14 May 2023
Congratulations to this year’s finalists in the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing!
Adelaide Perry Gallery received over 400 entries for the 18th 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 acclaimed artist, curator and writer, Imants Tillers, as judge, who created a shortlist of 40 finalists (see below) for the award. Mr Tillers returns to the Gallery in February to select the overall winner, with the winning entry becoming part of the PLC Sydney Collection.
This year's finalists are:
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 winner will be announced at Adelaide Perry Gallery, 7.00 pm on Friday 24 February
The Finalists Exhibition continues:
Weekdays from 8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Saturdays from 11.00 am – 4.00 pm
A special viewing of this year’s Perry Prize exhibition for PLC Sydney Ex-students.
Saturday 11 March 11.00 am to 4.00 pm
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