Clunes Ceramic Award Exhibition 2019
September 28 : 10:30 am - 4:30 pm AEST
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2019
2019 CLUNES CERAMIC AWARDS
The Clunes Ceramic Award is a biennial event and was first held in 2009. The success of the first, and following, Award has ensured that The Clunes Ceramic Award will continue to develop as a respected and highly prized Regional Arts Event in the Australian state of Victoria.
Guest Judge: Chris Weaver
Chris is one of New Zealand’s leading ceramicists, having graduated from Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, in 1976 with a Diploma in Fine and Applied Arts with Distinction in Design and Sculpture and a Certificate in Ceramics.
The winning artist’s work will attract the total prize money of $10,000 contributed by the Hugh Williamson Foundation
This is an acquisitive prize. In 2019, the work will be acquired by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
The Runner Up receives a prize of $2,500 contributed by Terry Cocks and Family.
A People’s Choice Award to the value of $2,500 will be awarded and announced close to the conclusion of the exhibition.
Recognition Awards will be presented at the discretion of the judging panel and announced at the exhibition opening.
Exhibition open from Saturday 28 September to Sunday 13 October 2019
Open: Thursday to Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Union Bank Artscentre, 22 Fraser Street, Clunes, VIC 3370
As an addition to the main exhibition this year, businesses in the main street of Clunes will host individual pieces from local ceramicists.