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Tommy, 2019

Nick Kohler

Darling Portrait Prize Finalist

Tommy Little is an Australian comedian, writer, actor, and television/radio presenter. As well as starring in his own local and international comedy shows, Tommy currently co-hosts The Project on Network 10 and radio show Carrie & Tommy (with Carrie Bickmore) on the Hit Network. Tommy approaches his work and life with an honesty and candour that creates a real sense of relatability. This affable attitude is what I wanted to capture with this piece, as he relaxes casually against the wall.

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Darling Portrait Prize

Previous exhibition, 2020

The Darling Prize is a new annual prize for Australian portrait painters, painting Australian sitters. The winner receives a cash prize of $75,000.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.