The 2022 JADA

Works by the 56 Finalist's of the 2022 JADA.

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The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA) celebrates Australian contemporary drawing at its finest. This year the tradition of excellence continues, with 56 artists selected from 641 entries for the exhibition which will then continue its touring legacy, travelling to communities across the East coast of Australia promoting contemporary drawing to regional audiences throughout 2023 and 2024. 

What you've all been waiting for.... the judge of the 2022 JADA Suzanne Cotter, Director of the MCA, Sydney has selected the winner, and it is Catherine O'Donnell for her work titled Glenbrook Window #1,2021, charcoal on paper

Highly Commended - Alun Rhys Jones, Flux, 2022, charcoal on Stonehenge paper
Commended - Ileigh Hellier, Lagoon and dancing trees, 2022, ink on ampersand board
Commended - Locust Jones, Fear and Fury, 2021, Drawing Animation, 4:51 minutes
Early Career Award - Jessica Nothdurft, Thylacine Sighting, 2022, ink on paper

The 2022 JADA finalists are:

Holly Anderson Kim Anderson Jordon Andreotta Cher Breeze Lew Brennan Matt Butterworth
Sophie Cape Joshua Charadia Tango Conway Maryanne Coutts Carolyn Craig Louise Daniels
David Eastwood David Fairbairn Emma Fielden Todd Fuller Ian Gunn Trudi Harley
Spencer Harvie Ree Hegh Ileigh Hellier Debbie Hill Bridget Hillebrand Sandra Kiris
Catherine Hockey Sharon Hunjas Julie Hutchings Alan Innes Locust Jones David King
Hyun - Hee Lee Chelsea Lehmann Penny Mason James Iain McKellar Jennifer Mills Sarah Mufford
Reena Naidu Eva Nolan Jessica Nothdurft Kellie O'Dempsey Catherine O'Donnell Belle Palmer
Anastasia Parmson Amanda Penrose Hart Maria Petrova Lucy Ray Alun Rhys Jones Kat Richards
Craig Ruddy Peter Sharp Remnim Alexander Tayco Luke Thurgate Floria Tosca Kate Vassallo
Paul White Taya Woods (Romaie Balak)        


The 2022 JADA is ln view until 11 December 2022,  View the exhibition catalogue 

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