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Tactile- New works by Malcolm Greenwood opens August 18 at Mansfield Gallery- 99 Crown St Darlinghurst



Colour & Fire Opens at Breathing Colours Art Gallery Balmain- August 15

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5 STONES an Exhibition By Steve Harrison- 15 years of research into single stone Porcelain will be on display at Watters Gallery Sydney from August 15 -2017

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Harrison Invite DL


The Sydney Teapot Show Moves To Kerrie Lowe Gallery Newtown


Australian Ceramics Open Studio weekend 19th to 20th August -Large clay trail map!


Lots of Northern Beaches Ceramics students both past and present are participating in this years Open Studio weekend.

Check out this fantastic map to plan your weekend.

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Social Media Workshop- Handling technology Saturday 26 August 2017



Handling Technology – an informative workshop on social media with a focus on Instagram

Saturday, August 26 – 9AM to 1PM

Northern Beaches Ceramics – Northern Beaches TAFE 154 Old Pittwater Brookvale NSW

Join Nicky Crowley and Todd Pletcher for a workshop focused on using social media. Nicky and Todd will cover a broad range of topics, from the basics of starting an Instagram account and posting images to developing a marketing strategy. This four hour workshop is designed for everyone with question time built in for both beginners, advanced users and makers. While the workshop will be focused on the connection between clay and social media, anyone interest in learning more about the topic is welcome.

Todd Pletcher is the current resident artist and tutor at Northern Beaches Ceramics. He has been a full time studio artist for many years in the US and actively utilizes social media as a marketing tool for his business.

Nicky Crowley Manages social media promotion for several clients in Sydney. A confirmed Ceramic Obsessive Nicky completed a Diploma of Ceramics at Northern Beaches in 2016. ‘Nic’ currently runs her own home studio on the Northern Beaches producing a range of functional ceramic pieces for interiors and design stores.


Please join Nic and Todd for an inspiring morning.

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All Welcome

When- Saturday 26th August

 What Time- 9am to 1pm

Where- Ceramics Dept -C- Block-Northern Beaches TAFE 154 Old Pittwater Brookvale NSW ph-99415242

What is the cost- $25- Pay on the day

Please register your interest via the contact form below.



Australian Ceramics Open Studio weekend 19th to 20th August

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Gillian Hodes Wins the 2017 Craft NSW Emerging Artist Craft Award

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Gillian with her Piece, yes we are pretty excited!

Northern Beaches Ceramics students have a strong presence at the 2017 Craft NSW Emerging Artist Award filling 5 of 22 places.

The award is open to emerging artists with experience in their field of five years or less. Multiple disciplines are represented, fibre, steel, cloth and ceramics and more. Entries from Roy Chandra, Nic Crowley, Dana Lundmark, Jennifer Everett and Gillian Hodes all looked fantastic.

A Big thank you to the Craft NSW Gallery committee for a special event and evening held within this wonderful gallery location with over 100 years of history.

To Grace Cochrane for selecting the participants, speaking on the night and presenting the awards.

Congratulations to Roy, Nic, Dana, Jen and Gillian and the Staff at Northern Beaches Ceramics.

The Emerging artist award is open for viewing 7 days per week from 9.30 am to 5pm at Craft NSW Gallery. 104 George St Sydney Australia until July 2.



2017 Emerging Artist Craft Award

Congratulations to Northern Beaches Ceramics Students Roy Chandra, Gillian Hodes, Dana Lundmark, Nicole Crowley and Jennifer Everett for your successful applications. The very best of luck to each of you.