In its 26th year, the biennial Manning Art Prize focusses on the concept of Naked & Nude. The original idea for Naked & Nude was suggested by art critic, John McDonald who is again judging the award.
The major acquisitive prize is $16,000 with prize-money totalling $20,000. Naked & Nude will run from 2 September - 15 October, 2017.
The artwork shown is Gria Shead's finalist entry, MALGRE, 2016, Oil on polyester canvas, 122x92cm