Danelle Bergstrom wins Portia Geach People's Choice - Art Collector

Danelle Bergstrom, Independent Spirit. Courtesy: the artist and the National Trust SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

8 November 2010 | Danelle Bergstrom has won the people’s choice award in the Portia Geach Memorial Awards for her work Independent Spirit, a portrait of artist Ann Thomson.

Chosen from a field of 47 finalists, Bergstrom receives $5,000 in prize money.

This is the fourth time Bergstrom has won the people’s choice award at the Portia Geach Memorial Award, with previous wins for portraits of Nancy Borlase (2006), Inspector Michael Hobbs (2005) and composer Peter Sculthorpe (2009).


Aarna Hanley


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