Next Gen Portrait Prize

3 December 2022 – 2 February 2023Next Gen Prize Website Event Listing_Blue.jpg

Held in conjunction with the Inaugural MAP Portrait Prize 2022, the Next Gen Portrait Prize featured 2D portraits by students from the Mid-Western Region local government area. This satellite exhibition was held in the upstairs gallery spaces at Mudgee Arts Precinct.

The exhibition showcaseed the extraordinary young talent from our region with students submitting portraits of people in their lives to whom they have a personal connection. 

2022 Winners


Sponsored by The Property Shop, prizes categories were as follows:

Preschool – Year 2 Prize: $250
Year 3 – Year 6 Prize: $250
Year 7 – Year 12 Prize: $250
People's Choice Prize: $250

Mudgee Arts House Courageous Award: $500

Mudgee Arts House kindly donated $500 towards a ‘Courageous’ award in the Next Gen Portrait Prize.  This award was for an artist showing exceptional commitment to pushing the boundaries via a strong conceptual component and exceptional courage in their art practice. 



Contact the cultural team at Mudgee Arts Precinct for more information.
Tel: 02 6378 2850


Thank you to our sponsors who generously contributed to the prize pool, helping to foster the next generation of artists in our region.