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National Photographic Portrait Prize

Entries for the National Photographic Portrait Prize are now closed. Finalists whose entry has been selected for exhibition will be notified by the end of November 2019. Good luck to all who entered!



Thanks to the National Portrait Gallery and Canon Australia, the Winner of the 2020 National Photographic Portrait Prize will be awarded over $50,000 in prizes. $30,000 cash from the Portrait Gallery and the latest photographic equipment from Canon, valued at over $22,000.

Highly Commended


Thanks to Eizo, the Highly Commended winner will receive an Eizo ColorEdge CG2730 27" monitor valued at $3245.

Art Handlers Award

IAS Fine Art Logistics

In 2020 the winner of the Art Handlers' Award will receive $2,000 cash thanks to IAS Fine Art Logistics, plus return shipping of their artwork after the regional tour.



Thanks to Eizo, all finalists will receive a $700 discount if they purchase an Eizo ColorEdge CG2730 27" monitor valued at $3245.

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