Two in for Swan Prize

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Arts -

ARTISTS Lynda Tully and Phillip Evans are two of 40 fi­nal­ists in the pres­ti­gious Black Swan Prize for Por­trai­ture.

They will vie for $50,000 do­nated by The Lester Group and the $7500 Peo­ple’s Choice Award. Win­ners will be an­nounced on Oc­to­ber 1 at an ex­clu­sive awards night.

A record num­ber of en­tries were re­ceived, with 375 artists en­ter­ing WA’s ver­sion of the Archibald Prize.

The event is in its ninth year and is WA’s only por­trait prize. It is highly re­garded by artists na­tion­wide.

For the full list of the 2015 Black Swan Prize for Por­trai­ture fi­nal­ists, visit www.black­swan­prize.com.au.

Phillip Evans’ por­trait of John Evans.

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