Finalists announced!

The National Portrait Gallery would like to congratulate the 48 finalists for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020! The selected portraits will be on display here in Canberra from 6 March – 10 May 2020. The winner of the NPPP 2020 will be announced at the launch of the exhibition on 13 March along with a bumper crop of prizes from our lovely sponsors!

Andrew Baker
Benny Capp
Ben McNamara
Ben Searcy
Brenda L Croft
Cameron Neville
Charles Tambiah
Chris Budgeon
Chris Riordan
Christophe Canato
Dave Laslett
Christian Thompson
Elizabeth Looker
Elize Strydom
Fiona Wolf-Symeonides
Graham Monro
Greg Sheehan
Hugh Stewart
James Brickwood
Jason McNamara
Karen Waller
Kelly Champion
Klarissa Dempsey
Lauren Horwood
Lori Cicchini
Maite Robin
Maree Yoelu
Marg Briese
Marieka Jacobs
Martin Philbey
Michael Murchie
Mike Bowers
Natalie Finney
Nic Duncan
Rhett Hammerton & Rene Kulitja
Rob Palmer
Russell Shakespeare
Sam Biddle & Mohammad D.
Sanjeev Singh
Sarah Rhodes
Sean Paris
Shea Kirk
Steven Lloyd
Suzanne O’Connell
Tim Hillier
Vivienne Noble

The judging panel this year consisted of National Portrait Gallery Curator, Penelope Grist, artist and photographer, Naomi Hobson, and Curator of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia and Artistic Director of Tarnanthi, Nici Cumpston.

After the exhibition at the Portrait Gallery the NPPP 2020 will set off on a tour around Australia. If you’d like to see the exhibition at a venue near you, please ask your local gallery to get in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or sign up to receive emails to get the latest information about the National Photographic Portrait Prize.