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The Departure 2016 selected for the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing. Graphite on Lanaquarelle 640gsm watercolour paper 30 x 76 cm
Adelaide Perry Gallery
The Croydon Centre for Art
Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney
The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the country.
Inaugurated in 2006, the Prize is generously supported by the Parents and Friends’ Association of PLC Sydney.
Named in honour of respected painter, printmaker and draughtswoman, Miss Adelaide Elizabeth Perry who taught Art at PLC Sydney from 1930 to 1962, the Prize attracts submissions from around the country.
The 2016 Perry Prize judge is Ms Julie Ewington, independent curator and writer. Read Julie’s statement on judging here.