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OTAGO/SOUTHLAND – Nicole Kolig

Planning continues for the 60th National Exhibition. Our team behind the retrospective exhibition are looking to conduct short interviews of key figures in Ceramics NZ/New Zealand Society of Potters history. If you are a life member or have been involved in...

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CANTERBURY/WEST COAST

GESTURES – ELENA RENKER 5 June - 25 June 2021 Form Gallery Elena Renker has been making for approximately 40 years. This solo exhibition focuses her work creating shino glazed bowls and cups - by faceting the exterior of the pot. Through this process Elena creates an...

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OTAGO/SOUTHLAND – Nicole Kolig

Planning continues for the 60th National Exhibition. Our team behind the retrospective exhibition are looking to conduct short interviews of key figures in Ceramics NZ/New Zealand Society of Potters history. If you are a life member or have been involved in...

CANTERBURY/WEST COAST

GESTURES – ELENA RENKER 5 June - 25 June 2021 Form Gallery Elena Renker has been making for approximately 40 years. This solo exhibition focuses her work creating shino glazed bowls and cups - by faceting the exterior of the pot. Through this process Elena creates an...

NELSON/MARLBOROUGH – Bronwyn Jones

Nelson Potters Association recently held its AGM. Membership this coming year is expected to be up 20%. Advantages of membership include the ability to be included on the Nelson Potters pamphlet and map, which is available at key tourist information centres, and to be...

WELLINGTON/WESTERN DISTRICTS – Karla Marie

Karla Marie joins the Ceramics NZ Council as the newly appointed Regional Council Member for Wellington. I’m incredibly excited to be taking over the role of Wellington/Western districts RCM (regional council member), I will know some of you from my time at WPA and...

CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND – Yasmin Fransmayr-Davis

Entries open for Waiclay on 21 June 2021. This year’s selector is Melbourne based ceramic artist, Prue Venables. Waiclay is working within Covid restrictions but are optimistic that Prue will be able to travel.  Additional events include a demonstration/workshop with...

AUCKLAND – Emily Siddell

AUCKLAND – Emily Siddell

This month in Auckland the ASP volunteers are out in force with the help of Duncan Shearer to build a new wood kiln. 'Making a Mark' is an exhibition by Elena Renker at Public Record in Ponsonby featuring her signature bold and elegant wood fired vessels. The show...

NORTHLAND

Entries are now open for the 4th Annual Open Ceramics Art Awards, hosted by the Quarry Arts Centre. The Great Plate Annual Fundraiser for the Quarry Arts Centre is happening again this July. Around 100 artists support the fundraiser by contributing to design planes...

Quartz – the Museum of Studio Ceramics

Quartz – the Museum of Studio Ceramics

The name Quartz may seem odd for a museum devoted to ceramics but for its owner Rick Rudd, it's perfect. He quotes A Potter's Book, by Bernard Leach: "Quartz, raised to a red heat, quenched in water and ground to a powder is a most valuable material to potters both in...

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