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Archibald Prize finalists 

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Catherine Abel  Portrait of Julia Leigh
John Beard  Ken Unsworth
Danelle Bergstrom  Back to front - Kevin Connor
Kate Beynon  Year of the dog self-portrait
Tom Carment  Professor Muecke
Jun Chen  Joe Furlonger
Peter Churcher  Bruce, Linde and me on the road to Guadelupe
Adam Cullen  Edmund
Geoffrey Dyer  The Abstractionist Graham Fransella
Mclean Edwards  Cate Blanchett and family
Prudence Flint  Four wheel drive #2
Robert Hannaford  Tim Flannery
Nicholas Harding  Robert Drewe (in the swell) 2006
Weaver Jack  Weaver Jack in Lungarung
Paul Jackson  Garry McDonald �All the world's a stage�'
Jasper Knight  Sir Harold Knight KBE DSC
Kerrie Lester  Phillip Noyce - in the picture
Paul Newton  Portrait of Pat Corrigan
Josonia Palaitis  Justice Michael Kirby
Rodney Pople  Artist and Curator, after Gainsborough
Ben Quilty  Cullen - before and after
Craig Ruddy  Self-portrait - into the box
Paul Ryan  Nicholas in Nowra
Jenny Sages  Hossein Valamanesh
Gillie and Marc Schattner  John and his black dog
Jiawei Shen  This is not a photo
Peter Smeeth  Clover Moore with Sheba and Bruno
Kathleen Vafiadis  Julia
Craig Waddell  Portrait of JC
John R. Walker  Martin Armiger
Greg Warburton  Jim Conway
Marcus Wills  The Paul Juraszek Monolith (after Marcus Gheeraerts)
Bin Xie  Bright smile
Huihai Xie  A groom
Michael Zavros  Michael Zavros can't paint/the wind is whistling through the house

Wynne Prize finalists

John Beard  The Gap
William Breen  Alphabet City
Zhong Chen  Flinders Ranges
Sarah de Teliga  Devotion
Michael Eather  The Green Room
Graham Fransella  Landscape
Joe Furlonger  Arcadia, 2006
Marie Hagerty  last quarter II
Michael Jeffery  Zero
Jasper Knight  Pier 22 docklands
Chris Langlois  Ocean (violet green) No.81 2006
Anita Larkin  terra firma
Euan Macleod  Smoke 06
Mandy Martin  Boonderoo rocks and Japonism
Alexander McKenzie  Red Lantern
Lorna Napanangka  Untitled
Gloria Petyarre  Untitled (leaves)
James Powditch  On the Beach
Jian Hua Qian  Kelly
David Rose  after the fires at Kariong
Paul Ryan  Road to Coledale
Kerry Smith  Homeland security
Ann Thomson  Sea scene
Aida Tomescu  Broken April
Vince Vozzo  Moon woman
Ian Waldron  Who knows what lies beyond the bloodwood scrub
Guy Warren  Cloud on the mountain, Jamberoo
John Wolseley  Poets Fence I

Sulman Prize finalists

Suzanne Archer  Aftermath
Carlos Barrios  Feeding time
John Beard  Diptych in black and white
Monika Behrens  Sari club
Marika Borlase  The connoisseur
Joanna Braithwaite  Diggers
Cash Brown  Great expectations
Marc Burstall  Class portrait (Berlin)
Neil Cuthbert  Great man history: designing a water feature
John Dahlsen  Light blue purge painting 2006
Graeme Drendell  A short history of water
Geoffrey Dyer  Memories of Paris
Melissa Egan  Before the deluge
Peter Hickey  Who me?
Jeremy Kibel  Tenzing
Ildiko Kovacs  Ghost
Adam Lee  Portrait of Van Nguyen (The prodigal son)
Bao Hua Li  Sally in her dream-world
Darren McDonald  Photo of misconception
Noel McKenna  Australia back to front
Roderick McRae  Broken vessel
Victor Rubin  Junkyard resolve, magnetic delight King Kong is not phased by delinquent grandeur
Paul Ryan  If I see another stack of cows, I'll take the bastard axe to them
Evan Salmon  Salamander
Wendy Sharpe  Back stage
Jiawei Shen  Peking treaty 1901
Adriane Strampp  In obscurity
Yifeng Tan  China landscape A
Aida Tomescu  Thaw
Xu Wang  Ian Howard and Michael Esson were rubbing the tank in Beijing
Mike Worrall  Exit deferred
Paul Worstead  Identity psychos

Photographic Portrait Prize finalists

Brook Andrew  Maw Keh
Gordon Bennett  Self-portrait
Peter Collie  Mess Hall Quoits
David Cubby  Bernice Leach
John Douglas  Screen test #3 (Americana)
Marcus Enno  Nik Orr
Rose Farrell and George Parkin  Self-portrait 2006
Sue Ford  Self-portrait in ocean
Kirstin Gollings  Kate
David Hahn  Tsunami; Banda Aceh - one year on!
Petrina Hicks  Aicha
Hari Ho  Dadang Christanto
Glenn Hunt  The Minimalist
Leah King-Smith  Rheannan Port, #1 from Dancelines series, 2006
Maree Laffan  Underground gold miners, Shandong Province, China
John Laurie  Gunther Laws (1930-2005)
Kezia Littlemore  Adela Parramatta
Roderick McNicol  Uncle Jak is out of gaol!
Bette Mifsud  Anzac Day morning, 2005
Lewis Morley  Mill Stone
Vanila Netto  The magnanimous beige wrap - Part 1 (contraption)
Selina Ou  Brydee Moore, elite athlete, Bayswater 2006
Emily Portmann  Surveyor / Surveyed Image 1
Amanda Rebbechi  Homebirth
Gizelle Regan  Amy
Catherine Rogers  Stephen Mori, patron saint of lost artists: Patron saint of lost causes
Alexia Sinclair  Marie Antoinette - the extravagant queen
Simone Stabb  Untitled 2005
Jacqui Stockdale  The Nature Maker
North Sullivan  Australia's youngest karate black belt (Dec 05)
Angela Tarlinton  Soldier crab
Lisa Tomasetti  Vanilla and Misfortune
Christopher Tovo  The other side
Hossein Valamanesh  Nesting
Murray van der Veer  It's behind you!
Beverley Veasey  Study of a Dream
Pete Volich  I'm ugly you're beautiful #4
Lyndal Walker  Andrew, Parkville Pastorale
Greg Weight  Conundrum, Chris O'Doherty aka Reg Mombassa
Justene Williams  Red Foto document
William Yang  Franko B. The Tattooed Man
Robert Young  Sam Neill


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