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Ceramicus 2017

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Ceramicus, our annual exhibition, ran from Saturday 14th October toSunday 29th October 2017.

The exhibition is a showcase of the work by members of the Wellington Potters Association.

Ceramicus 2017 gallery has photos of the exhibition.

Ceramicus opening night awards ceremony gallery showcases the winning artists and their works.

This Year’s Awards were:

  • The Wellington Museum Premiere Acquisition Award for Excellence in Ceramics – $1,000
  • The Vessel Gallery Award for Excellence in Wheel-Thrown Ceramics – $250
  • The Maurice Bennett Memorial Award for Excellence in Hand-built Ceramics – $250
  • The He Kōrero Waihanga Uku Award: Māui Pōtiki -$250
  • The Penthouse Cinema Award for the Peoples’ Choice -$250
  • The Waikato Ceramics Award for a First Time Exhibitor -$150 voucher
  • The Nelson Pottery Supplies Award for Innovation in Ceramics – $100 voucher

The Premiere Award is special. Wellington Museum keeps the work in exchange for the prizemoney of $1000, and the selected piece becomes part of the permanent collection at the Wellington Museum and will be displayed at their discretion.

See Ceramicus opening night awards ceremony gallery for details of the award winners.