Archibald Prize finalist

Painting by Australian Artist Alan Jones of Pat Corrigan finalist in the 2016 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

A portrait of businessman and arts philanthropist Pat Corrigan has been selected for the 2016 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921 and is one of Australia’s most prestigious art awards. Awarded to the best portrait painting, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture. The Archibald …

Awesome Achievers: Stories from Australians of the Year

Portrait of AFL sporting legend Adam Goodes painted by Alan Jones in 2014. Titled 'Adam' the portrait was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra in 2016.

Celebrate and be inspired by talent, passion and achievement – and triumph over adversity. Developed as a touring exhibition to regional Australia, Awesome Achievers includes major portraits drawn from the National Portrait Gallery collection, supplemented by works from private and institutional sources. This exhibition presents a representative selection of Australian of the Year recipients from diverse fields of endeavour: 29 …