Cynthia Breusch and Kathrin Longhurst – Finalists Portia Geach Portrait Prize 2017

Gallery One artists Cynthia Breusch and Kathrin Longhurst are finalists in the prestigious Portia Geach Memorial Prize 2017 .

Cynthia’s portrait is of her niece, costume designer Melanie Liertz and Kathrin’s portrait is of her daughter Maia. Congratulations to both artists on this achievement.

The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female artist resident in Australia during the twelve months preceding the close date for entries.’

The Prize exhibition is held at the National Trust S.H.Ervin Gallery, The Rocks.

Cynthia Breusch pictured (R) with her portrait of her niece Melanie Liertz (L)


Kathrin Longhurst pictured with her daughter Maia and portrait.