2020 Volunteer Applications. We're on the hunt for an incredible team of volunteers to help us bring this celebration of art to life. Full Details >>
Under 18 Category Prize. Proudly sponsored by Gadens, the winner of the Under 18 category will now receive a $2,000 prize. Learn More >>
Creative Conversations is a live online series which will feature artists and leaders from the Brisbane art community for a series of discussions about portraiture, possibility and the world around us.
Register for our upcoming conversations or watch recordings of past conversations. Full Details >>
COVID-19 Update. After many discussions, we are proud to confirm the Brisbane Portrait Prize will continue in 2020. Now, more than ever, we need artists. We need them to help us understand the world, celebrate our heroes, and to broaden our thinking. Read the full COVID-19 update >>
The Brisbane Portrait Prize is all about celebrating Brisbane portrait artists and their sitters, while encouraging public engagement with the arts.
Any artist with a connection to Brisbane is eligible to enter. The sitter must also have a connection with Brisbane.
Just under $90,000 is available through a number of category prizes.