Manningham Victorian Ceramic Arts Awards

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

View all this year's finalists or download the Icon for application/pdf 2017 Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award Catalogue (1.55 MB)

Major Award $10,000

Merit Award Acquisitions up to $4,000

The 2017 award will be judged by Janet DeBoos, with winners announced at the exhibition opening on Wednesday 16 August.

Key Dates:

Entries Close: New deadline - Friday 30 June, 5pm
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.