Kathrin Longhurst | Finalist in the new $75,000 Darling Portrait Prize, NGA

Kathrin’s portrait of Yuge Bromley, has been selected as a finalist in the inaugural Darling Portrait Prize at the National Gallery Australia, Canberra. With a $75,000 cash prize, the annual Darling Portrait Prize award has been established in honour of Gordon Darling, the gallery’s founding benefactor along with wife Marilyn.

The Darling Portrait Prize will be presented in March 2020 at the Gallery, where one painter will be named winner and take home the cash prize. The Judges are Professor Denise Ferris, Tony Ellwood AM and Karen Quinlan AM.

Prize entrants must be an Australian citizen or resident, over the age of 18. Artists may paint any Australian citizen or resident and/or a person or persons who have a strong association with Australia or who has made a significant contribution to Australian life.

The Darling Portrait Prize exhibition on show at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra from March 2020