International Ceramics Festival

Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th July 2015

Potclays Emerging Makers Award

2013 Award Winners: Tina Neale & Lisa Svensk

In 2013 there were two award winners – Tina Neale will participate in a Visiting Artist Award at the Archie Bray Foundation, Montana and Lisa Svensk will participate in a Visiting Artist Award at the Waikato Potters Association New Zealand. Tina has documented the experience on her blog at ( you can also follow her progress via her facebook page: (tinanealeceramics).
Selected makers for 2013: Ros Perton, Betul Katigoz, Fiona Byrne Sutton, Liz Blande, Tina Neale and Lisa Svensk

Applications for the Emerging Makers Award 2015

What is it?

The Emerging Makers Award is an opportunity for new potters and artists working with clay who have graduated from college within the past five years, to present a Powerpoint slideshow about their practice at the International Ceramics Festival. Six makers will be selected to present their slideshow at the festival, from these six makers two will be chosen to take part in our International Visiting Artist Residency Award. For more information about this please visit the (Emerging Makers Award) page.

The Potclays Emerging Makers Award will be selected during the weekend by the festival customers and will be presented during the closing Ceremony of the Festival.

All six selected applicants will received free entry to the festival (excluding accommodation and subsistence). Successful applicants will be notified prior to the event by email

More details can be found on our Emerging Makers Page:

International Ceramics Festival

Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Penglais, Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion, Wales (UK)
SY23 3DE

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