Entries by wmedia

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2012 Archibald Prize Finalist

Rose Wilson’s subject, Dan Flynn, manages –with his brother John – Flynn Silver, the family firm founded by their father Dan over 60 years ago. Now one of the world’s most respected design houses and a member of both Goldsmiths’ Hall in London and the Australian Gold and Silversmiths Guild, Flynn Silver can be found […]


Bush Rose

From the Northern Territory to central Victoria, and from smeared portraiture to lush landscapes, Rose Wilson captures the bush. It’s the tall, slim gums in central Victoria that inspire landscape and portrait artist, Rose Wilson. The stately trees gently sway in the spring breeze, whispering the secrets of 150 years of settlement: abandoned gold mines, […]

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Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Rose Wilson a Finalist! Rose Wilson was amongst 30 finalists chosen for the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. With over 700 entries only 35 are chosen with the winning portrait receiving $150,000 Dollars. The Moran Portrait Prize is known not only for the richest portrait prize in Australia but the world. The aim of the competition is to encourage and promote contemporary […]

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Salon des refusés 2010

Ian McDonald was a perfect candidate for a striking portrait for the Archibald. This charismatic music composer had the untamed  hair of Beethoven and piercing eyes of Mozart, yet also a humorous side, which I portray ever so slightly with a curl in the corner of the mouth. Since it was my first entry to […]