MELT Portrait Prize

MELT Portrait Prize


20 - 30 May
Wed - Sun: 11:30am - 5:30pm


119 Lamington Drive,
New Farm


Brisbane Powerhouse

Celebrating heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community!

The annual MELT Portrait Prize returns, celebrating heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community, attracting exceptional artworks from across Australia.

The annual Melt Portrait Prize gives visual artists the creative license to celebrate heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community; whether it be a local icon or an internationally acclaimed personality. 
Having developed a reputation for attracting exceptional works of art from across Australia, this highly anticipated portrait prize offers a Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice Prize and Highly Commended. 
The result, a stunning exhibition of shortlisted works exhibited throughout Brisbane Powerhouse, featuring a variety of mediums including painting photography, drawing and digital illustration and sculpture. 
View the exhibition of shortlisted works as well as discovering the icons that make up our LGBTIQ+ community as you browse the exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse.