Wynne Prize

Medium / category: Landscape painting

Eligibility: Australian / New Zealand citizens or permanent residents

Associated institution: Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Wynne Prize is awarded annually for ‘the best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by Australian artists’.

The prize was established following a bequest by Richard Wynne, who died in 1895, and first awarded in 1897, in honour of the official opening of the Gallery at its present site.