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Archibald 08 winners

Del Kathryn Barton

WINNER OF THE 2008 ARCHIBALD PRIZE

Del Kathryn Barton   You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella

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Joanne Currie Nalingu

WINNER OF THE 2008 WYNNE PRIZE

Joanne Currie Nalingu   The River is calm

The Trustees' Watercolour Prize
John Wolseley 
Camel Gate, Border Track SA/VIC

 

Rodney Pople

WINNER OF THE 2008 SULMAN PRIZE

Rodney Pople   Stage Fright

The judge for the Sulman Prize was Robert Owen.

 

This year, the 87th year of Archibald, there were 693 entries for Archibald, 721 for the Wynne Prize and 559 for the Sulman Prize. The Archibald and Wynne prizes are judged by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The judge for the Sulman prize was Robert Owen.

The Archibald winner receives $50,000, the Wynne Prize winner receives $25,000 for landscape painting or figure sculpture, the Sulman Prize winner receives $20,000 for subject/genre painting and/or mural work and the Watercolour Prize (part of the Wynne Prize) winner receives $2,000.

Archibald Exhibition:
Art Gallery of New South Wales 8 March – 18 May 2008
Bendigo Gallery, Victoria  31 May –   29 June 2008
Goulburn Regional Art Gallery 11 July –  17 August 2008
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 29 August – 12 October 2008
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 31 October – 7 December 2008
Port Macquarie Regional Art Gallery 15 December 2008 – 18 January 2009
Lismore Regional Gallery 23 January - 28 February 2009

2008 Archibald, Wynne, and Sulman Prize Finalists 

2008 Packing Room Prize Winner Press Release

Archibald-inspired Art After Hours Program Press Release

2008 Archibald Prize website with history and more information

On view:Art Gallery of New South Wales
Saturday 8 March 18 May 2008
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Media Information and Interviews:Susanne Briggs
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susanneb@ag.nsw.gov.au Claire Martin
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IMAGE CREDIT: Del Kathryn Barton, You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella, Archibald Prize winner; Joanne Currie Nalingu, The river is calm, Wynne Prize winner; Rodney Pople Stage Fright, Sulman Prize winner.