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Tom Alberts & Shane Jones: Semi-Finalists in Doug Moran Prize

— Wednesday 17th October 2018

5. Tom Alberts St Kilda Beach and Studio 2017 oil on Belgian linen 91.5 x 132cm
Congratulations to Tom Alberts & Shane Jones, semi-finalists in this year's Doug Moran Portrait Prize

Self Portrait in a Coloured Sweater 004. Tom Alberts St Kilda Beach and Studio 2017 oil on Belgian linen 91.5 x 132cm

Shane Jones, Self Portrait in a Coloured Sweater        Tom Alberts, St Kilda Beach and Studio


The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize is one of the most significant art prizes in Australia, with an annual award of $150,000 for excellence in portraiture.  It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning piece becoming the property of the Moran Arts Foundation Collection. 

Each year the 30 Finalists are exhibited at Juniper Hall, Paddington.

From the semi-finalists, 30 Finalists will be announced on Wednesday 17th October, and the Winners announced on Thursday November 1st.

The judges this year are Dr Ron Radford, Ms Louise Hearman & Mrs Greta Moran.

For more information, visit their website: www.moranprizes.com.au

The Design Files singled out Tom Albert's self-portrait "St Kilda Beach and Studio" as one of their favourites.  Read further on their website: thedesignfiles.net


Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.