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Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize

The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize is a biennial prize. Now in its 6th year the prize started as The Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, a painting and drawing prize open to artists Australia wide whose artwork depicted a person from the Northern Rivers. It has since expanded to include portraits of any subject in any medium (see terms and conditions). The prize is open to artists nationally.
 
Winner: $10,000 (acquisitive prize)
 
The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize exhibition will be open 28 July – 23 September 2018.
 
Judge: Dr Michael Brand, Director, Art Gallery of NSW
 
Finalists for the 2018 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize are:
 
Abbey McCulloch
 
Amanda Bromfield
 
Amanda Penrose Hart
 
Andre Bowen
 
Anne-Marie Zanetti
 
Ashley Frost
 
Caroline Zilinsky
 
Chelsea Gustafsson
 
Chris Hazell
 
Clara Adolphs
 
Clare Thackway
 
Corinna Berndt
 
David Wells
 
Dr Darien Midwinter
 
Fleur Diamond
 
Geoff Harvey
 
Georgi Milln
 
Guy Morgan
 
Hilary Herrmann and James Guppy
 
Ian Roberts
 
Ildiko Hammond
 
Jacklyn Wagner
 
James Bowles-Leeson
 
James J De Weaver
 
Jane Theau
 
Jenny Johns
 
John Smith and Nikky-Morgan Smith
 
Karen Preston
 
Kendal Gear
 
Kenneth Craig Lambert
 
KHR Stewart
 
Kylie Foley
 
Lisa Axiotis
 
Liz Stute
 
Lucas Wright
 
Lucila Zentner
 
Lynden Stone
 
Marc Stapelberg
 
Marian Drew
 
Martin Claydon
 
Martin Edge
 
Matilda Michell
 
Matthew O'Brien
 
Maya Veit
 
Meg K Nielsen
 
Michael Simms
 
Nic Mason
 
Nicholas Ferguson
 
Nicole Kelly
 
Nicole Monks
 
Raimond de Weerdt
 
Raj Panda
 
Rene Bolten
 
Rikki Fisher
 
Robert Malherbe
 
Ryan Mugan
 
Sachin Moncrieff
 
Samuel Condon
 
Stephen Nothling
 
Steven Giese
 
Symone Male
 
Thomas Readett
 
Todd Fuller
 
Tony Kearney
 
Tony Leitch
 
Trinity Leonard
 
Vanessa White
 
Virginia Hodgkinson
 
Zom Osborne