Introductions | Portraits from the MRAG Collection

18 March – 4 June

March 18 2023 — June 4 2023

There is a long history of portraits in the Maitland Regional Art Gallery Collection and this exhibition presents some of the Gallery’s most loved portraits alongside recent acquisitions. This exhibition sits as inspiration for the many artists from the Maitland Society of Artists who will be immersing themselves in the Gallery spaces for their annual portrait prize.

Artists from the collection in this exhibition include:

Davida Allen, Stephen Bird, Sally Bourke, Tom Carment, Judy Cassab, Jonathan Dalton, Nicholas Harding, Nora Heysen, Alan Jones, Tom Kearney, Peter Kingston, Richard Larter, Kerrie Lester, Richard Lewer, Norman Lindsay, Julian Martin, Darren McDonald, Claudia Moodoonuthi, Mike Nicholls, Margaret Olley, Brian Roberts, Martin Sharp, Wendy Sharpe, Andrew Sibley, Rosemary Valadon, Jenny Watson, Madeleine Winch, William Yaxley

Curated by Cheryl Farrell and Belle Beasley