International award winning artist Evert Ploeg is available for portrait commissions world-wide. Born in 1963, Evert’s Dutch heritage has played a significant role in his artistic pursuit; today his representational style fused with a fresh and contemporary attitude has seen him secure portrait commissions from clients diverse as Hollywood celebrities to commercial and corporate institutions. His work is represented in The University of Melbourne, the private collection of The ABC, the Australian War Memorial and the permanent collection of The Australian National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
WEBSITE – evertploeg-artist.com
2014 – 2nd Place: Portrait Society of America Memebrs Only Competition – Non Commissioned
2013 – Honourable Merit: For Recognition of Portfolio submission for New York Players Club commission – Portrait Society of America,
2007 – Winner: Peoples’ Choice Award AGNSW Archibald Prize.
2005 – Winner: Exceptional Merit Award Portrait Society of America’s International Competition, Washington DC USA.
2005 – Winner: Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
2005 – Highly Commended: At the inaugural Berkelouw Portrait Prize – Bowral Art Gallery
2004 – Winner: Packers’ Prize, AGNSW Archibald Prize.
2004 – Highly Commended: Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
2003 – Winner: People’s Choice, Portrait Artists Australia inaugural exhibition, Arthouse Hotel Sydney.
2003 – Honourable Mention: Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
2000 – Winner: Holding Redlich â€˜People’s Choice Award, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery.
1999 – Winner: Peoples’ Choice Award AGNSW Archibald Prize, Sydney and Melbourne.
1999 – Winner: 2BL Radio Listener’s Choice Award
1999 – Winner: 2CR ABC Radio Listener’s Choice Award
1998 – ˜People’s Choice Award, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery
2014 – Finalist: Archibald Portrait Prize AGNSW
2014 – Finalist: Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2014 – Finalist: City of Perth Black Swan Portrait Prize, WA
2013 – Finalist – City of Perth Black Swan Portrait Prize, WA
2006 – Finalist: Doug Moran National Portrait Prize – State Library NSW
2000 – Finalist: AGNSW Sporting Portrait Prize of Australia
2000 – Finalist: Doug Moran National Portrait Prize – State Library NSW.
National Portrait Gallery of Australia – 2 works
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CERA-Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
University of Melbourne
Australian War Memorial
St John Ambulance- Canberra -2 works
Camberwell Grammar School –Victoria
Lauriston Girls School – Victoria
Melbourne Cricket Club MCC
Private Collections Aust, UK, Netherlands, Italy, USA and Sweden