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VAS Portrait Exhibition 2022


Opening Night, Tuesday 16 August at 7pm

Location: Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries


This annual exhibition, featuring the Nada Hunter Portraiture Award celebrates portraiture in all genres. An inspiring array of talent by some of Victoria’s emerging and established artists skillfully capturing the human spirit. The Nada Hunter Prizes are for: 1st prize, $1000. 2nd prize, $200. 3rd prize $150.
Gwendoline Krumins_Winner 2022_Mrs Brown_Oil

Gwendoline Krumins_Winner 2022_Mrs Brown_Oil

VAS Portrait Exhibition 2022

Location: Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries


Opening Night, Tuesday 16 August at 7pm

This annual exhibition, featuring the Nada Hunter Portraiture Award celebrates portraiture in all genres. An inspiring array of talent by some of Victoria’s emerging and established artists skillfully capturing the human spirit. The Nada Hunter Prizes are for: 1st prize, $1000. 2nd prize, $200. 3rd prize $150.

The Judge for this year's Portrait Exhibition was Lewis Miller. Lewis is represented by 'Australian Galleries'. Highly celebrated figurative and still life painter Lewis Miller was born in Melbourne in 1959 and trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, where he also completed his post graduate studies. He exhibits regularly at Australian Galleries in Melbourne and Sydney and at Bruce Heiser Projects in Brisbane.

See past winners here.

See the VAS Portrait Exhibition for 2021 here.


FIRST PRIZE WINNER

Gwendoline Krumins VAS—'Mrs Brown'

SECOND PRIZE WINNER

Peter Roccella—'Peter Hunter'

THIRD PRIZE WINNER

Keming Shen VAS—'Purple Dress'

HIGHLY COMMENDED ARTWORKS

Elly Abrat—'Alison in Uniform'

Joseph Luczynski VAS—'Self-Portrait'

Rodney Edelsten VAS—'Self'

Maria Radun—'Secrets'

Rachel Dettmann Smith VAS—'Portrait of Kitty'

Laurel Sloan—'Lady'

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE VAS PORTRAIT EXHIBITION

Banner Image: 'Mrs Brown', Oil by Gwendoline Krumins, Portraiture Winner 2022


Peter Rocella_Second Prize 2022_Peter Hunter_Oil on Canvas

'Peter Hunter', Oil by Peter Roccella, Second Prize Winner 2022


Keming Shen_Third Prize 2022_Purple Dress_Oil

'Purple Dress', Oil by Keming Shen VAS, Third Prize Winner 2022

Browse Artworks

A portrait of Sam
Elizabeth Moore Golding
50cm (W) x 70cm (H) x 7cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 1,350.00
Alison
Rod Edelsten
60cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Pastel
$ 1,000.00
Artist Modelling
Raymond Wilson
53cm (W) x 63cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oil on linen
$ 680.00
Chiara
Raymond Wilson
53cm (W) x 63cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on linen
$ 680.00
Childhood
Meng Li
70cm (W) x 60cm (H) x 7cm (D)
acrylic
$ 950.00
Cleopatra
Lilly Anoneavic
29.7cm (W) x 42cm (H) x 1cm (D)
Graphite on paper.

Not for sale
Contemplation
Yasaman Dehghan
45cm (W) x 55cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Pencil on paper
$ 500.00
Darkness and Light
Angus Wishart
110cm (W) x 140cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oil on linen

Not for sale
Deborah
Manfred Tursky
20cm (W) x 25cm (H) x 20cm (D)
Terracotta
$ 400.00
Deep in Concentration
Colin Shaw
40cm (W) x 52cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Graphite on paper

Not for sale
Future Home
Rose Rok
77cm (W) x 152cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oil on Canvas
$ 4,500.00
Girl
Meng / Lisa Li
27cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Watercolor
$ 400.00
Girl in Blue
Yue Zhang
30cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Oil
$ 500.00
Goddess Masquerade Ball, Athena
Cristina Rivera Lucioni
90cm (W) x 120cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil on Linen
$ 4,000.00
Growing pains
Angus Wishart
66cm (W) x 96cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 1,250.00
In Praise of Older Men
Elizabeth Moore Golding
40cm (W) x 50cm (H) x 1cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 1,500.00
In Praise of Older Women
Elizabeth Moore Golding
40cm (W) x 50cm (H) x 1cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 1,400.00
Jo Working in the Garden
Lucy Fekete
41cm (W) x 51cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 1,950.00
Joel, The Artist's Husband
Victoria Duggan
41cm (W) x 50cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil
$ 1,350.00
Karla
Colin Shaw
90cm (W) x 75cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Pastel on paper
$ 800.00
Kevin
Peter Roccella
30cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on Canvas
SOLD
Max Thomas: Sportsman, Musician, Scientist, Critic
Vicki McInnes
60cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oils on Belgian linen

Not for sale
Max Thomas: Sportsman, Scientist, Musician
Vicki McInnes
60cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oils on Belgian linen
$ 2,600.00
My Creative Friend
Ursula Tursky
40cm (W) x 51cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil
$ 600.00
Peter Hunter
Peter Roccella
30cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oli on Canvas
$ 300.00
Pierrette
Angus Wishart
36cm (W) x 36cm (H) x 5cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 500.00
Poise and Pride
Hsin Lin
76cm (W) x 61cm (H) x 1.5cm (D)
Artist Acrylic on canvas
$ 6,680.00
Prestate
Mark Payne
33.5cm (W) x 43.7cm (H) x 2.8cm (D)
Oil
$ 900.00
Reflection
Yasaman Dehghan
70cm (W) x 100cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Watercolour on paper
$ 2,500.00
Reflections
Sandra Messner
62.5cm (W) x 92.5cm (H) x 5.5cm (D)
Oils
$ 1,200.00
Rolly
Raymond Wilson
53cm (W) x 63cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on linen
SOLD
Self
Rod Edelsten
60cm (W) x 90cm (H)
oil
$ 2,000.00
Self Portrait—A Pensive Moment
Mark Bagally
46.5cm (W) x 56.5cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 650.00
Self-Portrait
Victoria Duggan
55cm (W) x 75cm (H) x 5cm (D)
$ 1,350.00
Self-Portrait
xingxing lin
45.7cm (W) x 56cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Oil on paper
$ 450.00
Self-Portrait
Joseph Luczynski
59cm (W) x 75cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Acrylic on Snowdon paper
$ 600.00
Self-Portrait with Charcoal
Vicki McInnes
60cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Charcoal on Arches paper

Not for sale
Self-Portrait with Panther
Lilly Antoneavic
34cm (W) x 43cm (H)
Wash and watercolour on paper.

Not for sale
The Artist
Ursula Tursky
40cm (W) x 51cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil
$ 600.00
The Judge
Ursula Tursky
40cm (W) x 51cm (H) x 3cm (D)
Oil
$ 600.00
The Lady is Wise
Carmel O'Connor
35cm (W) x 45cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Oil on canvas
$ 750.00
The Lady Loves Green
Carmel O'Connor
55cm (W) x 45cm (H) x 2cm (D)
Oil on board
$ 750.00
The Silent Prayer
Yasaman Dehghan
58cm (W) x 80cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Watercolour on paper
$ 1,800.00
The Studio Mirror
Vicki McInnes
75cm (W) x 90cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Stretched Belgian linen, in a black timber shadow frame
$ 2,600.00
Tijana
Peter Roccella
30cm (W) x 40cm (H) x 4cm (D)
Oil on Canvas
SOLD
Time Out
Colin Shaw
Sanguine pastel on paper
$ 500.00

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