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 Cheryl Newman, writer and photography consultant & former Photography Director of the Telegraph Magazine, London and photographic historian Alan Davies, the former Emeritus Curator of Photographs at the State Library of New South Wales.
Entries for both Prizes close at 4pm on Monday August 31, 2015.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 28 October at Juniper Hall in Paddington.
Our current exhibition at Juniper Hall is Pamela Pauline CITY AND SURF.
This exhibition has 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.
EXHIBITION EXTENSION: Due to popular demand, CITY AND SURF will now close on Sunday September 13. The gallery space is open Wed - Sun, 10am - 5pm!
The exhibition Sokquon Tran LAND MARKS opens 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.