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Archibald Prize 2011 winners

Ben Quilty's portrait of Margaret Olley wins this year's Archibald Prize

Ben Quilty Margaret Olley, Archibald Prize 2011 winner

Artist information: Ben Quilty on painting Margaret Olley

This year, the 90th year of Archibald, there were 798 entries for Archibald, 810 for the Wynne and 633 entries for the Sulman. The Archibald and Wynne prizes are judged by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The judge for the Sulman Prize was Richard Bell.

The Archibald winner receives $50,000, the Wynne Prize winner receives $25,000 for landscape painting or figure sculpture, the Sulman Prize winner receives $20,000 for subject/genre painting and/or mural work and the Watercolour Prize (part of the Wynne Prize) winner receives $2,000.

Richard Goodwin Co-isolated slave, Wynne Prize winner 2011; Peter Smeeth The artist’s fate, Sulman Prize winner 2011

Archibald Prize 2011 regional tour

2 July 2011 – 31 July 2011TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
5 August 2011 – 11 September 2011Tweed River Art Gallery
17 September 2011 – 23 October 2011Moree Plains Gallery
28 October 2011 – 4 December 2011Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
9 December 2011 – 15 January 2012Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
20 January 2012 – 26 February 2012Orange Regional Gallery
2 March 2012 – 8 April 2012Manning Regional Art Gallery

2011 Archibald, Wynne, and Sulman Prize Finalists
2011 Packing Room Prize Winner Press Release
Archibald-inspired Events
2011 Archibald Prize website with history and more information

Principal sponsor
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

On view
16 Apr – 26 Jun 2011
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney

Admission
$10.00, $7.00 concession

Media contact

Susanne Briggs
Tel +61 2 9225 1791
Mob 0412 268 320
susanne.briggs@ag.nsw.gov.au