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.

Works from the National Portrait Gallery Collection 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 …

National Portrait Gallery acquires 'Adam'

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones of AFL and Sydney Swans legend Adam Goodes. 'Adam' was a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize.

National Portrait Gallery acquires ‘Adam’ Australia’s National Portrait Gallery has acquired Alan Jones’ 2014 portrait of Adam Goodes. The painting titled ‘Adam’ depicts a double portrait of the Australian sporting champion. “I chose to paint a dual portrait to convey the many facets of Adam’s life. I wanted to capture his warm, gentle nature quite separately to the footballer fans …

'2014 Archibald Prize' published by the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Alan Jones a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize. Title: 2014 Archibald Prize Publisher: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Art Gallery Road The Domain Sydney 2000 Australia, artgallery.nsw.gov.au First published: 2014 ISBN: 9781741741070 Contributors: Jo Litson Design: Analiese Cairis Editing: Faith Chisholm Photography: Felicity Jenkins, Diana Panuccio, Mim Stirling Pages: 74 To accompany the exhibition: 2014 Archibald Prize Exhibition dates: 19 July – 28 September 2014 About the publisher: The Art Gallery of New South Wales is a statutory body of the NSW State Government Cover: Juan Ford, ‘Channelling WC Piguenit, startled by a spectacular sunset viewed through a canopy’ (detail)

Alan Jones By Jo Litson In 2014, Adam Goodes broke the record for most AFL games played by an Indigenous footballer. This honour was added to a long list of accolades as a dual Brownlow Medallist, dual premiership winner, four-time All-Australian, member of the Indigenous Team of the Century, and Australian representative in the International Rules Series. In 2014, he …

Archibald Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones of AFL and Sydney Swans legend Adam Goodes. 'Adam' was a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize.

2014 Selected finalist Portrait of the 2014 Australian of the Year and AFL footballer Adam Goodes has been selected for this years’ Archibald Prize. 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 Prize …