Skip to main content

We’re thrilled to welcome you back to the Gallery! Please see what we need you to do first.

Menu

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.

Christine Manfield, 1997 Selina Snow
Christine Manfield, 1997 Selina Snow
Christine Manfield, 1997 Selina Snow

Christine Manfield, 1997 Selina Snow

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999

Neil Perry, 1997 Selina Snow
Neil Perry, 1997 Selina Snow
Neil Perry, 1997 Selina Snow

Neil Perry, 1997 Selina Snow

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999

Stefano Manfredi, 1997 Selina Snow
Stefano Manfredi, 1997 Selina Snow
Stefano Manfredi, 1997 Selina Snow

Stefano Manfredi, 1997 Selina Snow

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999

Barry McDonald, 1997 Selina Snow
Barry McDonald, 1997 Selina Snow
Barry McDonald, 1997 Selina Snow

Barry McDonald, 1997 Selina Snow

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999

Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae
Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae
Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae

Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Dr Justin Garrick and Ms Dharini Ganesan Rasu, Mr Dino Nikias & Mrs Dimitra Nikias, Mr Jim Windeyer, Ms Claudia Hyles, Mrs Sotiria Liangis OAM and Mr John Liangis, Justice Mary Finn, Mr Bill Farmer AO and Mrs Elaine Farmer, Mr Tim Efkarpidis, Mr Bob Nattey and Mrs Charlotte Nattey, Ms Jennifer Bott AO, Mr Keith Bradley, Dr Sam Whittle and Mrs Heather Whittle 2017

Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou
Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou
Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou

Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2018

Michelle Simmons video: 5 minutes 56 seconds

Michelle Simmons Eureka moment

Portrait story

Professor Michelle Simmons and photographer Selina Ou.

Michelle Simmons, 2018 Selina Ou

Michelle Simmons, 2018 by Selina Ou

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2018

Terry Snow and China, 2017 Jude Rae

Portrait Gallery unveils new commission 1 December 2017

Archived media releases 2017

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled its most recent portrait commission for the collection on Thursday 30 November 2017.

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c.1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c.1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c.1862 an unknown artist

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c.1862 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, pencil on paper

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, pencil on paper

We would like to thank our partners.
© National Portrait Gallery 2020
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia


Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

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.