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Jana Vodesil-Baruffi Black Swan 2017

 

Curator Dunja Rmandic

 

  BLACK SWAN PRIZE FOR PORTRAITURE

  27 October – 26 November 2018 | FREE

  AUSTRALIAN

  COORDINATING CURATOR DUNJA RMANDIC,

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Now in its 12th year, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture is one of Australia’s richest portraiture prizes, featuring the $50,000 First Prize donated by the Lester Group, $10,000 Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize, and $7,500 People’s Choice Prize donated by the Baldock Family.

2017 WINNERS

Artist Jana Vodesil-Baruffi from Shelley, Western Australia, was announced as the winner of the 2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture for her work titled Black swan and was awarded the First Prize of $50,000.

Artist Nick Stathopoulos from NSW was announced as the People’s Choice winner for his portrait of lawyer Deng Thiak Adut titled Deng 2. Nick wins $7,500 donated by the Baldock Family, finalising the 2017 awards for WA’s only portrait prize.

Marie Mansfield from NSW for her work titled Mertim received the Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize of $10,000.

In the studio (self-portrait) by Natasha Walsh from NSW and Till death us by  Effie Pryer from Tasmania were highly commended with each artist receiving a $500 art supplies voucher donated by H.U Kendall & Co.

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Winner of the 2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

Jana Vodesil-Baruffi
Black swan 2017
oil on canvas
122 x 152 cm
Courtesy of the artist
Photo: Clare McAlaney

 



 


 

 


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