As principal sponsors of the Archibald Prize, ANZ has commissioned a series of street portraits celebrating some of Sydney’s most inspiring community leaders.

https://www.yourworld.anz.com/global-cultures/inspiring-locals-project


Father Dave Smith
(Founder, Boxing for Disadvantaged Youth)

ARTIST: LUKE CORNISH aka E.L.K

He’s been fighting the good fight for over two decades – using boxing and martial arts to steer youth away from a life of drugs and crime. In a continued effort to celebrate the people and the communities of New South Wales, ANZ has commissioned Archibald Finalist Luke Cornish aka E.L.K. to pay tribute to ‘Fighting’ Father Dave Smith with a mural in Sydney’s CBD


Jenny Munro
(Aboriginal Housing Rights Activist)

ARTIST: adnate

A true leader for her people, Jenny Munro has achieved significant breakthroughs in her fight for aboriginal rights. In a continued effort to celebrate the inspirational people and the communities of New South Wales, ANZ bank has commissioned artist Adnate to paint a ten storey tall mural of Jenny Munro, a stone’s throw from the Redfern Tent Embassy she started.


Nathan Hindmarsh
(League Legend / Community Worker)

ARTIST: STORMIE MILLS

How do you pay tribute to someone who has contributed so much on the rugby field and is still doing so much more for the community off the field? In a continued effort to celebrate the people and the communities of New South Wales, ANZ has commissioned artist Stormie Mills to capture Nathan’s indomitable spirit on a mural in the heart of Parramatta.


Katherine Hudson
(LGBTI Activist)

ARTIST: KAFF-EINE

She co-founded Wear It Purple with a friend while still in school – a movement that has grown from strength to strength. In a continued effort to celebrate the inspirational people and the communities of New South Wales, ANZ has commissioned street artist Kaff-eine to help give Katherine and Wear It Purple an even bigger voice with a mural at Sydney’s Bondi Junction.


Dr Nicholas Milton (AM) 
(World renowned conductor. Mentor for his community.)

ARTIST: LUKE CORNISH AKA ELK

He is a Grammy-nominated musician and conductor. In demand at orchestras around the world. But the one that is closest to his heart, is right where her grew up- the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra. In a continued effort to celebrate the people and the communities of New South Wales, ANZ has commissioned Archibald Finalist Luke Cornish aka ELK to portray Dr. Nicholas Milton.

Photograph: Denise Kwong

Photograph: Denise Kwong