List of Archibald Prize winners

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H. Desbrowe Annear by W B McInnes was the first (1921) Archibald Prize winner

This is a list of winners of the annual Archibald Prize for portraiture first instituted in 1921. As many of the images are copyrighted, an external link to an image has been listed where available.

List of winners[edit]

W B McInnes's Portrait of Miss Collins won the 1924 Archibald Prize

Year – Artist – Title

Winners of the Packing Room Prize[edit]

Further information: Packing Room Prize

Winners of the People's Choice Award[edit]

Further information: People's Choice Award

Notable finalists[edit]

Besides the winners, there have been many Archibald finalists of Australian celebrities, including musicians, athletes, politicians, film-makers and artists. Some selected ones: (listed ArtistSubject)

1946
  • Rolf Harris – Portrait of a School Boy (self portrait)
1979

1980s[edit]

1980
1981
1982
  • Dupain, Rex – Max's Muse (Max Dupain)
  • La Gerche, Geoff – Patrick White
  • Markstein, Ted – The Great White Hope in the Land of the Blind (Patrick White) 15' x 5' oil on canvas. Lost by the University of NSW about 11 years ago.
1983
1984
1985
1986
  • Berns, Naomi – David Williamson (playwright)
  • Cress, Fred – David Armstrong
1987
1988
1989

1990s[edit]

1990
1991/1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

2000s[edit]

2000

As well as the usual Archibald with its set criteria, there was a Sporting Archibald which had a focus on sport due to the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009

2010s[edit]

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016

References[edit]

External links[edit]