Tony Costa

Born in Sydney in 1955, Costa completed postgraduate studies at the City Art Institute Sydney. In 1988, he was selected to participate in the Triangle Artists’ Workshop in New York. He was an Art Gallery of NSW Archibald finalist in 2017 & 2015 and has also been a finalist in the Art Gallery of NSW Wynne Prize, Sulman Prize &  Dobell Prize for Drawing as well as a finalist in Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Fleurieu Biennale and the Kilgour Portrait Prize at Newcastle Art Gallery. He was the winner of the 2014 Paddington Art Prize for Landscape painting.