Congratulations to Christine Druitt Preston, whose Artist Book, Emerson Road, Rosebank, has been included as Finalist in the 2020 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA).
The JADA is a biennial drawing prize that seeks to encourage and promote innovation and excellence in Australian drawing practice. This years prize received a record 659 entries from 521 artists throughout Australia with 56 finalists being selected for the exhibition and subsequent tour.
This years judge, Peter McKay, Curatorial Manager of Australian Art at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, had the task fo selecting the winner and recommending works to acquire for the Gallery’s collection of contemporary drawing.
02 Oct to 22 Nov 2020: Grafton Regional Gallery, 58 Fitzroy Street, Grafton, NSW, 2460
13 March – 16 May 2021: Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW.
05 June – 25 July 2021: Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery. Qld.
09 October – 28 November 2021 Glasshouse Port Macquarie, NSW.
08 December – 22 January 2022 Gympie Regional Gallery, Qld.
Image Source: JADA 2020 (Catalogue), Pub: Grafton Regional Gallery, Oct 01, 2020. Page 18. ISBN: 978-0-646-82555-7.