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Elizabeth
Winner 2020

Elizabeth
2019

Anthea da Silva

Wendy Bowman, 2019 David Darcy
Highly Commended 2020

Wendy Bowman
2019

David Darcy

The In Between, 2019 Sibone Heary
Highly Commended 2020

The In Between
2019

Sibone Heary

Tamara Dean, 2019 Sean Hutton
Highly Commended 2020

Tamara Dean
2019

Sean Hutton

A new beginning, 2019 Dagmar Cyrulla
Finalist 2020

A new beginning
2019

Dagmar Cyrulla

Balancing Act, 2019 Vincent Fantauzzo
Finalist 2020

Balancing Act
2019

Vincent Fantauzzo

Bruce Beresford at home in Birchgrove, 2018 Zoe Young
Finalist 2020

Bruce Beresford at home in Birchgrove
2018

Zoe Young

Carma, 2019 Narelle Zeller
Finalist 2020

Carma
2019

Narelle Zeller

DJ Lady Erica, 2019 Sean Burton
Finalist 2020

DJ Lady Erica
2019

Sean Burton

Doug from Eden, 2018 Yvonne East
Finalist 2020

Doug from Eden
2018

Yvonne East

Erica, 2018 Ben Bickley
Finalist 2020

Erica
2018

Ben Bickley

Grapho, 2018 Warren Crossett
Finalist 2020

Grapho
2018

Warren Crossett

Heiress to the Pied Piper, 2019 Caroline Zilinsky
Finalist 2020

Heiress to the Pied Piper
2019

Caroline Zilinsky

Holding back the years, 2019 Andrea Sinclair
Finalist 2020

Holding back the years
2019

Andrea Sinclair

Ita, 2019 Kirsty Neilson
Finalist 2020

Ita
2019

Kirsty Neilson

Jaya'ism, 2019 Elizabeth Barden
Finalist 2020

Jaya'ism
2019

Elizabeth Barden

John Bertrand, 2019 Betina Fauvel-Ogden
Finalist 2020

John Bertrand
2019

Betina Fauvel-Ogden

Karl Fender, 2019 Anna Minardo
Finalist 2020

Karl Fender
2019

Anna Minardo

Kel, 2018 Tom Farrell
Finalist 2020

Kel
2018

Tom Farrell

Kimberley and Noam Chomsky, 2019 Jordan Richardson
Finalist 2020

Kimberley and Noam Chomsky
2019

Jordan Richardson

Little family, 2019 Gene Hart-Smith
Finalist 2020

Little family
2019

Gene Hart-Smith

Matt Ottley, 2019 Jana Vodesil-Baruffi
Finalist 2020

Matt Ottley
2019

Jana Vodesil-Baruffi

Megan Wilding as Blackie Blackie Brown: Traditional Owner of Death, 2019 Wendy Sharpe
Finalist 2020

Megan Wilding as Blackie Blackie Brown: Traditional Owner of Death
2019

Wendy Sharpe

Mia at home, 2019 Megan Hales
Finalist 2020

Mia at home
2019

Megan Hales

My life la Gilbun, 2020 Shirley Purdie
Finalist 2020

My life la Gilbun
2020

Shirley Purdie

Portrait of Brendan Nelson, 2019 Todd Simpson
Finalist 2020

Portrait of Brendan Nelson
2019

Todd Simpson

Post-show blues, 2019 Liam Nunan
Finalist 2020

Post-show blues
2019

Liam Nunan

Respite (Simon Yates – acrobat), 2019 John Skillington
Finalist 2020

Respite (Simon Yates – acrobat)
2019

John Skillington

Rhonda, 2019 Denis O'Connor
Finalist 2020

Rhonda
2019

Denis O'Connor

Self-portrait #5, 2019 Paul Newton
Finalist 2020

Self-portrait #5
2019

Paul Newton

Self-portrait with studio spirits, 2019 Kate Beynon
Finalist 2020

Self-portrait with studio spirits
2019

Kate Beynon

Sleep, 2019 Natasha Bieniek
Finalist 2020

Sleep
2019

Natasha Bieniek

Sunny day, 2019 Dalu Zhao
Finalist 2020

Sunny day
2019

Dalu Zhao

Susie Porter, 2019 Dee Smart
Finalist 2020

Susie Porter
2019

Dee Smart

The Hon. Alex Chernov AC QC, 2019 Anne Middleton
Finalist 2020

The Hon. Alex Chernov AC QC
2019

Anne Middleton

The human condition – Self-portrait #3, 2019 Naomi Lawler
Finalist 2020

The human condition – Self-portrait #3
2019

Naomi Lawler

The Lady of Shalott, 2019 Colleen Stapleton
Finalist 2020

The Lady of Shalott
2019

Colleen Stapleton

Tim Winton
Finalist 2020

Tim Winton
2019

Sally Robinson

Tommy, 2019 Nick Kohler
Finalist 2020

Tommy
2019

Nick Kohler

Yuge, 2019 Kathrin Longhurst
Finalist 2020

Yuge
2019

Kathrin Longhurst

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