Percival Photographic Portrait Prize

Exhibition Dates: 4 May to 15 July 2018

In 2018 the Percival Photographic Portrait Prize returns for the third time since its inaugural display at Pinnacles Gallery in 2014. This prize was started to coincide with the highly popular Percival Portrait Painting Prize at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and ensure a city-wide celebration of portraiture.

The exhibition offers a major $10,000 acquisitive prize. The exhibition’s second installment in 2016 saw the exhibitions’ continued popularity attract 112 entries from around the country, of which 61 were selected and displayed in an outstanding display of finalists.

The entry form can be downloaded as an interactive PDF and then emailed to Pinnacles Gallery, completed online, or collected from Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville.

Key Dates

  • Applications Close: Monday 12 February 2018
  • Artists Advised of Selection: Friday 2 March 2018
  • Drop off Date: Monday 30 April 2018
  • Official Opening: Friday 4 May 2018
  • Exhibition Dates: 4 May - 15 July 2018
  • Collection of Artworks: Tuesday 17 July 2018

Award Categories

Percival Photographic Portrait Prize: $10,000 (acquisitive)

People’s Choice Award $1,000

Brett CANET-GIBSON The Life of Riley 2014Image: Brett Canet-Gibson The Life of Riley 2014, 90 x 60 cm, Digital photographic print. 2016 DUO Magazine Photographic Portrait Prize winner.

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