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Young Archie 2019

There were over 2100 entries in this seventh Young Archie competition: 33% in the 5-8 year category, 44% in 9-12 year, 17% in 13-15 year and 6% in 16-18 year. Of the total, 74% were from girls.

The ten finalists from each age category are displayed at the Art Gallery of NSW and the honourable mentions at the SH Ervin Gallery. Winners will be announced on 10 August 2019.

The competition was judged by the Gallery’s community engagement manager and the guest judge – artist Marikit Santiago, herself an Archibald Prize finalist in 2016.

The Young Archie competition is supported by presenting partner ANZ and S&S Creative.


Finalists for 2019

5-8 year olds


Finalists for 2019

9-12 year olds


Finalists for 2019

13-15 year olds


Finalists for 2019

16-18 year olds


Honourable mentions for 2019

5-8 year olds


Honourable mentions for 2019

9-12 year olds


Honourable mentions for 2019

13-15 year olds


Honourable mentions for 2019

16-18 year olds