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

Archibald Prize 1966

Entries: 263 (71 selected)
Exhibition dates: 21 January to 19 February 1967
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works

Jon Molvig’s first Archibald win – for his portrait of artist Charles Blackman – was popular with the critics, as many felt that Molvig’s previous entries had been overlooked.

  • Harold Abbott - Gino Preziosa
  • Ian Armstrong - John Kennedy, FRAM
  • William Aylward - Sue
  • Peter Alan Bill - Professor Bissietta
  • William Geoffrey Boissevain - Sir Stanley Prescott
  • Shirley Bourne - Mrs Lorna Moore
  • Mary Brady - Sir Bernard Heinze
  • Florence Broadhurst - Self-portrait
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Self-portrait
  • Charles Bush - Self-portrait at 47
  • Donald Cameron - Self-portrait
  • Reg Campbell - Self-portrait
  • Jack Carington Smith - Sir Douglas Parker, OBE
  • Judy Cassab - Peter O'Shaughnessy as Dylan
  • Paul Delprat - Lady Paquita Mawson
  • Desmond Digby - Margaret Carnegie with orange dress and specs
  • Shirley Eustis - Mr William Frater
  • Maximilian Feuerring - Self-portrait
  • Robert Finlayson - Viidika
  • Margaret Fromel - Ted
  • Sam Fullbrook - Norman Behan
  • Don Gallagher - Joanne Dowell
  • Edna Garran-Brown - Portrait of an artist
  • Hector Gilliland - Self-portrait
  • Thomas Gleghorn - Louis James
  • Pat Graham - Irvine Douglas
  • Robert Greer - Miss Togo
  • Guy Grey-Smith - Self-portrait
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self-portrait
  • David Harrison - Dr JD Bollen, BA, PhD
  • Newton Hedstrom - Lindsay Bryant
  • Sali Herman - Self-portrait
  • Graeme Inson - Valli
  • Graeme Inson - Roderick Shaw
  • Jean Isherwood - John Coburn
  • Gareth Jones-Roberts - Alan Marshall
  • Louis Kahan - Dr TS Gregory
  • Garrett Kingsley - Self-portrait
  • Michael Kmit - Eddy Batache
  • Lynette Lee - Roderick
  • Vaike Liibus - Edwin Hodgeman
  • Olive Long - Miss Nancy Salas
  • Herbert McClintock - Captain Major
  • Jocelyn Maughan - Lyndon Dadswell
  • Vladas Meskenas - Michael Kmit
  • Lesley Moline - John Thornett, MBE, BSc, BE
  • Jon Molvig - Sir Charles Moses
  • Jon Molvig - Charles Blackman (Winner: Archibald Prize 1966)
  • Arthur J Murch - Alan Ingham
  • Meg Padgham - John Casson, OBE
  • Colin Parker - Lindsay Imbandarinja
  • William Pidgeon - Mrs W Bunning
  • William Pidgeon - Professor Sir Philip Baxter, KBE, PhD
  • Gwen Pratt - JF Fleming
  • Clifton Pugh - Sir Macfarlane Burnet
  • David Rae - Valerie Maikus
  • David Rae - Esther Edmundsen
  • John Thomas Rigby - George Wallace
  • Andrew Sibley - June Bronhill
  • Eric John Smith - Rodney Milgate
  • Eric John Smith - Self-portrait
  • Joshua Smith - Sir George Currie, BScAgr, DSc, HonLLD, HonLittD
  • Joshua Smith - Capt Neville Bruchauser
  • Arnold St Claire - Dr Maurice Pozniak, MB, BS
  • C G Taylor - Robert D Fitzgerald
  • Dora Toovey - The Rev J Gray Robertson, OBE, BA, BD
  • Thora Ungar - Sydney Ungar
  • Douglas Watson - Roland Wakelin
  • Dick Weight - Ward Austin
  • Bryan Westwood - Mervyn Horton
  • Reinis Zusters - Myself