Andrew Antoniou, 'Night Calling'. Charcoal and Conte on paper. 2024 Perry Prize Finalist.

Adelaide Perry Prize For Drawing 2024 Finalists

...40 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 19th 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. The College is delighted to have the participation and expertise of Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin, art historian, art critic and curator, as judge, who created a shortlist of 40 finalists (see below) for the award. Sasha 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:

  • Kim Anderson
  • Andrew Antoniou
  • Suzanne Archer
  • Deborah Beck
  • John Bokor
  • Julie Bradley
  • Kate Briscoe
  • Louisa Chircop
  • Matthew Clarke
  • Jo Darvall
  • Dana Dion
  • Jacqui Driver
  • Yvonne East
  • David Fairbairn
  • Kaye Green
  • Jenny Herbert-Smith
  • Todd Hunter
  • Locust Jones
  • Barbie Kjar
  • Yvonne Langshaw
  • Rosie Lloyd-Giblett
  • Marco Luccio
  • Paula Martin
  • Annabel Mason
  • Kerry McInnis
  • Noel McKenna
  • Tony Mighell
  • Alexandra Mills
  • Robbi Neal
  • Geoffrey Odgers
  • Catherine O'Donnell
  • Vicki Parish
  • Amanda Penrose Hart
  • Melinda Schawel
  • Jeannette Siebols
  • Sally Simpson
  • Wendy Teakel
  • Claire Tozer
  • Anna Warren
  • Steve Woodbury

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 23 February
The Finalists Exhibition continues:

Weekdays from 8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Saturdays from 11.00 am – 4.00 pm

Jersey Day

A special viewing of this year’s Perry Prize exhibition for PLC Sydney Ex-students.

Saturday 9 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

View the 2023 Exhibition Catalogue