Montsalvat is proud to present the Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize 2019 sponsored by prominent Australian artist, Rick Amor.
Opened on Thursday 14th of November by Australian lawyer, author, human rights and refugee advocate Julian Burnside QC AO, the prize of $20,000 (non-acquisitive) was awarded by judge Prudence Flint to Michelle Zuccolo’s self-portrait titled Augury.
Special mentions were also given to Daniel Vukovljak, Liz Gridley, Tom Parsons and Byron Copland.
This year a record number of over 250 works were submitted from across Australia and overseas. From these entries, the following 35 finalists were selected.
Yet to be awarded is the People’s Choice Award of $1000 sponsored by Montsalvat, which will be presented at the closing of the exhibition. Voting is open to all attendees throughout the duration of the exhibition.