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Lester Group Prize


Prize: $40,000

Artist: Dawn Stubbs

Subject: Max Stubbs

Title: Black and Blue


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Judges Comment:

The winning portrait is intimate and quietly compelling. It draws you into the subject with the finesse in handling of paint as well as the artist's compassion for her subject. This is a sensitive and delicate work.

Gary Dufour, Helen Carroll-Fairhall, Wendy Sharpe

Perrine People's Choice


Prize: $7,500


Artist: Joanne Morris

Subject: Vincent Fantauzzo

Title: Vincent - Contemplation


 Kailis Prize for Excellence


Prize: Jewelery valued at $3,950


Artist: Cynthia Ellis

Subject: David Bromfield

Title: Dr David Bromfield

Highly Commended

Artist: Paul Ryan

Subject: Ben Quilty & Adam Cullen

Title: Quilty Cullen. Australian Primitive


Artist: Anne McCaughey

Subject: Karen Kain

Title: Not Fade Away


Artist: Marcus Wills

Subject: Lauren Russell

Title: Woman Crouching (Lauren)