Otago/Southland Report, July 2021

One week to go to submit work for the 60th National Diamond Jubilee Exhibition! 

Entries close this coming Friday 20th at 5pm.

For more information and online entry submissions visit www.ceramicsnz.org/get-involved/opportunities/

We are grateful to Creative New Zealand and the NZ Lottery Grants Board for supporting this event and to all our sponsors. In addition to the Primo-Pro premier prize of $3000, entrants will be eligible for the Imerys Excellence Award of $1000, the Driving Creek Pottery Professional Development Residency Award valued at $1000, the Pack & Send Merit Award $750, the Nelson Pottery Supplies Emerging Artist Award of $500 worth of materials and the People’s Choice Award of $250 worth of materials sponsored by CCG.

The awards night will be held at 6pm on Friday 22 October 2021 and the exhibition will run from 23 October 2021 to 20 November 2021. All works selected for the exhibition will be published in a full colour catalogue.

See full announcement on our website here.

Details for the judges talk, gallery “walk about” and Dunedin School of Art workshops and other events happening across the 60th National opening weekend can be found here on our events page.

We are pleased to be able to offer discounted accommodation for the 60th through Motel Moray. Motel Moray is located a short walk from the venue. Mention Ceramics NZ when you book directly and receive a 10% discount.

Our exhibition team is working away on the retrospective aspect of the celebrations. If you would like to be involved in the film project or have archival material you think would be of interest, please get in touch through the contact page on our website.