Packers pick journo picture
A PORTRAIT of Australian TV journalist Lisa Wilkinson by artist Peter Smeeth has won this year’s Packing Room Prize. Head packer Steve Peters, announced the winning entry in the Archibald exhibition yesterday as he bid farewell to the Art Gallery of NSW after 35 years. Wilkinson, who was nursing a broken arm at the event, said she was honoured. The Packing Room Prize worth $ 1500 is selected from the 822 entries to the $ 100,000 Archibald Prize. Smeeth joins 42 other finalists for the Archibald.