Inspired by the Bluethumb Finalists in the 2019 Portia Geach Memorial Award we have taken the opportunity to focus on our female artists that have explored portraiture in their practice.
Portraits by Women
About this Curation
About the Curator
Sarah Newton is an artist and curator based in Melbourne. Born in Perth, she completed a Bachelor of Arts from Edith Cowan University. In her undergraduate studies, Sarah focused on and developed her practice as a painter and printmaker.
In 2017 she moved to Victoria to complete her Masters' studies in Arts Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, she graduated with distinction in 2019. Sarah is an active member of the arts community in Melbourne, frequently visiting exhibitions and was a guest judge for Mission to Seafarers annual Art Prize in 2018.