2013 Portage trust Ceramic awards

 

Every year for the past five years , I have had the pleasure of photographing the Trusts Portage Ceramic Awards

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Helen Yau – Lace city

 

 

 

 

 

Organised  by the curator and staff of Lopdell house, the awards attract a large number of entries from New Zealand and international artists working in ceramics.

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Sangsool Shim and Keumsun Lee – mountain with snow

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Liz Rowe – Space waste and other cosmic debris

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Helen Yau – E book era

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John Roy – Void

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Sam Ducker -Jones – A headstand with Lloyd in 1988

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Rachel Carter – Solitude in numbers

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Owen Bartlett – Quake stone

The artworks can be challenging to photograph as they vary in shape, size and texture . The abstract nature of many of the artworks means presenting them as sympathetically  as possible to the artist’s vision , and shooting them in a format that is consistent with the demands of the catalogue design .

Artwork form the portage trust ceramic awards 2013

Linda Bruce – Illusionary Machinations: Clouds

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