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Portia Geach Memorial Award

Awarded by Trust Company


To award the best portraits painted from life of a man or woman distinguished in art, letters or the sciences, by a female artist.

The winning portrait and selected works are exhibited for 1 month at the S H Ervin Gallery in Sydney, Australia.


Entrants must be female Australian residents who are either Australian or British-born or naturalized. Works must be executed entirely in the previous year.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

Australian $30,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form and submit this with an entry fee and the work.

Closing date

Please refer to the website


The estate of the late Miss Florence Kate Geach

Study Level

  • Unrestricted

Trust Company

The Trust Company is manger at a number high profile awards and scholarships made possible through Charitable bequests/trusts. These include the Miles Franklin Literary Award, Kathleen Mitchell Award (literary), Portia Geach Memorial Award (for female artists), the Sir Robert William Askin Operatic Travelling Scholarship (for male singers), the Lady Mollie Isabelle Askin Ballet Travelling Scholarship, and the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Trust Company by using the links below.


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