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 …

64th Blake Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the 'Paintings from Coogee' exhibition at Olsen Irwin Sydney. Finalist in the 2016 Blake Prize

64th Blake Prize 13 February – 24 April 2016 Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CAPC) and the Blake Society have announced the finalists for the 64th Blake Prize, Australia’s longest standing and most prestigious prize which encourages conversation about spirituality and religion through art. The Blake …

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 …