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Esther Erlich

Esther Erlich, a Melbourne-based painter, has been exhibiting since the early 1980s, often with the Libby Edwards Galleries in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and the Barry Newton Gallery in Adelaide. She won the Moran Prize in 1998 with a portrait of Steve Monaghetti and was a finalist in the Archibald Prizes of 2000, 2002, 2005 and 2007. She won the Archibald People’s Choice Award in 2000 with her portrait of Bill Leak. She has been a finalist in the Portia Geach prize eight times. The National Portrait Gallery acquired her painting of Jim Carlton in 2001.

Updated 2018