Prospect Portrait Prize

Medium / category: Portraiture

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institution: Newmarch Gallery

The Prospect Portrait Prize is a non-acquisitive juried exhibition of contemporary portraits in any medium. Members of the Prospect Arts Action Network (PAAN) assess and select the finalists for the exhibition. Finalists are selected on the artistic merit of work and conformation to conditions of entry. The selection panel will consider the work in relation to presenting a cohesive Newmarch Gallery exhibition.

Notable Previous Winners


  • Zoe Freney, Self with Beluga (after Da Vinci)

Winner: Prospect Portrait Prize

The Different Award Categories

The award categories include the $5,000 first prize, the $1000 People’s Choice award and the $500 Payinthi award.

Information up to date from June 14 2023