04 Nov Sophia Hewson | Finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Award
Sophia Hewson has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 Portia Geach Memorial Award for her work, ‘Everything Locked Up is Released’.
The Portia Geach Memorial Award was established by the will of the late Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive award of $30,000 is awarded by the Trustee for the entry which is of the highest artistic merit, ‘…for the best portrait painted from life of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences by any female artist resident in Australia during the twelve months preceding the close date for entries.
The exhibition of finalists’ works will be shown from 4 November – 18 December at the National Trust S. H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney.