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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2024

A photographic portrait of a First Nations man siting amongst foliage with a beetle on his forehead.
A photographic portrait of a First Nations man siting amongst foliage with a beetle on his forehead.

Overview

The National Photographic Portrait Prize 2024 celebrates established and emerging artistic talent from across the country. The works by the 34 selected finalists provide a powerful visual record of the year, reflecting a particular time in Australian culture, both socially and artistically.

In 2024, the winner will receive a cash prize of $30,000 and Canon equipment valued at $20,000 courtesy of the Gallery’s Imaging Partner, Canon Australia. The artist who receives the most votes in the People’s Choice Award will be awarded $10,000 cash courtesy of the Calvert-Jones Foundation as well as a prize pack from EIZO.

Dates

22 Jun – 13 Oct 2024
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
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