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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.

Self-portrait in black jumper, 2017 Graeme Drendel

Be frank

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2020

Close encounters are the genesis for Graeme Drendel’s enticing portraiture.

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Professor Graeme Clark 2001
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner

Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy, 2004 Paula Dawson

Reflections on a Hologram

Magazine article by Sam Bowker, 2005

Sam Bowker examines Paula Dawson's Mirror, Mirror - a holographic portrait of Graeme Murphy.

Ivy Shore, 1961 Graeme Inson

Not your average teacher’s pet!

It's Complicated

Love versus art

Peter O'Shaughnessy, 1947 Howard Matthews
Peter O'Shaughnessy, 1947 Howard Matthews
Peter O'Shaughnessy, 1947 Howard Matthews

Peter O'Shaughnessy, 1947 Howard Matthews

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Billie, 2016 by Graeme Drendel

The Popular Pet Show

Previous exhibition, 2016

This exhibition expresses the joy and warmth that many of us derive from our animal companions, and celebrates their trusting, unpretentious ways, with portraits of Australians and their furry, feathered and fluffy friends.

The Coronation Theatre, Westminster Abbey: A Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2012 by Ralph Heimans

Glorious A Diamond Jubilee portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Previous exhibition, 2012

Glorious: A Diamond Jubilee portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is a collection-based display representing The Queen in the early and late years of her glittering sixty-year reign.

Portrait 55 Summer 2016-2017

Magazine

Explore convict art, photography by Ruth Hollick and Collier Schorr, an interview with neurosurgeon Charlie Teo, portraiture on money, and more!

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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.