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lester prize finalists

Lester Prize 2021 Exhibition

The Lester Prize is one of the country’s most recognised and prestigious portrait prizes–an award that places artists and the community front-and-centre. 
This year's forty finalists were chosen from more than 750 entries received from artists across Australia. 22 of the 40 finalists are emerging artists, seven former finalists including 2 previous winners have made it the final list. 12 finalists are from Western Australia.
The prize pool available to professional, emerging and young artists is now worth over $100,000, including the main prize of $50,000. 
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    Event Showings

    16 Oct - 29 Nov, 10am-5pm Wed-Mon (closed Tue).

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    Free event

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    Old Police Courts, Centenary Galleries (Temporary Entrance Beaufort St)

    Perth WA 6156

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    Wheelchair access