Moran Prizes Settings

Moran Art Prizes 2015
Entries Invited for DMNPP & MCPP

ENTRIES FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS 2015 DOUG MORAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT PRIZE AND THE MORAN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC PRIZES ARE NOW OPEN

Entries close: AUGUST 31

Entries for the 2015 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prizes are now open. The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (DMNPP) is Australia’s richest art prize with the winner receiving $150,000 and the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (MCPP) winner receiving $50,000. 

For the first time, the 2015 finalists in the DMNPP and the MCPP will have the opportunity to exhibit at Juniper Hall in Paddington in addition to $1000 in prize money. The winner of this year’s Portrait Prize will be selected by Angus Trumble, the director of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra and acclaimed artist Rick Amor. 

The Photographic Prize winner will be selected by a panel of judges including photographic historian Alan Davies, the former Emeritus Curator of Photographs at the State Library of New South Wales and an international judge yet to be announced.

Entries for both Prizes close on Monday August 31, 2015. 

The winners will be announced on Wednesday 28 October at Juniper Hall in Paddington.

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Juniper Hall, Paddington

Our upcoming exhibition at Juniper Hall is Pamela Pauline CITY AND SURF. 

This exhibition will have on display nearly 40 photographs covering Sydney city and her watery surrounds. Pamela's 2014 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize Finalist entry - Pool Closed 2014 - is also included.

Opening this Saturday, August 1 until Sunday August 30, the gallery space is open Wed - Sun, 10am - 5pm!

Image: Pamela Pauline, Sound of Silence 2015, Archival Inkjet Pigment Print

Moran Gallery, Sylvania

Closing this Sunday at Moran Gallery Sylvania is Jim Flood COLOURING THE LANDSCAPE. 

The landscapes are places of note in the Sutherland Shire and other areas around Sydney and NSW.  

Image: Jim Flood, The Crossing, oil on canvas

Following on from Jim's exhibition is Sokquon Tran     LAND MARKS, opening Friday August 7 until Sunday September 20 

Sokquon's work has featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He won his first award early in his career and has been a finalist in many prizes including the Wynne Prize, Paddington Art Prize and Woollahra Sculpture Prize. 

Image: Sokquon Tran, August Wind, Oil on Canvas