The Prizes


The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award $50,000

The SHNPA will be awarded to the "Best portrait painting in any 2D medium (but excluding photography, digital media or bas relief) being a realistic depiction of a particular living person".


People's Choice $3,000

Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite portrait over the duration of the Award's exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery. The winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced at the conclusion of the exhibition.


Mailroom Prize $500

The Mailroom prize will be selected by the Records staff of the Bega Valley Shire Council.