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Winner for 1980/81


Finalists for 1980/81

  • John Adair - Suzy
  • Michael Cook - Rudy Komon 1978
  • Kathie Crawford - T'Ao-Yu (The opener of windows)
  • Max Dupain - Dr Lloyd Rees
  • Sandra Edwards - Tim Burns
  • Eddy Hackenberg - Dennis Scott
  • Mark Kimber - Ed Douglas
  • Graham McCarter - Brett Whiteley
  • Jacqueline Mitelman - Allan Marshall
  • David Moore - Rudy Komon
  • Lewis Morley - Christo Revelations I
  • Glen O'Malley - Ray Hughes
  • John Peel - Nosepeg
  • Philip Quirk - Portrait of Sidney Nolan 1980
  • Peter Richardson - Guest House owner at home. 1979
  • Alexander Risco - Clifton Pugh
  • Michael Snelling - Cheri
  • Ingeborg Tyssen - Tom and Aerial
  • Gregory Wahl-Stephens - 'Nicoli'
  • Jill White - Max Dupain
  • John F Williams - Anita McDonnell (Winner: Lady Warwick Fairfax Award 1980/81)
  • Will Young - Lloyd Rees