The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) is the Grafton Regional Gallery’s biennial flagship art prize, promoting innovation and excellence in contemporary Australian drawing.
Established in 1988, JADA provides an exclusive opportunity for artists to explore the medium of drawing while allowing the Gallery to collect a unique and impressive collection of contemporary Australian drawings.
The 2016 JADA was judged by esteemed artist and Grafton Regional Gallery patron, Ken Done AM, and awarded to Adam Cusack.
Artists include: Veronica Cay, Adam Cusack, Dagmar Cyrulla, Mark Dober, Esther Erlich, Andy Quilty, Chris Hundt, Locust Jones, Noel McKenna, Jennifer Mills and Neridah Stockley.
A Grafton Regional Gallery travelling exhibition.
6.30pm Thursday 6 April
Deeper Conversations: Drawing in the digital age
6.30pm Wednesday 12 April
Deeper Conversations: Adam Cusack
6.30pm Wednesday 3 May
Adam CUSACK In plain sight (detail) 2016. Charcoal on paper. Courtesy the artist and Grafton Regional Gallery.