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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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Nick Farr-Jones, 2019 James Brickwood

Nick Farr-Jones
2019

James Brickwood

Tan Le, 2018 John Tsiavis

Tan Le
2018

John Tsiavis

Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton

Gail Kelly
2018

Paul Newton

What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale

What the tree saw: David Foster
2018

Jacqui Stockdale

Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018 Andrew Bonneau

Nicholas Paspaley Jnr
2018

Andrew Bonneau

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

Jessica Mauboy
2018

David Rosetzky

Anna Meares, 2018 Narelle Autio

Anna Meares
2018

Narelle Autio

Margaret Seares, 2018 Cherry Hood

Margaret Seares
2018

Cherry Hood

Catherine Livingstone, 2018 Mathew Lynn

Catherine Livingstone
2018

Mathew Lynn

Richard Tognetti #1510, 2018 Louise Hearman

Richard Tognetti #1510
2018

Louise Hearman

Jacki Weaver, 2018 John Tsiavis

Jacki Weaver
2018

John Tsiavis

Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg

Fred Hilmer
2018

Evert Ploeg

Tim Fairfax, 2018 Russell Shakespeare

Tim Fairfax
2018

Russell Shakespeare

Mal Meninga, 2018 Peter Hudson

Mal Meninga
2018

Peter Hudson

Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou

Michelle Simmons
2018

Selina Ou

Li Cunxin, 2018 Jun Chen

Li Cunxin
2018

Jun Chen

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy, 2018 Deidre But-Husaim

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
2018

Deidre But-Husaim

Andrew Gaze, 2018 George Fetting

Andrew Gaze
2018

George Fetting

Study of Louis Nowra, 2018 Imants Tillers

Study of Louis Nowra
2018

Imants Tillers

Tony Shaw, 2018 Sarah Rhodes

Tony Shaw
2018

Sarah Rhodes

Ben Roberts-Smith, 2017 Julian Kingma

Ben Roberts-Smith
2017

Julian Kingma

Rosie Batty, 2017 Nikki Toole

Rosie Batty
2017

Nikki Toole

Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae

Terry Snow and China
2017

Jude Rae

Portrait of Professors Margaret Gardner and Glyn Davis, 2017 Jacqueline Mitelman

Portrait of Professors Margaret Gardner and Glyn Davis
2017

Jacqueline Mitelman

Mark Loane, 2016 Joachim Froese

Mark Loane
2016

Joachim Froese

The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

The Dance - David McAllister
2016

Peter Brew-Bevan

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton
2016

Evert Ploeg

Quentin Bryce, 2016 Michael Zavros

Quentin Bryce
2016

Michael Zavros

Mark Ella, 2015 Nikki Toole

Mark Ella
2015

Nikki Toole

Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts

Professor Brian Schmidt
2015

David Roberts

Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling

Richard Walley
2015

Julie Dowling

Professor Mandyam Srinivasan, 2014 Sam Leach

Professor Mandyam Srinivasan
2014

Sam Leach

Ken Catchpole, 2014 Gary Grealy

Ken Catchpole
2014

Gary Grealy

Paul Kelly, 2013 Warwick Thornton

Paul Kelly
2013

Warwick Thornton

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

David Malouf
2012

Rick Amor

Fiona Stanley, 2011 Mary Moore

Fiona Stanley
2011

Mary Moore

David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis

David Chalmers
2011

Nick Mourtzakis

Marilyn Darling AC, 2010 Anne Zahalka

Marilyn Darling AC
2010

Anne Zahalka

Neil Armfield, 2010 Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield
2010

Adam Cullen

Mick Dodson, 2010 Ricky Maynard

Mick Dodson
2010

Ricky Maynard

Robert Edwards, 2009 John Elliott

Robert Edwards
2009

John Elliott

Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Marcia Langton
2009

Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey

Paul Grabowsky
2009

Martin Philbey

Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey

Paul Grabowsky
2009

Martin Philbey

Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009 Hermannsburg Potters

Potters' Portrait Pot
2009

Hermannsburg Potters

Geo Face Distributor, 2009 James Angus

Geo Face Distributor
2009

James Angus

Bruce Petty, 2008 Bruce Petty

Bruce Petty
2008

Bruce Petty

Robbie McEwen, 2008 Matthys Gerber

Robbie McEwen
2008

Matthys Gerber

Stuart O'Grady, 2008 Matthys Gerber

Stuart O'Grady
2008

Matthys Gerber

Cadel Evans, 2008 Matthys Gerber

Cadel Evans
2008

Matthys Gerber

Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide), 2008 Deborah Paauwe

Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide)
2008

Deborah Paauwe

Automatic for the people: Casey Stoner, 2008 Scott Redford

Automatic for the people: Casey Stoner
2008

Scott Redford

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky

Portrait of Cate Blanchett
2008

David Rosetzky

Layne Beachley, 2008 Petrina Hicks

Layne Beachley
2008

Petrina Hicks

Layne Beachley, 2008 Petrina Hicks

Layne Beachley
2008

Petrina Hicks

Basil Hetzel, 2007-2008 Mark Kimber

Basil Hetzel
2007-2008

Mark Kimber

Ian Frazer, 2007 Marian Drew

Ian Frazer
2007

Marian Drew

Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, 2007 Robin Sellick

Barry Marshall and Robin Warren
2007

Robin Sellick

Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE
2007

Jude Rae

Sir Charles Court and Richard Court, 2006-07 Mary Moore

Sir Charles Court and Richard Court
2006-07

Mary Moore

Her Excellency Marjorie Jackson-Nelson AC CVO MBE, 2006 Avril Thomas

Her Excellency Marjorie Jackson-Nelson AC CVO MBE
2006

Avril Thomas

Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen

Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
2005

Jiawei Shen

Dr John Yu, 2004 Ah Xian

Dr John Yu
2004

Ah Xian

Hon Tom Hughes QC, 2001 Jiawei Shen

Hon Tom Hughes QC
2001

Jiawei Shen

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley, 2003 Mary Moore

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley
2003

Mary Moore

Imelda Roche, 2003 Paul Newton

Imelda Roche
2003

Paul Newton

Betty Cuthbert, 2002 Andrew Daly

Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Douglas Frew Waterhouse, 2003 Robyn Stacey

Douglas Frew Waterhouse
2003

Robyn Stacey

Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 2002 Tim Johnson

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
2002

Tim Johnson

Andy Thomas, 2002 Montalbetti+Campbell

Andy Thomas
2002

Montalbetti+Campbell

Leo Schofield, 2001 Brent Harris

Leo Schofield
2001

Brent Harris

Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor

Professor Peter Doherty
2001

Rick Amor

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground, 2001 eX de Medici

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground
2001

eX de Medici

General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

General Eva Burrows AC AO
2001

Gabrielle Martin

John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis

John Howard and Janette Howard
2000

Josonia Palaitis

Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, 2000 Victorian Tapestry Workshop

Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
2000

Victorian Tapestry Workshop

Johnny O'Keefe "A little bit louder now...", 1999 Ivan Durrant

Johnny O'Keefe "A little bit louder now..."
1999

Ivan Durrant

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Sir Gustav Nossal
1999

Peter Churcher

Mark Taylor, 1999 Bill Leak

Mark Taylor
1999

Bill Leak

Nick Cave, 1999 Howard Arkley

Nick Cave
1999

Howard Arkley

Cathy Freeman, 1999 Kerrie Lester

Cathy Freeman
1999

Kerrie Lester

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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.