Featured image – Ben Apfelbaum (c)
As if saving the best for last, the Prize that keeps on giving- the Archibald welcomed more winners into its fold.
This week, the People’s Choice Prize was awarded to Sydney artist and Archibald Prize veteran Nick Stathopoulos with his hyper-real portrait of Sudanese refugee and lawyer, Deng Adut.
Young Archies had to wait till now as well for the announcement. The winners were Alexander Bennett’s piece Untitled in the 5 to 8 year olds:-
Mikael Woo’s piece Untitled was the winner in the 9 to 12 year olds:-
Olivia Lee’s piece Untitled was the winner of the 13 to 15 year olds:-
Dilara Niriella’s piece Untitled was the winner of the 16 to 18 year olds:-
There were 2,249 entries in this fourth Young Archie competition. The honorable mentions are on display at the S H Ervin Gallery on Observatory Hill.
Art lovers have until 9th October to see the newly crowned victors at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.