FINAL WEEKS TO ENTER! | 2018 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Entries close September 28 One of Australia's most loved and richest Portrait Awards The Prizes: The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award $50,000 The SHNPA will be awarded to the "Best portrait painting in any 2D medium (but excluding photography, digital media or bas relief) being a realistic depiction of a particular living person". People's Choice $3,000 Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite portrait over the duration of the Award's exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery. The winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced at the conclusion of the exhibition. Mailroom Prize $500 The Mailroom prize will be selected by the Records staff of the Bega Valley Shire Council.
Entries for the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award 2018 are now open. Enter via digital channels only at http://gallery.begavalley.nsw.gov.au Entries close at midnight on Friday, 28 September. The finalists will be notified on Monday, 8 October.
The finalist selection panel is currently being confirmed and will be announced in due course. The judge for the 2018 Award will be Dr. Andrew Frost, arts critic, The Guardian Australia.
The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award exhibition will run from 26 October – 8 December 2018. Info and Online form HERE