The Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award was established by Manningham Council in 2009 to support Victorian studio ceramics and acknowledge the special place that ceramics has in the Manningham region.
The biennial acquisitive award and accompanying exhibition celebrates the best in contemporary Victorian ceramic art practice from across the state. Works acquired through the award form part of the Manningham Art Collection and are subsequently displayed in public buildings throughout the municipality, as well as regularly featuring in Manningham Art Gallery exhibitions.
Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award 2017
Major Award $10,000
Merit Award Acquisitions up to $4,000
Entries for the 2017 award will open soon.
The 2017 award will be judged by Janet DeBoos.
You may enter up to three individual artworks. Each artwork entry costs $30.
Entrants are required to submit up to three high resolution images per artwork entry (min. recommended - jpg or tiff; 300dpi; 1920 x 1080pixels).
Entries Open: Soon
Entries Close: Monday 26 June
Finalists Notified and Announced: Friday 14 July
Finalists Exhibition Opening: Wednesday 16 August
Finalists Exhibition Closes: Saturday 23 September
Past Winners and Acquisitions
The Manningham Art Collection includes almost thirty ceramic artworks acquired through the Award since 2009, representing some of the best contemporary ceramic work in Victoria. View a full list of past winners and acquisitions.