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Winner for 1983

Nigel Thomson
Chandler Coventry

Winner: Archibald Prize 1983


Finalists for 1983

  • Margaret Ackland - Les A. Murray
  • Fred Cress - Colin Madigan
  • David Fairbairn - Self portrait of the artist VI
  • Karl H Grimm - Ian Roach
  • Nora Heysen - Merv Lilley
  • Christine Hiller - Self portrait as Gwen John
  • Frank Hodgkinson - Thomas Keneally
  • Paul Jackson - Gordon Dryland
  • Vaike Liibus - Elwyn Lynn
  • Keith Looby - David Coombe and the Portrait
  • Stuart Maxwell - S. M. attempting to capture the essential Ken Reinhard
  • Leon Morrocco - Self Portrait and Model
  • Alan Muller - Convex
  • Clifton Pugh - Maximilian Walsh
  • David Rae - Judith Rae
  • William Robinson - William with Josephine
  • David Schlunke - Douglas Stewart
  • Andrew Sibley - Sir Zelman Cowan
  • Eric John Smith - Neville Gruzman
  • Ian Smith - Ray Hughes outside of his Gallery
  • Nigel Thomson - Chandler Coventry
  • Harold L Thornton - Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz
  • Vicki Varvaressos - Nicole
  • Wes Walters - Molly
  • Hadyn John Wilson - Portrait of Jack Torzillo
  • Margaret Woodward - Self Portrait
  • Salvatore Zofrea - Stephanie Claire
  • Reinis Zusters - Ian Barker Q.C. - Fossicking