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NZP National Tableware Exhibition 2017

Entries are now open for the NZP National Tableware Exhibition 2017.

The exhibition will be held at Toi Gallery, Pataka, Porirua from 9 June - 16 July.

Selector: Janet Smith, Cambridge 
Excellence award: Dish Magazine - Profile story in August/September issue Development award: Collis Studio - One week professional development residency 
Merit award: Gordon Harris- $200 materials voucher 

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Doris Lusk Ceramics Residency - Christchurch 2017

Applications  are  now  open  for  an exciting  teaching  opportunity!

Applications close 21st April 2017

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The Cleveland National Art Awards

The Otago Art Society Presents: The Cleveland National Art Awards, a biennial exhibition kindly sponsored by The Cleveland Charitable Foundation. There is a $9000 prize pool for artists entered in the exhibition.

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Canterbury Fired Up 2017 14th-25th June 

Opening 6pm Wednesday 14th June

We invite anyone who is a member of a pottery club in Canterbury to submit up to 8 pieces of work, one of which can be a set/pair, for this exhibition.

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South Street Ceramic's "Go To Man"

South St Gallery has closed its doors with the man behind it honoured as the ‘go-to man’ of ceramics and an all round great bloke, Judith Ritchie of the Nelson Mail reports. Mike Rogers is a legend. He’s the ‘go-to man’ of ceramics in the region, and some say, the country. Rogers is much loved and will be missed as the frontman of a gallery that has been a hub for potters for nearly 40 years.

On Sunday, after a gathering of potters, friends and supporters, South St Gallery closed its rustic doors.

The ever-positive Rogers has sold the building and is having some well-earned quiet time after greeting thousands of customers at the door. Potters adore his passion, generosity and unwavering understated support. He has clearly had a ball running his eclectic gallery. ‘‘You can’t call this a job,’’ he says. ‘‘It’s a life’s passion.’’ He is proud of the people he’s sold for, the standard of work and remembers those who have come and gone. Judith Richie - Nelson Mail    03-Apr-2017

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What's On
Richard Stratton - Living History
Saturday March 25, 2017 - Sunday July 2, 2017
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
By the Sea, On the Sea, In the Sea - Katie Gold and Owen Bartlett
Wednesday April 5, 2017 - Tuesday April 25, 2017
Form Gallery, 468 Colombo St, Christchurch
An Obsessive Pursuit
Monday April 10, 2017 - Wednesday May 3, 2017
NZP National Tableware Exhibition 2017
Friday June 9, 2017 - Sunday July 16, 2017
Toi Gallery, Pataka, Porirua
Canterbury All Fired Up
Wednesday June 14, 2017 - Sunday June 25, 2017
Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

Did you know?
You can look through our collection of potters' marks online
Click here to go to the "Potters' Marks page.

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NZ Potters 50th Anniversary Mosaics

To celebrate 50 years since incorporation we are constructng a mosaic of current members work. Simply click on an image to enlarge it and discover the name of the potter.

The mosaic page click here

Elements 2017

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New Zealand Potters (Inc.)

Registered as an incorporated society in 1965 by an enthusiastic group of potters in Wellington, New Zealand, NZ Potters (Inc.) has grown to become a significant international voice in New Zealand ceramics. The affiliation of about three dozen independent pottery clubs throughout New Zealand together with a number of corporate businesses greatly increases its effective membership. We are a national, not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of practising potters and ceramicists, students of ceramics and all those interested in New Zealand ceramics. We actively support and promote quality, and we encourage and support specialist ceramics education nationally.
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