Monday, October 19, 2015

CERAMICS Southern Africa Gauteng 2015 G & W Mineral Resources Regional Exhibition

Madoda Fani - coiled, carved, burnished and smoke fired vessel (detail)
Ndebele Milling & Mining Premier Award.

CERAMICS Southern Africa Gauteng

2015 G & W Mineral Resources Regional Exhibition.

The annual ceramics awards exhibition is organised and facilitated by Ceramics SA: Gauteng Province. The exhibition showcases ceramics produced by the most accomplished ceramists in the region. Ceramics in all shapes and sizes showcasing the entire spectrum of ceramic materials, including forming techniques and processes, as well as a wide range of surface development options (glazes etc.). The work is all for sale.

Opening and awards event: Sunday 11 Oct.: 10:30 for 11:00.

Gallery Hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00.

Exhibition run: Monday 12 Oct. until Friday 23 Oct. 2015.

Special Feature
Ceramics by Design: Lower Ground Floor.
This Design based exhibition comprises of ceramics produced by Industrial Design students between 2012 and 2015 and past Ceramic Design students.

Award Winners
Ndebele Milling & Mining Premier Award   R7 500

Madoda Fani – body of work – coiled, carved, burnished and smoke fired vessels

Glazecor Award   R4 000
Eunice Botes – body of work – Porcelain drawn, incised & sprigs applied

Melanie Robinson Award   R4 000
Gaby Snyman – porcelain group of hand built porcelain blossom vessels

Ultra-Furn Award   R3 000
Lelage Hunter – body of work – terracotta handbuilt vessels

Lionheart Chemical Enterprises Award   R2 000
Lindy van Hasselt – porcelain hand sculpted netsuke hares

Belmont Ceramics Award   R2 000 Gift Voucher
Pam Schroeder – porcelain & sgraffito vessel

Potters Supplies & Mail Order Award   R1 000 Gift Voucher
Dale Lambert – body of work – 3 thrown ombre blue stoneware vessels

Van Tuyl Kilns New Signature Award   R1 000
Jean Grobler – Urban Fabric piece (3 thrown vessels and wooden base)

Highly commended Certificates
Helena de Waal – light sculpture / installation

Karen van der Riet – body of work – porcelain thrown lidded vessels

Fran Lessing – black & white coiled sgraffito vessels

Sandy Godwin – body of work – thrown porcelain lace decorated vessels