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Welcome to Brisbane Portrait Prize

2024 Entries are now closed. Finalists announced July 20.

All entrants will be eligible for the $50,000 Lord Mayor’s Award which is supported by Brisbane City Council. A further $40,000 of category prizes is also available. 

About the prize

The Brisbane Portrait Prize is all about celebrating Brisbane portrait artists and their sitters, while encouraging public engagement with the arts. 

Any artist with a connection to Brisbane is eligible to enter. The sitter must also have a connection with Brisbane. 

In 2023 $90,000 were available in prizes.