Quarry Ceramic Awards 2023

Whats On

The Quarry Ceramic Awards for 2023 will open on Friday 13 October 5pm, with Judges Announcements at 5:30pm. These will be also shown live via an online platform. The Exhibition will be on show until Saturday 11 November.

The Exhibition will consist of 40+ pieces from around Aotearoa, show-casing the talents of ceramic artists residing in New Zealand. All pieces will be for sale.

Sponsors and prize pool Open Ceramic Award – Top Prize – $2000 in cash and prizes - Sponsored by Creative Northland and the Quarry Arts Centre. Judges’ Merit Award Sponsors: Macs Mud, Kiwi Underglaze, Primo Clay, Abbots Glazes, CCG, Claybright Underglaze, Quarry Kiln Award – Up to $500 use of Quarry Kilns People’s Choice Award – 4 week residency at Driving Creek + $1000 to spend on clay, glazes and firings

Join us for the opening night on Friday 13th October to find out who wins!

The Gallery Shop will be open for purchasing works 15 minutes after the announcements. All works are for sale and this is done on a “first come, first serve;’ basis.

The Exhibition event will continue in the Gallery until Saturday 11th November, closing 4.30pm

How to Find Us

Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei

Event Dates

Friday 13 October 2023 - Saturday 11 November 2023 05:00PM - 04:30PM