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".
The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award 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.
The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Mailroom Prize $500
The Mailroom prize will be selected by the Records staff of the Bega Valley Shire Council.
THE SHIRL : National Youth Portrait Prize $10,000
Acquisitive prize - the winning work will become a key piece in the BVRG's growing contemporary collection.
THE SHIRL : National Youth Portrait Prize IAS TRANSPORT YOUNG ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
International Art Services sponsor a $1,000 prize of national transport.
Entry is via digital channels only.
* entry form,
* image of your subject
* image of your artwork
* current CV
* artist statement of no more than 200 words
is to be sent to
gallery at begavalley dot nsw dot gov dot au
Entries close at midnight Friday September 8 2017
Payment is to be made through the gallery's online store begavalleyregionalgallery.bigcartel.com
Selection panel and judge will be announced by Friday September 8 2017
Finalists will be announced by Friday 15 September 2017