The Art Gallery of New South Wales is delighted to announce the winners of the eighth annual Young Archie competition, which celebrates the creativity of young artists from around Australia.
Inspired by the Archibald Prize, the Young Archie competition invites children and teenagers aged five to 18 to submit a portrait of someone who is special to them and plays a significant role in their life.
The 2020 Young Archie competition winners for each age category are (click on the writing in green to see the portrait as well as reading some background to the portrait) :
• 5-8 years category: Gabrielle Guo, 7, Carlingford, NSW, for a portrait of her sister
• 9-12 years category: Ian Joseph Kim, 9, Lidcombe, NSW, for a portrait of his father
• 13-15 years category: Lily Hobbs, 14, Kedron, QLD, for a portrait of her sister
• 16-18 years category: James Stibilj, 18, Wahroonga, NSW, for a portrait of his sister
More than 1800 entries were received in the 2020 Young Archie competition, which were judged by guest judge, Western Sydney based artist and winner of the 2020 Sulman Prize, Marikit Santiago, and Art Gallery of NSW family programs manager Victoria Collings. Continue reading YOUNG ARCHIE 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED