Call for Artists: 2018 Biennial North Queensland Ceramic Awards

Dates extended! Applications now close Monday 30 April 2018

Pinnacles Gallery and the North Queensland Potters’ Association Inc. invite entries into the 2018 Biennial North Queensland Ceramic Awards. These awards have long aimed to increase public exposure to a high standard of pottery from around the nation. A showcase for both well-known and emerging artists, this competition displays the diversity of ceramic art currently being produced in Australia.

The City of Townsville Art Collection Award of $10,000 continues to provide both opportunity for artists to become a part of one of the nation’s most significant ceramic collections, as well as ensuring the continued growth of this important subsection of the City of Townsville Art Collection. Selected works will be on display at Pinnacles Gallery from 27 July – 16 September 2018 and will be eligible in various categories beyond the major City of Townsville Art Collection Award.

Place: Pinnacles Gallery, Riverway Arts Centre, 20 Village Blvd, Townsville QLD 4817

Entry form:

More info: (07) 4773 8871


Applications Close | Monday 30 April 2018

Artists Advised of Selection | Wednesday 30 May 2018

Delivery of Art Works | 9am – 4pm, Friday 20 July 2018

Announcement and Official Opening | Friday 27 July 2018

Exhibition Dates | 27 July – 16 September 2018

Collection of Artworks | 9am – 4pm, Tuesday 18 September 2018

Ceramic-Awards extended-2018


2016 North Queensland Ceramic Awards

Pinnacles Gallery 11 March – 1 May 2016


 An Intuitive Approach to Sculpture in Clay  with Sandy Brown

13 & 14th October 2012

This will be a great opportunity to work with an internationally renowned potter who lives in the UK but is visiting Townsville from the Adelaide Conference.

It will be a conceptual 2-day workshop with numbers limited to 8 and it is filling fast. If you’re interested please let Wendy know by email. The cost will be $200 NQPA Members and $250 Non Members.  BYO preferred clay and tools.


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