Entry form for Adam Portraiture Award for Painted Portraits

Entries for the Adam Portraiture Award 2020 are now open.

The Adam Portraiture Award is a biennial competition for painted portraits at The New Zealand Portrait Gallery, generously sponsored by the Adam Foundation. 

First Prize: $20,000
Runner up: $2,500
People’s Choice: $2,500

This year there are two judges Karen Quinlan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia and Lynda Tylor, the convenor of Museums and Cultural Heritage at the University of Auckland.

The winner of the 2020 Adam Portraiture Award will be announced 26 February 2020.
2020 Adam Award exhibition opens 27 February 2020.

Before submitting an entry form, please ensure you have read the Conditions of Entry and the Frequently Asked Questions

Entries close Friday 6 December 2019, at 4pm


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This image will be used for the initial finalist selection by the judges. Please ensure it is of sufficient resolution.

Entry fee of $50 is payable by direct credit Acc. No. 02-1269-0031621-00 (please include in the particulars the word ‘Adam’ and your name).

Your entry will not be processed until payment is cleared. We will contact you should we be unable to trace a payment corresponding to your entry.

This entry fee is to cover administrative costs and is nonrefundable.