The Lester Prize

Lester Prize 2022 Call for Entries

Call for Entries Now Open | $100,000+ Prize Pool!

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jun 17, 2022




Visual Arts

The Lester Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes which puts both artists and the community front-and-centre. We’re on the hunt once again for the country’s most talented portrait painters. Help us celebrate the art of portraiture – submit your work for the chance to win a share in over $100,000 worth of cash and prizes. Main Award entries close 17 June 2022.

Visit to enter online and view our Terms & Conditions.

Image Credits: Artist: Desiree Crossing & Photographer: Andrea Lim