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Paddington Art Prize


Join us in celebrating the Exhibition of National Finalists, Artist Talks and our Annual Luncheon

2023 Prize Presentation Live Stream

20 years of Paddington Art Prize.

For Finalists, family and patrons across Australia who couldn't make it on the Opening Night of the 2023 Paddington Art Prize Exhibition of National Finalists. Congratulations to all Finalists and Winners. Thank you to the Judges, Sponsors, Supporters and friends over the last 20 years. 

Presented by Founder and Principal Sponsor,

Marlene Antico OAM 

2023 Opening Night Photo Gallery: coming soon

Annual Paddington Art Prize Luncheon 

Celebrate 20 years with us

Marlene Antico OAM (Founder/Principal Sponsor), Chris Antico (Co-Sponsor) & David Wright (Owner/Head Chef) of 


Invite you to join us for a luncheon, to celebrate the Finalists of the 20th Paddington Art Prize & to thank our 2023 Judges.

Saturday 11th November 12pm - 3pm

$150 pp for a 3 course meal incl. wine

2023 Finalist 50% discount: Email booking confirmation to to get reimbursed.

108 Boundary St, Paddington, NSW

RSVP: October 26th, 2023

2023 Artist Talks

Saturday 21st October

3pm - 4pm

Cooee Art Leven Gallery

17 Thurlow Street, Redfern NSW

Goompi Ugerabah

Stuart Watters

Evie Adasal

Julie Nicholson


Honourable Mention

Anthea Polson Gallery Award


Paddington Art Prize holds three annual events in association with the Exhibition of National Finalists. 

Opening Night 

On the first night of the Exhibition of National Finalists we celebrate with a Prize Presentation of the winners,  including refreshments and speeches. 

Artist Talk

In the last days of the Exhibition of National Finalists we hold an Artist Talk that is open to the public 

Annual Luncheon 

On an evening in the weeks after the close of the Exhibition of National Finalists we hold an annual Luncheon to celebrate the winners and judges. Formally at Lucio's of Lucio Galletto OAM, now at Buon Ricordo since 2022. 

Opening Night Speeches 


2022 Annual Luncheon

2021 Private Prize Giving due to COVID-19

2014 Opening Night & Luncheon

2018 Opening Night & Luncheon

2015 Opening Night & Luncheon

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