Entries: 832 (47 selected)
Exhibition dates: 18 July to 27 September 2015
Only selected finalists were exhibited; each artist could submit only one work
The main prize money rose from $75,000 to $100,000.
The People’s Choice and Packing Room Prize both went to Bruno Jean Grasswill for his portrait of actor Michael Caton. Artists Paul Newton (2001) and Jenny Morris (2002) had previously taken out this double.
Winner: People's Choice 2015 Winner: Packing Room Prize 2015
Bruno Jean Grasswill Michael Caton