Entries: 352 (32 selected)
Sponsor: State Bank
Exhibition dates: 19 March to 1 May 1994
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works
Prize money for the main prize increased from $25,000 to $35,000. The handling fee went up to $25, bringing it in line with entry fees for other prizes at that time.
For the first time since the inception of the Packing Room Prize in 1991/92, the winner – Peter Robinson’s portrait of singer Kate Ceberano – was included by the Gallery trustees among their selected works.
Winner: People's Choice 1994
Bill Leak Malcolm Turnbull
Winner: Packing Room Prize 1994
Peter Robertson Kate Ceberano