Portland Art Prize & Simply Drawing Prize

Portland Art Prize

First Prize $650  |  Second Prize $350


This year artists entering the theme section are invited to interpret

ISOLATION

2020 has been a year that has presented many challenges, but none more than the isolation that the entire world has had to endure.

The theme for 2021 invites artists to interpret this feeling of isolation they have experienced, in any medium permissible under the entry guidelines.

Artists are also asked to submit a 50 word summary of how their work interprets the theme for the judges consideration.
The Ron Bidwell Award – First Prize $650
The Mary Hampton Award – Second Prize $350

Entries Close 12 February 2021

  • Artists are permitted one entry only in this section. Artists are permitted three entries in total.
  • The prizes will be awarded after independent judging.
  • The Judges will be announced prior to the Art Exhibition.
  • The judges’ decision will be final.

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Simply Drawing Prize

Prize $300

Artwork must be a drawing and can be done using
Pencil,  Charcoal or Pen. Black & White only, back to basics

Entries Close 12 February 2021

  • Artists are permitted one entry only in this section. Artists are permitted three entries in total.
  • The prizes will be awarded after judging takes place by Joe Penn & Lesley O’Shea.
  • The judges’ decision will be final.

 

Sponsored by Joe Penn & Lesley O’Shea