How much does the winning artist get in the Archibald Prize?

How much does the winning artist get in the Archibald Prize?

The Archibald Prize awards $100,000 prize money to the winning artist.

What are the five rules of the Archibald Prize?

Instructions and conditions

  • Must be a painting.
  • Must be a portrait painted from life, with the subject known to the artist, aware of the artist’s intention and having at least one live sitting with the artist.
  • Must NOT exceed the size limit of 90,000 square cm (eg 3 × 3 m, 1.5 × 6 m).

How is the Archibald Prize judged?

The 11 members of the Board of Trustees at the Art Gallery of NSW are the judging panel for the Archibald Prize. The process of eliminating works and choosing the finalists occurs over a number of viewings. The panel sit in a line and the paintings are brought into the room for viewing.

Who won the Archibald Prize twice?

Nora Heysen was the first woman to win, at age 27 in 1938; she remains the youngest winner. Judy Cassab and Del Kathryn Baron have each won it twice.

What is the 1921 Archibald Prize worth?

Archibald Prize
Location New South Wales
Country Australia
Reward(s) AU$100,000
First awarded 1921 (Desbrowe Annear)

What is the People’s Choice award Archibald?

The Archibald Prize People’s Choice was first awarded in 1988 – now supported by presenting partner ANZ – and this year 7,811 visitors to the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021 exhibition and the virtual visit voted for their favourite portrait.

Has the packing room prize ever won the Archibald?

To date there has never been an Archibald Prize winner who has also been a Packing Room Prize winner. (In fact, a number of Packing Room Prize winners have not been Archibald Prize finalists). In 2020 Meyne Wyatt became the first Indigenous artist to win the Packing Room Prize.

Who was the first Archibald Prize winner?

W.B. McInnes
W.B. McInnes’ portrait of Desbrowe Annear (1865–1933) is significant as winner of the first Archibald Prize in 1921.

What is the Archibald People’s Choice award and what do you receive in 2021?

In 2021, the prize money for the ANZ People’s Choice award is increasing from $3,500 to $5,000 for the winning artist. In addition, one person who voted for the People’s Choice award-winning painting was also selected at random to win the People’s Choice voters’ prize.

Who won the Archibald Prize 2021?

artist Peter Wegner
Archibald Prize 2021: Winner This painting by artist Peter Wegner, Portrait of Guy Warren at 100, has won the 2021 Archibald Prize. A six-time Archibald Prize finalist, Wegner was emotional when he was told the news. “This is an unbelievable moment in my life.

What is the Archibald Prize and how is it awarded?

The prize is awarded by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales for the best portrait of a person famous in Art, Letters, Science or Politics. The artist must have lived in Australia for at least one year. The Archibald Prize is awarded every year. In 2015 the prize was worth A$ 100,000.

How much do ANZ top prize winners get paid?

The winner of the Archibald Prize receives payment of $100,000. The winner of the Packing Room Prize receives payment of $1000 plus a cash prize of $500 from ANZ. The winner of the ANZ People’s Choice receives payment of $2500 plus a cash prize of $1000 from ANZ.

Who was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize?

Nora Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, with a portrait of Madame Elink Schuurman, the wife of the Consul General for the Netherlands. In 1953 several art students including John Olsen protested William Dargie’s winning portrait. It was the seventh time he had won the prize.

Is Brett Cuthbertson the Archibald Prize winner?

Head packer Brett Cuthbertson receives 52% of the vote between packers for the prize. The Packing Room Prize is awarded annually and since June 2014, the prize has been A$1,500. To date there has never been an Archibald Prize winner who has also been a Packing Room Prize winner.