Lismore Regional Gallery | 2018 Archibald Prize Gala Opening
A gala launch and exclusive viewing of The 2018 Archibald Prize is being at held at Lismore Regional Gallery on Wednesday 17 April.
In addition to drinks, light refreshments, and music supplied by The Northern Rivers Conservatorium, special guest Yvette Coppersmith, winner of the 2018 Archibald Prize, will be joined in conversation with Brett Adlington, Gallery Director of the Lismore Regional Gallery.
The Archibald Prize is Australia’s premier portraiture prize. Established in 1921, each year the Prize awards the best painting of a notable Australians across fields including politics, science, art and beyond. Winning artists receive a $100,000 cash prize.
Image: Winner Archibald Prize 2018 Yvette Coppersmith ‘Self-portrait, after George Lambert‘ oil and acrylic on linen 132 x 112 cm © the artist Photo: AGNSW, Jenni Carter