General

2018 - Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Finalist, à présent - Justine Ndayi (2017)

2018 - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize Finalist, Tony Bond OAM (2018)

2018 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (2018)

2017 - Archibald Salon des Refusés, portrait of curator Franchesca Cubillo (2017)

2016 - Paddington Art Prize Finalist, seascape Roast Fish and Cornbread (2016)

2016 - Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Finalist, Inevitability (David Lēha) (2016)

2015 - Calleen Art Award Finalist, Labyrinth (L'Origine du monde V) (2014)

2014 - Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award Finalist, Apprentice II (2014)

2014 - Archibald Prize Finalist, Swing (after Fragonard, portrait of Ken Unsworth) (2014)

2014 - Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Finalist, Pierre Ryckmans I (2014)

2014 - Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing Finalist, Dormir, Luxembourg Gardens (2013)

2013 - Kedumba Drawing Award, invited artist, Final Night at Vulcans (2013)

2013 - Calleen Art Award Finalist, Crossing (2013)

2013 - Archibald Prize Finalist, winner Packers Prize, portrait of Tara Moss (2013)

2013 - Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing Finalist, Mère, Luxembourg Gardens III (2013)

2012 - Dobell Prize for Drawing Finalist, Afternoon, Luxembourg Gardens (2012)

2012 - Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award Finalist, Window (2012)

2012 - Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award Finalist, Ann Thomson II (2012)

2012 - Archibald Salon des Refusés, portrait of artist Ann Thomson (2012)

2010 - Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award finalist and winner, portrait of Pierre Ryckmans

2010 - City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Finalist, Anna Volska II (2010)

2009 - Archibald Prize Finalist, Heiress (portrait of artist Joan Ross) (2009)

2007 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of barrister Neville Wran (2007)

2005 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of artist Wendy Sharpe (2005)

2004 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of magistrate Pat O’Shane (2004)

2003 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of curator Hetti Perkins (2003)

2002 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of actress Anna Volska (2002)

2001 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of curator Hetti Perkins (2001)

2001 - Sulman Prize Finalist, Terra Nullius (2001)

2000 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of Dr John Yu (2000)

1999 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of violinist Lucinda Moon (1999)

1998 - Archibald Prize Highly Commended, portrait of artist Guan Wei (1998)

1997 - Archibald Prize Runner-up and Peoples Choice, portrait of Jeanne Ryckmans (1997)

1995 & 1996 - Master of Art, UNSW

1994 - Artist in Residence, Sydney Grammar School

1993 - Wynne Prize Finalist, driftwood construction, Humidity (1993)

1989 - Archibald Prize Finalist, portrait of Albertina Vegas (1989)

 

Awards and Commendations

2013 - Kedumba Drawing Award, acquired for the Kedumba Collection by judge Angus Nivison, Final Night at Vulcans (2013)

2013 - Archibald Packers Prize, portrait of Tara Moss (2013)

2013 - Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Commended, Mère, Luxembourg Gardens III (2013)

2010 - Winner, Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award, portrait of Pierre Ryckmans (2010)

1998 - Highly Commended, Archibald Prize, portrait of artist Guan Wei (1998)

1997 - Runner Up, Archibald Prize, portrait of Jeanne Ryckmans (1997)

1997 - Peoples Choice Award, Archibald Prize, portrait of Jeanne Ryckmans (1997)

 

Exhibitions

2017 - Shimmer, seascapes with Day Fine Art at Christopher Day Gallery

2015 - Art of Shakespeare, Bell Shakespeare Company 25th anniversary national tour

2013 - Keepsake, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba

2013 - Nocturne, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2013 - Mise en scène, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne

 

Public Commissions Include

Professor Ian Jacobs (Vice-Chancellor, UNSW), 2017

Dr Maurice Newman AC (Chairman, ABC board), 2016

Professor Lyn Gilbert (Westmead Hospital), 2016

Mr Bob Skilton (Sydney Swans Football Club great), 2015

Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir (Governor of NSW), 2014

Ms Jenny Allum (Head of School, SGEGGS Darlinghurst), 2014

Mr Mike Codd (Chancellor, University of Wollongong), 2014

Mr Richard Colless (Chairman Sydney Swans Football Club), 2014

Mrs Margaret White (Principal, Kambala School), 2013

Professor Paul Korner  AO (Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute), 2012

Professor Gerard Sutton AO (Vice Chancellor, University of Wollongong), 2012

The Hon James Spigelman AC QC (Chief Justice, Supreme Court of NSW), 2011

Mr David Gonski AC (Chancellor University of NSW), 2010

Professor Ruthven Blackburn (University of Sydney Medical School), 2010

Professor Frank Billson (Save Sight Institute, Sydney Eye Hospital), 2009

Mrs Marno Parsons (Sight for Life Foundation, Sydney Eye Hospital), 2009

Herbert J Carter (Principle, Ascham School 1902-1914), 2009

Major General Paul Cullen (Royal NSW Regiment, Victoria Barracks), 2008

Professor Paul Gatenby (Foundation Dean, ANU Medical School), 2008

Dr John Uther (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 2007

The Hon. Neville Wran AC (Chairman, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney), 2006

Mr Bruce McHugh (Chairman, Sydney Turf Club), 2006

Professor Michael Kidd (Chairman, Royal College of General Practitioners), 2006

Professor Ingrid Moses (Vice Chancellor, University of New England, Armidale), 2005

Dr Pat O’Shane (Chancellor, University of New England, Armidale), 2004

Professor Stephen Leeder (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 2002

Mr John Phillips (Chancellor, University of Western Sydney), 2002

Major General Paul Cullen (National Portrait Gallery, Canberra), 2002

Doctor Alan Skyring (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 2001

Doctor Tom Robertson (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 2000 

Dr John Yu (Westmead Children’s Hospital, Sydney), 2000

Professor Frank Fenner (John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra), 1999

Professor Miles Little (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 1999

Professor Peter Castaldi (Westmead Hospital, Sydney), 1999

Dr Ralph Townsend (Head Master, Sydney Grammar School), 1999

Mr Ralph Imberger (Sydney Grammar School), 1997

Professor James McLeod (Sydney University, Neurology), 1998

 

note: The Archibald Prize for Portraiture has the highest profile of all the Australian art prizes.  The Wynne and Sulman Prizes (for landscape and genre paintings respectively) are held at the same time annually at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.

 

The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award is held at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery and is well established as one of Australia’s best known portrait prizes.  This biennial event is sponsored by the Shirley Hannan Trust, and is a celebration of realistic portraiture.