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'

Alan Jones Studio Collections

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 …