Celebrating female Australian artists
The Portia Geach Memorial Award is a celebration of female Australian artists. It’s Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize for female artists and has greatly contributed to the development of female artists in this country.
It was established by Florence Kate Geach in 1961 in memory of her sister, Portia Geach and is awarded each year to the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters or the Sciences.
Applications for the 2011 Portia Geach Memorial Award are now open. All applications are required to be submitted online. To apply click here.
Applications close at 5:30pm on Friday 19 August 2011.