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MELT Portrait Prize

Dates

Thu 20 May - Sun 13 Jun, 2021


Venue

Turbine Foyer


Times

Wed–Sun 11:30am–5:30pm


Ages + Warnings

Suitable for ages 15+
Contains adults themes. May contain nudity.


Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

Part of

MELT: FESTIVAL OF QUEER ARTS & CULTURE


The annual MELT Portrait Prize returns, celebrating heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community, attracting exceptional artworks from across Australia.

The annual Melt Portrait Prize gives visual artists the creative license to celebrate heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community; whether it be a local icon or an internationally acclaimed personality. 
 
Having developed a reputation for attracting exceptional works of art from across Australia, this highly anticipated portrait prize offers a Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice Prize and Highly Commended. 
 
The result, a stunning exhibition of shortlisted works exhibited throughout Brisbane Powerhouse, featuring a variety of mediums including painting photography, drawing and digital illustration and sculpture. 
 
View the exhibition of shortlisted works as well as discovering the icons that make up our LGBTIQ+ community as you browse the exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse.  

MELT Portrait Prize Exhibition will run from 20 May–13 June.

Image: MELT Portrait Prize 2019 People’s Choice Winner: Tim Wang: Becalmed.
(This image has been cropped for the purpose of the website).

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