2009 Archibald Prize winner
Guy Maestri
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
oil on linen – 200cm x 168cm

Last year, the 88th year of Archibald, there were 708 entries for Archibald, 712 for the Wynne Prize and 561 for the Sulman Prize. 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.

Visit the Art Gallery of NSW YouTube page to watch an interview with Guy Maestri, winner of the 2009 Archibald Prize.

The Archibald Exhibition is at Maitland Regional Art Gallery – 5 March – 18 April 2010