The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (DMNPP) is Australia's richest art prize with the winner receiving $150,000 and the Moran Contemporary Photpographic 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 and photographic historian Alan Davies, the former Emeritus Curator of Photographs at the State Library of New South Wales.
The Finalists will be announced on Tuesday 13 October.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 28 October at Juniper Hall in Paddington.
Juniper Hall, Paddington
Juniper Hall is currently closed. The gallery will reopen on Thursday 29th October with the 2015 Moran Prizes Exhibiton.
Moran Gallery, Sylvania
Opening Wednesday September 23 is Pamela Pauline CITY AND SURF.
This exhibition will have on display nearly 30 photographs covering Sydney city and her watery surrounds. Pamela's 2014 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize Finalist entry - Pool Closed 2014 - is also included.