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Canberra Potters 2022 Members’ Exhibition


Canberra Potters


 11 November to 4 December 2022.

Opening: 6pm, Thurs 10 Nov 2022.


Tuesday to Saturday


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2022 Award Winners

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About the Exhibition


Front image: Lea Durie, 2021 Doug Alexander Award Winner


Opened 6pm Thursday 10 November.


Canberra Potters is proud to present its annual Members’ Exhibition featuring some of the best work created by its members during the last twelve months.

The exhibition presents the inexhaustible breadth of ceramic arts through works using combinations of different clays, making, decorating and firing techniques to create works that are unique in form, texture and colour. Demonstrating the trends in contemporary ceramics practice, this is Canberra’s major ceramic show of the year.

An award pool of over $3000 is donated by our generous sponsors, with the premier award of the exhibition being the $1000 Doug Alexander Memorial Award.

The Doug Alexander Memorial Award:

Each year since 1990, Canberra Potters have given the Doug Alexander Award to an exceptional potter in our annual Members’ Exhibition. It is presented in celebration and honour of Doug Alexander who was the resident potter at Cuppacumbalong Arts and Craft Centre at Tharwa, from 1976 to 1981 – brought short by his untimely death.

Doug Alexander made a huge contribution to the development of functional ceramics in Australia and, when he moved to Canberra, Doug Alexander’s experience and knowledge gave a fillip to pottery in Canberra. This $1000 cash prize is proudly sponsored by Canberra Potters.
Information retrieved from Doug Alexander –  A Retrospective. 


1-6 November, 10.30am - 3.30pm (3pm on Sunday)

Entries to be delivered to Canberra Potters with entry form and entry fee.

8-10 November

Selection of exhibits and installation

6pm 10 November 2022

Awards Ceremony & Exhibition Opening

11 November to 4 December

Exhibition Open

Sunday 4 December, 3-4pm and Monday 5 December, 10-4pm

Collection of unsold exhibits


All current Canberra Potters members are invited to submit work for the Canberra Potters 2022 Members’ Exhibition, so have a look on your shelves for something that might be suitable which you’ve created in the last 12 months!

- Exhibitors must be a current member of Canberra Potters
- Entries must be the original work of the exhibitor, have been completed in the 12 months preceding the exhibition, and must not have been exhibited in a previous Canberra Potters Annual Members’ Exhibition.
- A maximum of two entries may be submitted
- Entries must made of ceramic materials, with any non-ceramic components forming a minor part 
- Each application incurs a $30 participation fee, plus $5 for an additional second entry (payable when work is delivered to Canberra Potters).  
- The gallery retains a 30% commission (inc. GST) on all entries for sale. 
- The exhibition is a selected exhibition and the judge has the right to reject any work for whatever reason. Other works may be excluded by Canberra Potters for space and/or display considerations.

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