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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.

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Previous exhibition
from Friday 25 February until Tuesday 26 April 2011
Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman
Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. The winner for 2011 is

Miss Alesandra by Jacqueline Mitelman

55 NPPP 2011 portraits

1 Napoleon I – Emperor of the French, 2010 by Alexia Sinclair. 2 Cary Fukunaga and Jamie Bell, 2010 by Mia Wasikowska. 3 Gone to heaven, 2010 by Sommer Atkinson. 4 My father, Michael, 2010 by Claire Chau. 5 Hyena, 2010 by Danny Cohen. 6 Bruno and Batman, 2010 by Andrew Cowen.

Related people

Dr Sarah Engledow (curator)

Related information

Zareth, 2009 by Scott Bycroft
Zareth, 2009 by Scott Bycroft
Zareth, 2009 by Scott Bycroft
Zareth, 2009 by Scott Bycroft

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

Previous exhibition, 2010

The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event intended to promote the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers.

Miss Alesandra, 2010
Miss Alesandra, 2010
Miss Alesandra, 2010
Miss Alesandra, 2010

The more things change

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

National Photographic Portrait Prize curator, Sarah Engledow, finds reward in a difficult task and ultimately uncovers the essence of portraiture.

Jack Charles
Jack Charles
Jack Charles
Jack Charles

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

Previous exhibition, 2012

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries that reflect the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

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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.

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