Previous Years

The NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize is an annual art prize. Each year Australian art experts are selected by the Parliament of NSW to judge all entries.

Find out more about the previous years of the art prize, including the winners, highly commended and the finalists exhibited at NSW Parliament:

Click here to read about 2017
Winne: Rachel Ellis, Bentinck St, Bathurst

Click here to read about 2016
Winner: Robert Malherbe, Lithgow Wetlands

Click here to read about 2015
Winner: Evan Salmon, Views of Port Kembla

Click here to read about 2014
Winner: Tom Carment, Afternoon Shadow, William Street

Click here to read about 2013
Winner: Guy Maestri, Hill End (Scibbo’s lane)

Click here to read about 2012
Winner: John Bokor, Quiet Street, Bulli

Click here to read about 2011
Winner: Noel McKenna, My Backyard

Click here to read about 2010
Winner: Isabel Gomez, Newcastle Ports

Click here to read about 2009
Winner: Rodney Pople, St Mary’s Cathedral at 4am

Click here to read about 2008
Winner: Euan Macleod, Murwillumbah X 5

2017 winner
Rachel Ellis
‘Bentinck St, Bathurst’
Oil on board, 30 x 40 cm