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Winner for 1986


Finalists for 1986

  • Margaret Ackland - Beth Mayne
  • Davida Allen - Dr John Arthur McKelvie Shera (Winner: Archibald Prize 1986)
  • Naomi Berns - David Williamson (Playwright/Author)
  • Jonathan Bowden - Portrait of Robert Stonjek, Unpublished Poet
  • John Caldwell - John Brackenreg
  • Fred Cress - David Armstrong
  • William Dargie - Tony Rafty The Caricaturist
  • Robert Eadie - Portrait of Alex Trompf with Pauline Webber
  • David Fairbairn - Three portraits of WCF - my father
  • John Gillham - Vermeer Van Meegeren & Van Den Berg, Portrait of Yelle
  • Leeka Gruzdeff - Rita Hunter
  • Christine Hiller - Homage to Van Gogh: Self Portrait with Peasants
  • Frank Hodgkinson - Donald Friend
  • Keith Looby - John Bloomfield's Arta Eaten
  • Vladas Meskenas - Desiderius Orban
  • Robert Morris - Ian Smith, Artist and Self Portrait 1986
  • Aileen Rogers - Richard Mackay
  • Victor Rubin - Auto-Mask
  • Garry Shead - Martin Sharp
  • Eric John Smith - Richard Hall, Author and Journalist
  • Ian Smith - Portrait of Ray Hughes from Life - With Unreliable Photography
  • Joshua Smith - Professor Fred Rost
  • Nigel Thomson - Kate Grenville - Writer/ Mother
  • Wes Walters - Portrait of William J. Hughes
  • Michael Winters - Urban Forms, Primitive Forms & Jim McClelland
  • Salvatore Zofrea - Eileen Chanin 1986