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Already a widely recognised actor, Wyatt made headlines when he performed a powerful four-minute-monologue from his play City Of Gold on ABC's Q&A in June.
A lot of them don’t.”.The Packing Room Prize is judged by the gallery staff who receive the Archibald entries and hang them although Mr Peters wields dictatorial control over the modest prize.Never afraid to voice an opinion about the portraits entered in the Archibald Prize, Mr Peters said the standard of entries had improved this year.“You get the so-so’s every year,” he said. Art Gallery of New South Wales head packer Brett Cuthbertson said it was unusual for a self-portrait to win the prize, which comes with $1500. The Wongutha-Yamatji man is the first Indigenous artist to win any of the prizes on offer at the Archibald Prize in its 99-year history. Australian Associated Press,https://nnimgt-a.akamaihd.net/transform/v1/crop/frm/silverstone-feed-data/11d2f76a-be4c-4b01-8578-8ee76720eee8.jpg/r0_74_800_526_w1200_h678_fmax.jpg,Pandemic inspires former MP to make a stand for council,Thief caught after stealing car with GPS tracking device,Quick-thinking actions of volunteer firefighter save home,Family violence detectives uncover victims 'beaten black and blue',Brave young girl declares 'I am cancer free'. Wyatt's mother Susan Wyatt is also an artist and was an Archibald finalist in 2003. Since 1988 two other prizes have been added to the Archibald prize event. Wyatt's painting was selected from 55 finalist works from a record number of entries and is only the second self-portrait to win the Packing Room Prize in its 29-year history. First-time Archibald prize entrant Meyne Wyatt has broken new ground to win the Packing Room Prize for his self-portrait.The Wongutha-Yamatji man is the first Indigenous artist to win any of the prizes on offer at the Archibald Prize in its 99-year history.Already a widely recognised actor, Wyatt made headlines when he performed a powerful four-minute-monologue from his play City Of Gold on ABC's Q&A in June.The West Australian-born, Sydney-based artist, writer and actor said he was "absolutely ecstatic and truly humbled by this wonderful honour".Art Gallery of New South Wales head packer Brett Cuthbertson said it was unusual for a self-portrait to win the prize, which comes with $1500. Actor Meyne Wyatt has won the Archibald Prize's Packing Room Prize for his self-portrait. "When Meyne came into the gallery to deliver his entry he said he hadn't painted in some time and the work was just a COVID project. "When Meyne came into the gallery to deliver his entry he said he hadn't painted in some time and the work was just a COVID project. But the president of the gallery’s board of trustees, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, described Storrier’s portrait as “brilliant” and “funny”. ".This year, the gallery’s trustees chose a higher-than-normal 54 finalists from 884 Archibald Prize entries. "Most of all I want to thank my mum, who encouraged me to enter the Archibald Prize in the first place and gave me the courage to be so bold," Wyatt said. ".Wyatt's mother Susan Wyatt is also an artist and was an Archibald finalist in 2003.Finalists for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes were also announced on Thursday.First-time Archibald prize entrant Meyne Wyatt has broken new ground to win the Packing Room Prize for his self-portrait. First-time Archibald prize entrant Meyne Wyatt has broken new ground to win the Packing Room Prize for his self-portrait. "I have been known to say that artists who enter a self-portrait have no hope of winning ... but in this case I made an exception to my rule," he said. Finalists for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes were also announced on Thursday. "In a way, that is the essence of the painting and what it reflects - to be bold." Other finalists include Alan Jones’ portrait of Adam Goodes, Sophie Hewson’s depiction of herself kissing Missy Higgins and Tim Maguire’s double portrait of Cate Blanchett.Asked to nominate his favourite entries, Mr Belgiorno-Nettis said: “There are lots but if I were to say that I’d be giving away a potential winner, wouldn’t I?”.But he said another portrait of Humphries,He also praised Fiona Lowry’s portrait of Penelope Seidler: “I also liked the very intense portrait of Penelope Seidler, who I know very well. ".Wyatt's painting was selected from 55 finalist works from a record number of entries and is only the second self-portrait to win the Packing Room Prize in its 29-year history. Wyatt's painting was selected from 55 finalist works from a record number of entries and is only the second self-portrait to win the Packing Room Prize in its 29-year history. "In a way, that is the essence of the painting and what it reflects - to be bold. "I have been known to say that artists who enter a self-portrait have no hope of winning ... but in this case I made an exception to my rule," he said.