Educators—preparing for the Who’s who portrait prize
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 in Geelong Gallery.
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
Creating portraits for the Who’s who portrait prize workshops, Tuesday 4 August (bookings essential)
Entries may be delivered to Geelong Gallery on Friday 14 August, from 10.00am to 5.00pm
Closing date for entries, 5.00pm, Friday 14 August
Who’s who portrait prize finalists and winners announced Friday 21 August
Who’s who portrait prize exhibition dates Saturday 22 August to Sunday 27 September
People’s choice prize will be announced Wednesday 23 September
All entries must be collected by Friday 2 October
Who’s who portrait prize partner