Tasmania’s premier portrait award is a major commitment from RACT Insurance to young and emerging Tasmanian artists. The objective of the award is to foster the development of emerging Tasmanian artists and provide an opportunity for the public to appreciate their talents.
Entrants are invited to produce a portrait of a living Tasmanian who is important to them. They must also provide an artist statement describing the inspiration and meaning behind the artwork.
As well as an opportunity to exhibit their works in a professional exhibition the award offers the following prizes:
- The Winner receives $10,000
- The Runner-Up receives $2,000
- The Sponsors’ Choice receives $500
- The people’s choice receives $500