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Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award 2012 at NERAM

Exhibiting Australia's top drawing artists

The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) began in 1988 at Grafton Regional Gallery, as an annual acquisitive award for contemporary Australian drawing. Leading artists from around Australia are represented in an exhibition which reflects the renaissance of drawing as a significant practice

JADA is the flagship of the Grafton Regional Gallery which promotes excellence in Australian contemporary drawing. Acquisitions from the JADA enter the Grafton Regional Gallery’s nationally recognized collection of Australian contemporary drawing. The 2012 JADA includes works by over 40 finalists from all over Australia.

Works by some of Australia’s top drawing artists from last year’s Award will go on display at the New England Regional Art Gallery.  Jude McBean, Director Grafton Regional Gallery, will be presenting a talk before the opening.



Exhibition Dates: 3 May – 23 June

Exhibition Opening Night: 3 May at 6pm

Time: 5pm

Cost: $5

Web: here