The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country.
Named in honour of respected painter, printmaker and draughtswoman, Miss Adelaide Elizabeth Perry (1891-1973) who taught Visual Arts at PLC Sydney from 1930 to 1962, the Prize attracts submissions from around the country.
The judge for the 2020 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is Dr Felicity Fenner, Associate Professor, UNSW Art & Design.
The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing Exhibition of Finalists 2020 will commence on Friday 28 February and run to 27 March 2020.
Adelaide Perry Gallery – Corner Hennessy and College Streets, Croydon NSW.
Open on Weekdays from 8.30 am – 4.00 pm and Saturdays from 11 am – 4.00 pm.
At the close of the exhibition a people’s choice award of $2,000 will be awarded to the finalist’s work voted favourite by Gallery visitors. Voting slips will be available online.
Join us for the opening launch of Blue Mountains Portraits.
Trish Doyle – MP Blue Mountains
Free event: Cash bar.
RSVP to email@example.com or 02 4780 5410
Blue Mountains Portraits is the Cultural Centre’s annual celebration of the local community and its diverse members. The exhibition artistry portray the unique people that make up the cultural fabric of the Blue Mountains and tell stories behind the person. Over forty artworks in a broad range of styles and media such as printing, photography, drawing, collage and mixed media will be exhibited together with a selection of local student work.
Image: Blue Mountains Portraits People’s Choice Winner 2019 Mathew Lynn, Aunty Mary King (study) 2010, conte crayon on brown paper, 17 x 91cm
Curated by Miriam Williamson.
2-3.30pm Saturday 8th February 2020.
Guest Speaker Trish Doyle MP, Member for the Blue Mountains, Shadow Minister for the Emergency Services.
The exhibition runs from the 2nd to the 29th of February 2020.
Open daily fro 9am to 4.30pm.
Blue Mountains National Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath.
Birdland has been funded by the Blue Mountains City Council of Arts Trust.
For information on the exhibition contact Miriam Williamson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist Jody Graham. Title: Escape. Size 36 x 28cm. Medium: Drawn with burnt sticks from NSW 2019/20 fires. Date: January 2020. Photo credit: Graeme Wienand.
Pee in a Wetsuit or Take a Long Hot Spa will transform Chrissie Cotter Gallery into a performance space. Bringing together visual and performance artists, musicians, writers and members of the community explore a ‘shared zone’ between creative disciplines. Often using drawing implements constructed from discarded material found in the Inner West and surrounding suburbs.
Alongside scheduled performances, drawing tools, drawings made from these utensils and other artwork created from discarded material will be exhibited throughout the gallery.