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.

Awesome Achievers: Stories from Australians of the Year

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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 …

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'

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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 see each week. Adam is …