JADA: Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award

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JADA: Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award

Adam Cusack In plain sight 2016, 2016 JADA Winner, Charcoal on paper


27 January - 3 March 2018

​Experience the richness and diversity of contemporary drawing in the 2016 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA), the flagship prize of the Grafton Regional Gallery​. The exhibition features 47 finalists from across Australia, who take a range of approaches to this primary means of expression. While drawing has long been “disrupted” by a succession of new technologies, from printing and photography through to new digital media, this exhibition demonstrates that drawing retains its power to astound us.


Opening Night

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 6-8pm
This is a FREE event
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