'How I Wish I Could Lighten Your Burden #5' by Maree Azzopardi. 2021 Perry Prize Finalist.

Adelaide Perry Prize For Drawing 2022 Finalists

...46 fabulous works shortlisted for this year's award

Congratulations to this year’s finalists in the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing! 

Adelaide Perry Gallery received over 400 entries for the 17th Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing. The annual $25,000 acquisitive prize, generously supported by PLC Sydney Parents and Friends’ Association, drew entries from across Australia and the College was delighted to have the participation and expertise of Dr Andrew Frost, art critic, lecturer and broadcaster, as judge, who created a shortlist of 46 finalists (see below) for the award. Dr Frost returns to the Gallery in February to select the overall winner.

This year's finalists are:

  • Suzanne Archer
  • Yvonne Boag
  • Peter Burgess
  • Michelle Cawthorn
  • Louisa Chircop
  • Melvy Connell
  • Pauline Dewar
  • James Drinkwater
  • Yvonne East
  • David Eastwood
  • Robyn Evans
  • David Fairbairn
  • Rowan Fotheringham
  • Laurie Franklin
  • Todd Fuller
  • Anna Glynn
  • Jody Graham
  • Lorna Grear
  • Ross Halfacree
  • Janette Hanrahan
  • Frances Hansen
  • Nathalie Hartog-Gautier
  • Mark Hetherington
  • Evie Homewood
  • Lewis Ihnatko
  • Locust Jones
  • Chantelle Lacroix
  • Penny Mason
  • Dennis McCart
  • Margaret McKenna
  • Noel McKenna
  • Luanne Mitchelmore
  • Olivia Moroney
  • Nadia Odlum
  • Catherine O'Donnell
  • Emma Pattenden
  • Lindy Sale
  • Peter Sharp
  • Jeannette Siebols
  • Jack Stahel
  • Hiromi Tango
  • Kate Vassallo
  • Craig Waddell
  • Paul White
  • Joel Wolter
  • Belinda Yee

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 are available at the Gallery.  

The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing Exhibition of Finalists 2022 is open to the public, by appointment only from 26 February – 25 March.
Gallery hours 8.30 am – 4.00 pm weekdays and 11.00 am – 4.00 pm Saturdays.

Collectively, the drawings selected for this exhibition offer an insightful and empathic response to the world in which we live.

2020 Perry Prize Judge, Dr Felicity Fenner, Assoc Prof. UNSW, Art & Design

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