Black Swan Art Exhibition

The Black Swan Prize for Portraiture has become a major national art event: the third richest portrait prize in Australia with a 1st prize of $50,000; a $10,000 Artist's Prize; a $7,500 People's Choice Prize; and over $4,000 awarded to young artists.

The 2017 program includes an exhibitions at the Art Gallery of WA; the Salon des Refusés and Youth Award Finalists’ Exhibitions at Brookfield Place; an Artists' Conference; St John of God Hospitals Touring Exhibition; Youth, Community & Hospital Outdoor Art Exhibition at the Perth Cultural Centre.

The Youth Award Finalists’ Exhibitions will be on display in the Brookfield Place Tower 1 lobby and The Salon des Refusés in the Tower 2 lobby from Monday, 30 October until Friday, 24 November during our normal opening hours.

Guided tours; outdoor art pop-up events with the WA Portrait Artists; floor talks and live demonstrations for the public with the 2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture Adult Finalists; and digital exhibitions will be showcased around the city. For more information on their free and ticketed events, visit: