Ben Quilty's portrait of Margaret Olley wins Archibald Prize 2011

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by Rebecca Gabrielle Cannon on Friday 15 April 2011.

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WINNER OF THE 2011 ARCHIBALD PRIZE

Ben Quilty Margaret Olley
Artist information: Ben Quilty on painting Margaret Olley
WINNER OF THE 2011 WYNNE PRIZE
Richard Goodwin Co-isolated slave
The Trustees’ Watercolour Prize
Graham Fransella Tree
WINNER OF THE 2011 SULMAN PRIZE
Peter Smeeth The artist’s fate
The judge for the Sulman prize was Richard Bell.
This year, the 90th year of Archibald, there were 798 entries for Archibald, 810 for the Wynne and 633 entries for the Sulman. 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 Richard Bell.
Archibald, Wynn and Sulman prizes 2011 on Artabase