Adelaide Perry Gallery is located in the old Croydon Hotel, corner of Hennessy and College Streets, Croydon. The Gallery is a part of The Croydon Centre for Art, Design & Technology.
a fantastic space for PLC Sydney students to exhibit as well as meet and be inspired by emerging and established artists.— Ms Jo Knight, Head of Visual Arts
The Adelaide Perry Gallery was named in honour of respected painter, printmaker and draughtswoman, Miss Adelaide Elizabeth Perry.
Annual Exhibitions held at the Gallery
Drawing Prize Entries in 2022
Artists-in-Residence since the program started
Wonderful artworks currently comprise the PLC Sydney Collection
The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country.About the Prize
Inaugurated in 2006, the Prize is named in honour of respected painter, printmaker and draughtswoman, Miss Adelaide Elizabeth Perry.
Congratulations goes to Sydney-based visual artist Joshua Charadia, the 2023 winner of the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing. Pictured here with Imants Tillers, acclaimed artist, curator and writer, who was this year's judge.
Congratulations goes to Sydney-based artist Jody Graham, the 2022 winner of the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing.
Adelaide Perry Gallery will invite artists to submit their work for the 2024 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing later this year. Date TBC.
The College has welcomed artists such as Keith Fyfe, Peta Minnici, Kiata Mason, Nicole Kelly, Mirra Whale, Tim Allen, Peter Gardiner and Becky Gibson, to name a few.View our Program
“Our gallery allows our students to engage directly with works of contemporary art and with practising artists themselves.”
Mr Andrew Paxton, Gallery Manager and Acting Curator, Adelaide Perry GalleryVisuals & Applied Arts at PLC Sydney
“It has been a wonderful opportunity to study in a great environment surrounded by wonderful and talented teachers who push us to do our absolute best.”
Amy Hur, Art & Design Captain 2021More student stories
“Seeing each other’s work in a gallery space for the first time is a reminder that we have made it and we have created something incredible.”
Claire Shi, Art & Design Captain 2019More student stories
“The teachers are so supportive and give you a platform to let your creative ideas flow. It's a fun place to be.”
Georgia Perivolaris, Art and Design Captain 2016More News Stories
“There is a real fragility and vulnerability in drawing when it is pursued in earnest - intuitively and honestly.”
Tiffeny Fayne 2021 Curator, Adelaide Perry GalleryMore student stories
“Students have reacted with pure joy and gratitude at being able to explore their artmaking experiences in this new room.”