The Adam Portraiture Award is a biennial competition for painted portraits at The New Zealand Portrait Gallery, generously sponsored by the Adam Foundation.
First Prize: $20,000
Runner up: $2,500
People’s Choice: $2,500
This year there are two judges - Karen Quinlan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia and Dr Lara Strongman, Senior Curator Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
The winner of the 2020 Adam Portraiture Award will be announced 26 February 2020.
2020 Adam Portraiture Award exhibition runs from 27 February to 31 May 2020.
Adam Portraiture Award
2018 - Logan Moffat
2016 - André Brönnimann
2014 - Henry Christian-Slane
2012 - Stephen Martyn Welch
2010 - Harriet Bright
2008 - Irene Ferguson
2006 - Freeman White
2004 - Ryuzo Nishida (Portrait not acquired)
2002 - Marianne Muggeridge (Portrait not acquired)
National Portrait Competition
2000 - Marianne Muggeridge
Since 2006 the winning artworks have been automatically acquired into the New Zealand Portrait Gallery collection.
The Adam Portraiture Award is generously funded by the Adam Foundation
© 2016 The New Zealand Portrait Gallery Trust