Previous winners form a roll call of Australian art luminaries; Grace Cossington Smith, Nancy Borlase, Lloyd Rees, Guy Warren, Elwyn Lynn, Margo Lewers, Peter Laverty, Jenny Sages, Noel McKenna, Fan Dongwang, Elisabeth Cummings, Tim Johnson, Adam Cullen, Jasper Knight, Guan Wei and Michael Zavros. Margaret Olley was the inaugural winner in 1947. Austinmer-based artist Paul Kelleher was awarded the Mosman Art Prize in 2019.
The 2020 Mosman Art Prize will be judged by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Executive Director of Artspace, Sydney and the curator of the Australian Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. Past adjudicators include notable Australian art figures such as Margaret Preston, John Olsen, Tim Storrier, Jenny Sages, Edmund Capon, Margaret Olley and John McDonald.