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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2023

Promoting the best contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers, the annual National Photographic Portrait Prize 2023 is now welcoming entries. The winner will take home a $30,000 cash prize from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as $20,000 worth of photographic equipment courtesy of Imaging Partner, Canon Australia. All finalists’ works will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery.
Entries close 31 January; learn more and enter.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_