Moimoi portrait a finalist In Australia's Archibald Prize | Pacific Beat

Moimoi portrait a finalist In Australia's Archibald Prize

Moimoi portrait a finalist In Australia's Archibald Prize

Updated 18 July 2014, 9:31 AEST

The winner of Australia's premier portrait prize, the Archibald, will be announced later today.

One of the finalist subjects is Tongan-born rugby league star Fuifui Moimoi from the Paramatta Eels.

With nicknames like Steam Train, Wrecking Ball and the Tongan Torpedo, judges were surprised to see Moimoi's softer side as captured by Australian painter and first-time Archibald finalist Nicolee Payne.

Presenter: Natalie Tencic

Speaker: Nicolee Payne, artist & Archibald Prize finalist

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