Art Competition Adelaide Perry Prize for drawing

The 2021 Adelaide Perry Prize for drawing is open. The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing is a $25,000 acquisitive art award among the most significant of its kind in the Australia. 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  (1891-1973) who taught Visual Arts at PLC Sydney from 1930 to 1962, the Prize attracts submissions from around the country Australia.

Medium Drawing

Adelaide Perry Gallery invites artists to submit works for the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2021, which will be awarded for the best drawing, by an Australian artist, completed within a period of 12 months prior to 13 January, 2021.

The Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, valued at $25,000.00, is an acquisitive prize.  Finalists in the competition are also eligible to be considered for The People’s Choice Award, valued at $2,000.00.

How to enter
Please check with the competition organisation to see what the current regulations are regarding the Covid19 Pandemic.

Top Tips
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Here is some art material to get you inspired. Click on the links below for more information about the art materials.

XL Drawing Set – Sketching, Graphite and Charcoal Pencils. Includes 100 Page Drawing Pad, Kneaded Eraser, Blending Stump. Art Kit and Supplies for Kids, Teens and Adults.

52 Piece Professional Drawing Set with 2 x 50 Page Drawing Pad, Graphite Drawing Pencils and Sketch Set, Artist Sketching Tools in Tin Box Includes Charcoals,Pastels and Sharpener-Deluxe Art Set

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core, 150 Pack

Quartet Alphacolor Soft Pastels, Charcoal, 3 Pastels per Pack (105C)

Strathmore 400-3 STR-400-3 24 Sheet No.80 Drawing Pad, 8 by 10″, 8″x10″, 8 X 10 Inches


See the full overview of art competitions for 2021 here.