Archibald Prize 2022

Moby Dickens by Blak Douglas (Credit:

Blak Douglas wins the Archibald Prize for his portrait of artist Karla Dickens – the first time a portrait of an Aboriginal woman has been awarded the prize. He is the second Aboriginal artist to win the Archibald, following Vincent Namatjira’s landmark win in 2020.

The portrait is titled Moby Dickens and was made with synthetic polymer paint on linen. It measures 300x200cm.

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