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

Archibald Prize 1974

Entries: 267 (50 selected)
Prize money: $2900
Exhibition dates: 18 January to 23 February 1975
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works

  • Max Angus - Rita Streich, soprano
  • Ian Armstrong - Professor JS Turner
  • Shirley Bourne - Dr Bill Glanville Cook
  • Charles Bush - Miss Phyl Waterhouse
  • Reg Campbell - Deryck Barnes
  • Tom Carment - Hommage a Norm Braithwaite
  • Judy Cassab - Barbara Blackman
  • Judy Cassab - John Olsen
  • Kevin Connor - Albert Tucker
  • Ronald William Crawford - Reshid Bey
  • Jacqueline Dabron - Jean Isherwood
  • Roma de Wolff - Tom Thompson
  • Peter Bowers Elliott - Thomas Keneally
  • Ruth Faerber - Prismatic self-portrait
  • Sam Fullbrook - Jockey Norman Stephens (Winner: Archibald Prize 1974)
  • Edna Garran-Brown - Betty Archdale, MBE, BA, ILM
  • Newton Hedstrom - Mrs WH Patterson
  • Kevin Hegarty - Sir Henry Bolte, GCMG, KCMG
  • Sali Herman - Richard Scheinberg
  • Sali Herman - Daniel Thomas
  • John Howley - Vi Greenhalf, Channel 9
  • Hughes Glen - Rose Blanche Hughes
  • Greg Hyde - Donald McLean
  • Graeme Inson - Douglas Lamb
  • Graeme Inson - WA Wood
  • Keith Looby - Rupert Lockwood
  • Jane Lyons - Margaret O'Brien, photographer, feminist
  • Lance McNeill - Philip Carrington, violinist
  • David Ryley Marshall - Sculptor Bob Jenyns
  • Robin Norling - I prefer children in the abstract (portrait of the artist's daughter)
  • L Scott Pendlebury - Starless and bible black
  • Lesley Pockley - RV Pockley
  • Clifton Pugh - The Hon Clyde Cameron, MP, Minister for Labour and Industry
  • Aileen Rogers - John Morris, director of the National Trust
  • Constance Scott - Joshua Smith
  • Garry Shead - Daniel Thomas
  • Vivien Ann Sheffer - Mr Blayney
  • Gordon Shepherdson - Ray Hughes
  • Eric John Smith - Robert Walker, photographer
  • Eric John Smith - Shirley Smith, Aboriginal social worker
  • Joshua Smith - Jean Poole
  • Sylvia Tiarks - HL Cantor, QC
  • Sylvia Tiarks - Roger West
  • Dora Toovey - Eileen Eason
  • Thora Ungar - Self-portrait
  • Bryan Westwood - Sir Alistair Stephen
  • Brett Whiteley - Richard Neville
  • Richard Zmija - Mr Sidney Simmons
  • Richard Zmija - Samantha Cox 8 - artist junior
  • Reinis Zusters - Bill Pidgeon