Prize and the $10,000 Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize.

 

Tickets are limited.

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE VOTING

HAVE YOUR SAY!

We want you to tell us which work you think is best at this year’s Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. The artist who receives the most votes will win $7,500 Baldock Family People’s Choice Prize.

Voting opens 10am, Wednesday 1 November and closes 4pm, Friday 24 November.

The winning artist and voter will be announced on Tuesday 28 November.

blackswanprize.com.au

 

 

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Winner of the 2016 $50,000 Lester Group Prize

Rachel Coad
Indian summer 2016
oil on linen
185 x 135 cm
Courtesy of the artist

 



 


 

 


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