The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award is one of Australia's most loved and richest portrait awards.
The Prizes are awarded to portrait paintings in any 2D medium, (excluding photography, digital media or bas relief), being a realistic depiction of a particular living person. They are:
- The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award $50000
- People's Choice $3000
- Mailroom Prize $500
Entry is via digital channels only, and closes midnight, Friday 14 September 2018.
Finalists will be announced by Friday 28 September 2018. They will be chosen by a selection panel of independent art professionals and the prize patron, Peter Hannan, son of the late Shirley Hannan.