Off the back of winning last year’s Portia Geach Memorial Award, Zoe Young is a 2019 finalist with her work The Collectors (Suz & Paul Isherwood).
The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists. Established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive prize is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female artist resident in Australia during the twelve months preceding the close date for entries.’
The 2019 exhibition will run from August 2 to September 15, 2019 at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney.