© 2011-15 Sait Akkirman, including all photographs.
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery o Portage Ceramic Awards 2015 - 12/11/2015.
PART ONE - A selection from the finalists.
o Greg Barron - "Altered Form with Crackle Pattern" - woodfired stoneware.
o Caitlin Moloney - "The Inside Language" - locally dug clay with clay slip design,
clear glaze inside.
o Liz Fea - "Mt Ida - two views" - earthenware.
o Grancy Fu - "Chawon (Japanese tea bowls)" - stoneware.
o Ann Verdcourt -"Group with Blue Jug" - various clays with oxides mixed into body (hand built),
red iron paintwash on wooden base, electric kiln fire cone.
o Nicole Kolig - "Transforming" - pure arcanum glaze, stoneware clay.
o Karuna Douglas - "The Cosmic Dance" - casting slip.
o Stephen Bailey - "Petit Soccos" - stoneware.
o Robyn Sievwright - "Whirlpool" - earthenware hand coiled pot.
o Sharon Terizzi - "Filter" - earthenware.
o Caroline Earley & Kate Walker - "Intersexions" - ceramic with underglaze inlay and flocking.
o Renee Boyd - "Still life - vessels" - a mix of stoneware and bone china clay.
o Maak Bow - "You can't take it with you" - mid fired clay.
o Sam Duckor-Jones - "always bring a poem to a fist fight" - ceramic, paint.
o Kiya Nancarrow - "Ripple Effect" - stoneware clay.
o Helen Yau - "Citylights Catalogue" - earthenware paperclay. (Foreground)
o Mel Ford - "The Firing Line" - smoke-fired local Wellington clay, epoxy and eartquake wax.
o Shim & Lee - "Dream in the Midnight Garden" - stoneware.
o Paul Maseyk - "The cow" - driving creek railway clay, slips, glaze, cone 7 gas fired.