Amanda Davies Wins Portia Geach Memorial Award

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 02:00 -- eyeline

Congratulations Amanda Davies who has won the 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Award, with her painting of artist Pat Brassington.

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious portrait award for women artists. The Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive award of $30,000 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 closing date for entries.’

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Amanda Davies, Portrait of Pat Brassington 2017, oil on linen, 107cm x 125cm