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Post  Ev on Sun 16 Oct - 18:48

This is on at Lopdell House Gallery Titirangi 14th October - 4th December.
Janet Mansfield was the selector this year and she did a great job!
The premier award of $15,000 went to Bridie Henderson for her work Feathers.
These were three back lit framed boxes featuring ceramic feathers that looked like big necklaces and were beautifully crafted and displayed.
Chris Weaver won the Second Prize Award with his Made to Measure Teapots ... just delightful!
I was thrilled to see that Suzy Dunser had her work selected and that both pieces had sold!
John Parker's three slipcast pieces that had FAKE written on them was so cheeky I laughed out loud Smile
The work that intrigued me the most and kept drawing me back was by Merit Award winner Kirsty Gardiner ARTEFACT that had multiple deceased Huia all lined up and forgive me but they looked so real I thought they would still be warm. Captivating!!!
Another great show at the countrys most premier ceramic exhibition.
I'm hoping to find a link with photos at some stage that I can add.
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Post  mrnarna on Mon 17 Oct - 4:05

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/181839/otago-potters-vie-awards
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Post  Ev on Mon 17 Oct - 19:04

Thanks narna Very Happy
I saw that link, but it doesn't have any of my fav pieces ...
Lopdell House Gallery site only shows one Chris Weaver's teapot.... I want MORE pics!!!!!!!!
I will be going back to check out those deceased birds.... maybe they weren't even Huia ????
By crickey they were fantastic! How did they make them look so real?
The feet were exquistely done :loveit:
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Post  Ev on Tue 18 Oct - 9:47

Yay I found a photo of the winner on nzpotters.com cheers
[Boo Hoo I can't find their potters marks anymore!]

http://www.nzpotters.com/Portage/Portage.cfm
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Post  mrnarna on Sun 13 Nov - 17:01

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Suzy Dunser
Teapots
Earthenware


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Marion Mewburn
The comrades of the Constructivist Teapot Collective achieve their weekly quota
White earthenware, wire, Paperclay


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Elise O'Neill
Tough Bananas
Earthenware Coloured Slips




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Annie Mciver
Untitled Two Hares
Standard Production white earthenware, Mirror, Paint


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Chuck Joseph
Toy Soldiers (Von Tempsky and the Hau Hau 1868)
Earthenware, paperclay, glaze, stains


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Andy Kingston
Long Song
Earthenware, slips, enamels
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Post  mrnarna on Sun 13 Nov - 17:23

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One of the key rings for the White oak frames
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The works are Porcelain, the frames are American White Oak, and was lit with LED lighting.
84x66x14cmx3
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Post  Ev on Sun 13 Nov - 18:44

OMG narna ... how did you manage to take photos of those fabulous pieces????
Lopdell House Gallery hasn't allowed photos for years and years!
Thanks so much though Wink
Did you get any pics of my favourite the Merit Award winning dead birds?
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Post  mrnarna on Mon 14 Nov - 22:46

fraid not we were runnning late for bus so only managed these and a few others that I will upload asap
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Post  mrnarna on Tue 15 Nov - 17:22

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Katie Gold
These are a few of my favourite things
Earthenware white clay
35x120x50cm
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Post  Ev on Sun 27 Nov - 9:08

Photos of my favourite pieces in the show courtesy of mare ..
The Huia birds really look like they are sleeping and will fly off if woken..... amazing!
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Post  Ev on Thu 15 Dec - 9:21

How awesome to see that some of the pieces from this exhibition will be on display at the Suter Gallery in Nelson .... a first!
http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/features/arts/6138078/Loan-got-winner-on-road

Awful news about all of the flooding happening down there today..... : (
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