A PRIZE COLLECTION: Studio Ceramics from the Carillon City Festival and Bathurst Art Prizes 1972 - 1998   

 

PENNY SMITH Raku Form 1 1972, raku fired. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Winner Carillon City Festival Art Award 1972. Greg Piper PhotographySUSAN LAURENT Lidded box 1983, porcelain. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Bathurst Art Purchase 1983. Greg Piper PhotographyPETER WILSON Earthwork series 11 1993, ceramic, red iron and chun glaze with wax resist decoration. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase.28th Bathurst Art Purchase 1993. Greg Piper PhotographyMARTIN HALSTEAD Lamp 1983, stoneware barium chalk glaze. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Bathurst Art Purchase 1983. Greg Piper Photography    

10 February - 26 March 2017

This exhibition looks at the genesis of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery’s studio ceramics collection which grew from the Carilon City Festival and Bathurst Art Prizes. Twenty five years of ceramics production are presented (1972 to 1998), representing key figures, influences and trends in the development of Australia’s studio ceramic movement.

A Bathurst Regional Art Gallery exhibition curated by the BRAG Volunteer Guides

 

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IMAGES: PENNY SMITH Raku Form 1 1972, raku fired. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Winner Carillon City Festival Art Award 1972. Greg Piper Photography. SUSAN LAURENT Lidded box 1983, porcelain. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Bathurst Art Purchase 1983. Greg Piper Photography. PETER WILSON Earthwork series 11 1993, ceramic, red iron and chun glaze with wax resist decoration. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase.28th Bathurst Art Purchase 1993. Greg Piper Photography. MARTIN HALSTEAD Lamp 1983, stoneware barium chalk glaze. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Bathurst Art Purchase 1983. Greg Piper Photography. MENU IMAGE: PENNY SMITH Raku Form 1 (detail) 1972, raku fired. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase. Winner Carillon City Festival Art Award 1972. Greg Piper Photography