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

Archibald Prize 1984

Entries: 108 (27 selected)
Prize money: $10,000
Sponsor: Katies
Exhibition dates: 15 December 1984 to 25 January 1985
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works

  • Charles Bush - Self-portrait at 65
  • Ken Done - Me
  • Robert Eadie - Harold Collins W/O MSM UP
  • David Fairbairn - Portrait of SA with red outline
  • Sam Fullbrook - Rex Irwin
  • Christine Hiller - Dan Wills
  • Christine Hiller - Self-portrait
  • Christopher Hodges - Winner - Archibald Prize Nigel Thomson
  • Frank Hodgkinson - Roger Woodward
  • Penny Lehman - Ms Norrie
  • Keith Looby - Max Gillies (Winner: Archibald Prize 1984)
  • Stuart Maxwell - Poet, painter, playwright SM contemplates the real Rod Milgate
  • David Rankin - Portrait - Lily Brett
  • John Thomas Rigby - Denise Johnson (artist/lecturer)
  • Susan Rothwell - Thelma Clune
  • Brian Seidel - Justin O'Brien
  • Garry Shead - Martin Sharp and friends
  • Andrew Sibley - Portrait of the artist
  • Eric John Smith - Guy Warren
  • Joshua Smith - Mr Frederick William Lean OAM
  • Nigel Thomson - Thelma Clune at an exhibition opening
  • Wes Walters - Portrait of Colleen McCullough
  • Greg Warburton - Self-portrait - 1984
  • Brett Whiteley - Francis Bacon at 75
  • Margaret Woodward - Portrait of Rod Shaw
  • Salvatore Zofrea - Carla Zampatti
  • Reinis Zusters - Eva Kubbos