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Entry form for Adam Portraiture Award for Painted Portraits

Entries for the Adam Portraiture Award 2020 have now closed.

All Entrants Will Receive Notification By 27 January 2020 After Finalist Selection Has Been Completed.


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 Linda Tyler, 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.


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