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 Cheryl Newman, writer and photography consultant & former Photography Director of the Telegraph Magazine, London, photographic historian Alan Davies, the Emeritus Curator of Photographs at the State Library of New South Wales and Deborah Hutton, the host of Event on Foxtel Arts.
The exhibition is open to the public from 29 October at Juniper Hall in Paddington.
Juniper Hall, Opening Night 2015 Moran Prizes
Juniper Hall, Paddington
Currently on until Sunday 14 February 2016 is the Moran Prizes Exhibiton, featuring the winners and finalists of both the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.
The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm.
Address: Juniper Hall, 250 Oxford St Paddington NSW
FREE Exhibition Talks
Join us 3pm Sundays to hear finalists and judges discuss their works and the exhibition, followed by a glass of wine on the beautiful front lawn of Juniper Hall.
Sunday 7th Feb - Justine Muller, 2015 MCPP Finalist
Winners 2015 Moran Prizes: Trent Mitchell and Warren Crossett
Moran Gallery, Sylvania
Focusing on the practice of printmaking, the works in this exhibition showcase a range of techniques including solar plate, etching, collograph, lino and wood block prints.
Established in 1978, Southern Printmakers are a group of artists from the southern suburbs of Sydney. The members regularly come together to share and expand their knowledge of new techniques. In addition the group regularly enters art awards and holds exhibitions throughout Sydney, interstate and overseas.
Open daily 10am - 4pm, from 11 February to 28 March. Entry is FREE!
Image: Mei Zhao, Street music, 2015; etching, two plates; image size 20x25cm