Having begun in 2007, The Percivals is an open competition for artists. While showcasing the outstanding and innovative work currently being produced by Australian artists, the competitions have also given many emerging artists an opportunity to engage with portraiture and share their expressions of themselves and those close to them.
Friday 1 October 2021
5pm, Friday 4 February 2022
22 April – 3 July 2022
Percival Portrait Painting Prize
The biennial Percival Portrait Painting Prize is North Queensland’s own portrait competition.
Having begun in 2007, the Percival Portrait Painting Prize is an open competition for artists to engage with portraiture and showcase their outstanding and innovative work.
The exhibition offers a major $40,000 acquisitive prize.
Percival Photographic Portrait Prize
The Percival Photographic Portrait Prize returns for the fifth instalment since it first debuted in 2014.
The Percival Photographic Portrait Prize was started to coincide with the highly popular Percival Portrait Painting Price and to ensure a citywide celebration of portraiture
The exhibition which has been growing with every edition, offers a major $10,000 acquisitive prize.
Percival Animal Portrait Prize
The Percival Animal Portrait Prize is coordinated and awarded by Townsville City Galleries, coinciding with the Percival Painting Portrait Prize and the Percival Photographic Portrait Prize.
The exhibition offers a major $1,000 prize.