Preparing for the Who's who portrait prize
Victorian Curriculum Levels Foundation to VCE—Visual Arts
Introduce students to exploring, interpreting and creating portraiture.
This annual exhibition of the work of local students honours Jules Francois Archibald, after whom the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ famous portrait prize is named, and his very special connection to Geelong as his birthplace.
The Who’s who portrait prize aims to encourage and inspire young artists to celebrate local or regional identities, their personal histories and achievements through portraiture.
Selected entries will be exhibited at Geelong Gallery. Please submit original artworks, on A3 (42.0 cm x 29.7 cm, height by width) 200gsm paper in portrait format to be eligible for the exhibition.
Prizes are awarded in five categories
Kinder to Foundation
Levels 1 to 3
Levels 4 to 6
Levels 7 to 9
Levels 10 to VCE
As well as a ‘People’s choice’ category
Closing date for entries, Wednesday 28 July at 5.00pm
Who’s who portrait prize finalists and winners announced Friday 13 August
Who’s who portrait prize exhibition dates Saturday 14 August to Sunday 29 August
People’s choice prize will be announced Wednesday 25 August
Entry form (Word Doc, 24 KB)
Conditions of entry (PDF, 41 KB)
Create a self-portrait (PDF, 579.99 KB)
Victorian Curriculum links
Levels Foundation to 10—Visual Arts
Explore and Express Ideas
Explore ideas, experiences, observations and imagination to create visual artworks (VCAVAE017, VCAVAE025, VCAVAE021, VCAVAE029, VCAVAE033, VCAVAE040)
Visual Arts Practices
Experiment with different materials and techniques to make artworks (VCAVAV018) (VCAVAV022) (VCAVAV026) (VCAVAV030) (VCAVAV026) (VCAVAV030) (VCAVAV036) (VCAVAV042)
Present and Perform
Create and display artworks to express ideas to an audience (VCAVAP019) (VCAVAP023) (VCAVAP027) (VCAVAP031) (VCAVAP037) (VCAVAP044)
Victorian Curriculum/ Civics and Citizenship/ Levels 3–10
—Personal and Social