We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Archibald Prize 1965

Entries: 267 (63 selected)
Prize money: $1600
Exhibition dates: 22 January to 20 February 1966
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works

  • Ian Armstrong - Leonard Mann
  • William Aylward - Carriette
  • Cameron Bannerman - Professor DP Mellor
  • Frank Beck - Strom Gould, Esq
  • Esme Bell - WH Bell ASTC (Arch), ARIA
  • Peter Alan Bill - Self-portrait
  • Shirley Bourne - Rosemary Bramleigh
  • Mary Brady - Charmian Clift
  • Rex Bramleigh - Self-portrait
  • Charles Bush - June Davies
  • James Byrne - Charities queen, Jean Graham
  • Donald Cameron - The Hon ER Meagher, MLA
  • Reg Campbell - Norm Provan
  • Reg Campbell - William Knight, QC
  • Jack Carington Smith - Leslie Greener
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Orban
  • Robert Dickerson - CC Gheysens
  • Desmond Digby - Patrick White
  • John Dowie - Wybert Symonds, Esq
  • Maximilian Feuerring - Self-portrait
  • Robert Finlayson - Carriette
  • Herbert Flugelman - Leonas Urbonas
  • Margaret Fromel - Carriette
  • Sam Fullbrook - Dr Norman Behan
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self-portrait
  • Newton Hedstrom - Frank Beck
  • Sali Herman - Lea Lavigne
  • Pamela Houstein - Professor Harry Messel
  • Graeme Inson - Cynthia Edwards
  • Louis Kahan - Professor Herbert Burton
  • J Noel Kilgour - Dean Dixon
  • Garrett Kingsley - The artist's wife
  • Michael Kmit - Dr I Shuhevych
  • Vaike Liibus - Henry Salkauskas
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Self-portrait
  • Alan Martin - Gordon Ford
  • Jocelyn Maughan - WE Pidgeon
  • Vladas Meskenas - Lloyd Rees
  • Lesley Moline - Miss Betty Archdale
  • Jon Molvig - Russell Drysdale
  • Arthur J Murch - David Schlunke
  • Meg Padgham - Hesba Fay Brinsmead
  • Colin Parker - Self-portrait
  • Clif Peir - Kath Walker
  • Frances Philip - Murray Tyrrell, Esq, CVO, CBE, OStJ
  • Gwen Pratt - Douglas Pratt, Esquire, OBE
  • Clifton Pugh - RA Henderson, Esq (Winner: Archibald Prize 1965)
  • John Thomas Rigby - Professor Michael F Hickey
  • John Thomas Rigby - Miss Brenda Lister
  • Joe Rose - Regina
  • Brian Seidel - Professor Keith Hancock
  • Andrew Sibley - Clifton Pugh
  • Eric John Smith - Leonard Hessing
  • Joshua Smith - Mr RH Kefford, BSc, DipEd
  • Molly Stephens - Patsy Adam Smith
  • Dorothy Stoner - Jan Riske
  • C G Taylor - Shane
  • Dora Toovey - John Antill
  • Thora Ungar - PJ Medhurst
  • Leonas Urbonas - Self-portrait
  • Roland Wakelin - Lloyd Rees
  • Bryan Westwood - Justin O'Brien, portrait a clef
  • Reinis Zusters - Self-portrait