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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2024

Opens Saturday 22 June
until Sunday 13 October 2024

On show alongside the Darling Portrait Prize 2024

Fragility, 2024 Naomi Hobson
Fragility, 2024 Naomi Hobson

Bookings available

$15 Adult / $12 Concession / $10 Circle of Friends / Under 18s free
This ticket also grants entry to the Darling Portrait Prize

Join the Circle of Friends to take advantage of cheaper prices. See our concession and discount policy for more information on ticket availability.

The National Photographic Portrait Prize 2024 celebrates established and emerging artistic talent from across the country. The works by the 34 selected finalists provide a powerful visual record of the year, reflecting a particular time in Australian culture, both socially and artistically.

In 2024, the winner will receive a cash prize of $30,000 and Canon equipment valued at $20,000 courtesy of the Gallery’s Imaging Partner, Canon Australia. The artist who receives the most votes in the People’s Choice Award will be awarded $10,000 cash courtesy of the Calvert-Jones Foundation as well as a prize pack from EIZO. This year, Shelley Xue's 谊 (ah Yi) 2024 has been selected the winner for the Art Handlers’ award, receiving $2,000 cash from exhibition partner IAS Fine Art Logistics.

Judges

This year the National Photographic Portrait Prize will be judged by Isobel Parker Philip, Director, Curatorial and Collection, National Portrait Gallery; José Da Silva, Director, UNSW Galleries and Pippa Milne, Curator for PHOTO 2024, Melbourne.

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Access information

This program is wheelchair accessible.

For access support or other ways to book please email bookings@npg.gov.au or phone 02 6102 7070 prior to your visit.

34 NPPP Finalists

Vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award!

1 阿谊 (ah Yi), 2023 Shelley Xue. 2 Stripe search, 2023 Jo Duck. 3 Tom Polo, 2023 Garry Trinh. 4 witness, 2023 wani toaishara.
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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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