The Art Gallery of NSW administers several of Australia’s most important art prizes. These are annual, open competitions, offering various levels of prize money.

2017 competition

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017 and Young Archie 2017 exhibitions at the Gallery 29 July – 22 October 2017. The winners have been announced; Young Archie winners will be announced 16 September.

Online, you can view the artworks and read the labels. And for the Archibald, listen to audio labels and watch Auslan video with captions. In the exhibition, use the free WiFi and our mobile website

2018 competition

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018 and Young Archie 2018 exhibitions at the Gallery 12 May – 9 September 2018. Entry forms available online in February. Delivery of entries 9-13 April, and 1 February – 11 March for Young Archie.


Find out more about the prizes – including entry information – and explore the finalists and winners year by year.

As well as these open competitions, there are some invitation-only prizes that are not part of our prizes database:

See also