Held annually from 1993 to 2012, it was initiated by the Art Gallery of NSW and the trustees of the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation (established from the estate of Australian artist William Dobell).
The Black Swan Prize is one of Australia's richest Portraiture Prizes, featuring the: 50,000, lester Group, prize 7,500 People's Choice Prize; and the NEW 10,000 Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize.
Check out our Portraiture Prize and Youth Prize pages to view this year's finalists and winners!Thank you to everyone who took the plunge and entered in 2017.Artist: Jana Vodesil-Baruffi Subject: Paige Title: Black swan 2016 get paid to take surveys legitimate free 50,000 Lester Group Prize Winner Rachel Coad with Premier Colin Barnett at the Award Night 2015 50,000 Lester Group Prize Winner.Dont try and be all things to all people.Art prizes are an important means by which museums, large or small acquire work and build their collections.
For whatever reason, art prizes are an integral part of the art system.
In 2010 he was awarded the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, the worlds richest prize for portraiture.
Fiona Lowry whose work I admire so it really meant a great deal to be selected.Black Swan Prize 2014 Major Award Night, black Swan Prize 2014 Major Award Night, black Swan Prize 2014 Major Award Night.What constitutes a drawing was deliberately not outlined in the conditions of entry.Rather than an open competition, this is a curated exhibition.Image: Courtesy Michael Zavros.