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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.

Rory, 2019

Michael Murchie

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020 Finalist

Down syndrome is not a barrier to creativity. Rory is a multiple award-winning photographer. I helped mentor Rory over the years, and would pit his work against anyone's.

People's Choice Award

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020

Voting closes Sunday 26 April 2020. Terms and conditions apply.

View all the NPPP 2020 finalists

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020

Other NPPP photos from Michael Murchie

Meika IV, 2015 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2016 Finalist
Gemma, 2013 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2014 Finalist
Alex, 2018 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2019 Finalist
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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.