Clunes Ceramic Award

The Clunes Ceramic Award is an initiative of Creative Clunes Inc. and is in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ballarat and the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum.

The winning artist’s work will attract the total prize money of $10,000 contributed by the Hugh Williamson Foundation

This is an acquisitive prize.  In 2019, the work will be acquired by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

High Commendation Award receives a prize of $2,500.

A People’s Choice Award to the value of $2,500 will be awarded and announced close to the conclusion of the exhibition.

Recognition Awards will be presented at the discretion of the judging panel and announced at the exhibition opening.

The Clunes Ceramic Award is a biennial event and was first held in 2009. The success of the first, and following, Award has ensured that The Clunes Ceramic Award will continue to develop as a respected and highly prized Regional Arts Event in the Australian state of Victoria.


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