The Warrnibald Prize 2023

24 Jun 2023 - 3 Sep 2023
The Warrnibald Prize
The Warrnibald Prize

The Warrnibald Prize 2023 is a non-acquisitive open-entry portrait exhibition and art prize run jointly between the Warrnambool Art Gallery and WDEA Works. Now in its 7th year at the Warrnambool Art Gallery, The Warrnibald Prize celebrates our diverse South West Victorian community. Subjects are local, national or international people who have made contributions in the areas of local culture, charity, business, science, health, education, sport or politics.

The Warrnibald Prize was established as a way of recognising both the skills of our many local artists and provide a platform to recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to the fabric of South West Victorian communities. The exhibition and art prize continue to foster community spirit and celebrate those who contribute to our rich and diverse community.

If you are a South West Victorian and wish to enter The Warrnibald Prize, submit your portrait entry according to the Terms and Conditions along with the Entry Form to the Warrnambool Art Gallery during one of the set delivery dates and times. Entry fees must be paid in full at the time of delivery.

Voting for the Archibool People's Choice will be open in the Gallery from Saturday 24 June to Saturday 15 July. Winners will be announced online on Sunday 16 July at 2pm.

Warrnibald Prize Winners

First Prize
Liam Barling
Portrait of Grace Kenny, 2023

Second Prize
Shari Nye
Portrait of Annette Curtis, 2023

Archibool People’s Choice

First Prize 
Jimmi Buscombe
Fiona Clarke, Sister of the Stars, 2023.
Portrait of Fiona Margaret Clarke

Second Prize
Neil James Griffin
Jimmi, 2023
Portrait of Jimmi Buscombe

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