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Apply for a Possum Portrait

To apply for your free Possum Portrait, please fill out the form below. We will get in touch with you to confirm all the details before getting to work.


You are eligible to receive a free Possum Portrait if:

  • you are resident in Australia (you do not have to be a citizen)

  • your baby passed away before, during or after birth but within the neonatal period (28 days post partum)

Waitlist Application

What is your relationship to the baby?

Applications are currently closed while we hire and train new artists to stem the increasing volume of portrait  applications we are receiving.
Check back here or on Instagram to see when the next round opens!


What is included with a
Possum Portrait?

A​ Possum Portrait comes mounted in a museum-grade mat board ready to be framed. Its dimension is 30cm x 42cm, which is standard A3 size.

In addition to the physical drawing, parents receive a digital, high-resolution scan of their portrait. This may be used for a variety of purposes, such as having memoriam cards made. You can also have the image printed onto a backing (eg. canvas) for bereaved relatives.

The physical portrait is sent in the mail. It is therefore crucial that you give us your full and correct postal address.

Timeframes for the completion of a portrait vary widely. The time needed to complete a portrait will depend on

  • how much consultation you require with regard to the design of your portrait and how quickly you respond to our ideas and suggestions

  • the volume of concurrent applications

  • the complexity of your portrait

Have a question?

If you have any queries at all about the application process, please get in touch.

We will happily answer all your questions.

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