The 2017 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize exhibition will be touring to MANNING REGIONAL ART GALLERY
from 30 June to 12 August 2018
The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize was established in 1988 to celebrate Australia’s bi-centenary. Since then it has grown to become one of this country’s most prestigious art prizes with the largest prize money of any art competition in Australia. The prize attracts not only the cream of Australian portraiture artists but encourages artists at all stages of their careers to enter.
The Prize has attract highly distinguished judges both local and international and in 2017 the judges were art historian and art museum curator Daniel Thomas AM, artist Wendy Sharpe and Moran Arts Foundation's Greta Moran.