Artists in Portage ceramic award finals
Ceramic artists are battling it out for a coveted award.
Pt Chevalier resident Brendan Adams, Newton artist Tanja Nola and Westmere’s Chuck Joseph and Louise Rive are all finalists in the 2014 Portage Ceramic Awards.
The artists’ work was selected from more than 260 entries.
The annual awards, established in 2001, celebrate the country’s ceramic sector. Japanese awardwinning ceramicist Takeshi Yasuda will travel from Jingdezhen, China, to judge the competition. The winners will be announced at Titirangi’s Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, formerly Lopdell House Gallery, tomorrow. The finalists’ works will exhibited from November 7 to February 8 at the gallery.
Clay magic: Ceramic artist Brendan Adams is a finalist in the 2014 Portage Ceramic Awards with his clay creation Etiquette Training Cup Right Handed ‘Dexter’.
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