2016 Doug Moran Portrait Prize winner Megan Seres is an emerging artist, living and working in Regional NSW. She attained a BFA (1st Class Honours) in 2004 from the National Art School, Sydney. Seres' portrait of her daughter Scarlett took out the $150,000 award.
Seres, who is a single mother, winning artwork features the artists daughter Scarlett Hill posed as 11-year-old convict Mary Wade,
'Many of my works to date have had a Gothic sensibility and are drawn from 18th and 19th century themes and images found in art, poetry, texts and films. The 17th century is also engaging for its extravagance and superb craftsmanship of all things beautiful.'
You can view Megan Seres website here