The Black Swan Prize is one of Australia's richest Portraiture Prizes, featuring the: 


  • $50,000 Lester Group Prize 
  • $10,000 Tony Fini Foundation Artists' Prize, and
  • $7,500 Baldock Family People's Choice Prize



We are proud to showcase and promote some of Australia's most talented artists.


View the Message from our Board Chair here.





Congratulations to our winners and finalists for the 2018 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Adult & Youth categories.


Thank you to everyone who submitted their portraits. The Judges and Pre-Selection Panels had an extremely difficult time narrowing down the entries this year.


To view the full selection of finalists' works, go to:

Adult Prize

Youth Prize