Young Archie 2017
There were over 2000 entries in this fifth Young Archie competition: 37% in the 5-8 year category, 45% in 9-12 year, 12% in 13-15 year and 5% in 16-18 year. Of the total, 72% were from girls.
The five finalists from each age category are displayed at the Art Gallery of NSW and the honourable mentions at the SH Ervin Gallery.
The competition was judged by the Gallery’s community engagement manager and the guest judge – artist Abdul Abdullah, himself an Archibald Prize finalist in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
The Young Archie competition is supported by presenting partner ANZ and S&S Creative.