Waiclay National Ceramics Award 2017

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Date 17 November 201717 February 2018

Time 10am - 5pm daily

Location Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton

Final week to see the Waiclay National Ceramics Exhibition at Waikato Museum.

A bi-annual selected exhibition providing a platform for emerging and established ceramic artists and studio potters across New Zealand to showcase their artworks.

This year's selector Rowley Drysdale was born in outback Queensland in 1957 and the land remains a central inspiration in his artwork.  His studio 'Quixotica' is located at Cooroy on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
​Rowley is a highly respected lecturer and his anagama kiln at Cooroy is fired three to four times each year. Rowley’s creative energy is divided between vessel orientated ceramics, and wall works which combine clay.

Friday 17 November

  • Opening and awards night 5:30 - 7pm

 

Saturday 18 November

  • 10:30am Walk and talk with selector Rowley Drysdale.
  • 1:30pm  Design & Layout Talk John Parker
  • 2pm Panel Discussion
Selector & Judge: Rowley Drysdale

Selector & Judge: Rowley Drysdale

Award Winners

Congratulations to all the finalists and award winners in the 2017 Waiclay National Ceramics Award.

Premier Award Winner - Maureen Allison, Silver Award - Jinho Jeong, Merit Awards: Kate McLean, Peter Collis and Nicola Dench, Waikato Award - DeAnne Lawford - Smith.

Premier Award Winner - Maureen Allison

Premier Award Winner - Maureen Allison

Merit Award - Kate McLean

Merit Award - Kate McLean

Merit Award - Nicola Dench

Merit Award - Nicola Dench

Silver Award - Jinho Jeong

Silver Award - Jinho Jeong

Merit Award - Peter Collis

Merit Award - Peter Collis

Waikato Award - DeAnne Lawford - Smith

Waikato Award - DeAnne Lawford - Smith

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