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Lismore Regional Gallery recently announced the finalists of the 2020 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize. Drawn from over 220 entries, the 68 finalists illustrate the diverse ways in which the human form can be captured. The award is open to all media, meaning that painting, drawing, video, photography and ceramic works will all be on display when the show opens to the public on November 7th.

The winner of the $10,000 award will be announced, online, on Friday 6th November by judge Abdul Abdullah. Abdullah is currently a finalist in the 2020 Archibald Prize.

Included in the incredible lineup of 68 finalists are artists Renè Bolten, Jacob Boylan, Peter Derrett OAM, Hilary Herrmann and Caitlin Reilly.

The Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize exhibition is open at Lismore Regional Gallery from 7 November 2020 – 31 January 2021 .

Images | Amy by Jacob Boylan and Hilary Herrman by Caitlyn Reilly.

Byron Shire

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