The Lester Prize | 2020 Entry Form - Adult

This form is the official online "Entry Form" for The Lester Prize for Portraiture.
Unless the portrait is a self-portrait of the Artist, a signed "Subject Consent Form" must be submitted with this "Entry Form".
Please ensure:
- You have already downloaded the "Subject Consent Form" from and had it signed by your subject.
- Your "Subject Consent Form" is attached to this "Entry Form" before you press the SUBMIT/PAYMENT PAGE button.


By submitting this "Entry Form", the Artist agrees to The Lester Prize Terms & Conditions available from the website:
I confirm that I have read and agree to all of the Terms & Conditions: *


Please complete all relevant fields.  Fields marked with * are mandatory.  

Is your submitted work a result of an artistic collaboration?: *
If yes, I confirm that all named co-creators agree to the submission of the portrait into The Lester Prize 2020:
I am an Australian Resident (as defined in The Lester Prize Terms & Conditions) *
Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin? *

The following fields are not compulsory. They may only be used by The Lester Prize and Partners if the Artist is chosen as a Finalist and as a way to help cross-promote the artist and their work. If the Artist does not wish this to occur, or does not have a website page or social media accounts listed below, please leave the fields blank.  


How did you hear about us? *


All fields must be completed.
In 2020, artists can enter an UNLIMITED number of portraits but must complete separate "Entry Forms" and pay a separate entry fee for each entry.
Is your work a self-portrait?: *
Is your subject of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin? *
I confirm that the owner consents to the submission of the portrait into The Lester Prize 2020 and, if the artist is selected as a finalist, will make the portrait available for exhibition in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
I confirm that it is my responsibility to arrange insurance for my Portrait if I am selected as a finalist: *
In accordance with the Terms & Conditions, you may elect to offer work selected for exhibition for sale. Are you interested in this opportunity? *


The following information will be used on artwork labels alongside portraits on display or exhibited, in any exhibition book or brochure, promotional material, electronic, digital and print media, and for educational purposes.
Please ensure that all details including spelling and grammar are correct.
We recommend that you copy and paste these details from a word document in case an error occurs and you need to re-submit the form.
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All images of the completed portrait must be high quality. The images will be used for pre-selection purposes, display and exhibition purposes, in any exhibition book or brochure, promotional material, electronic, digital and print media, and for educational purposes. You can attach up to two (2) images of your portrait - one complete artwork and one close up.
All portraits must be labelled in the following format:  Surname_Firstname_1 (image 1 or 2 detail)
Acceptable formats: JPG, TIF or PNG format (we suggest 300 dots per inch (DPI) – 15cm on its longest side)
File size: must not exceed 5MB


In 2020, all entries (that are not a self-portrait) must be accompanied by:
- a Subject Consent Form signed by each Subject; and
- an approved photograph of each Subject (if not painted "from life").

Each Portrait Subject must have viewed the photograph and agreed to be painted by the Artist by completing the Subject Consent Form available from our website (   

I confirm a signed copy of my Subject Consent Form has been uploaded via this online entry form (as above): *


Entry into this competition is $45 (incl. GST).
Payment can be made online (via credit card or PayPal) or by Electronic Funds Transfer to:
Account name: The Lester Inc
Bank: ANZ
BSB: 016460
Account number: 488333131
Your ref: Last name_First name initial_ADULT
Please ensure you email your online payment receipt to before the Closing Date to ensure your payment is matched to your entry.
Contact The Lester Prize if you cannot make payment by one of these methods. The Lester Prize reserves the right to accept payment of the Entry Fee by alternative means.
After you click the SUBMIT/PAYMENT PAGE" button at the bottom of this form you will be taken to the secure payment portal. 
Choose your payment method below: *


Thank you for taking the time to complete the first stage of your entry.
• STEP 1: Complete this "Entry Form"
• STEP 2: If not a self-portrait, upload signed "Subject Consent Form"
• STEP 3: Upload "Portrait Images"
• STEP 4: Pay the Entry Fee
• STEP 5: Email your online banking receipt confirming payment of Entry Fee to:

Who is submitting this "Entry Form"? *

You will receive a confirmation email after pressing the SUBMIT/PAYMENT PAGE button below.
If you do not receive this email, please contact us:
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CLOSING DATE: 5pm (AWST) on Friday 10 July 2020
Please submit this "Entry Form" online. Entries after this time will not be accepted.
Document Version Control: TLP 2020 Adult Entry Form | Yvette Canet-Gibson | 31/03/20