The winner of the 2013 Clunes Ceramic Award
Autumn Frost II, 2013Dean Smith

The Clunes Ceramic Award is an initiative of Creative Clunes Inc.
and is in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ballarat and the
Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum.

The winning artist’s work will attract the total prize money of $10,000
This is an acquisitive prize.  In 2015, the work will be acquired by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
The winning work of art will be acquired in alternate years, by the
Art Gallery of Ballarat and the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical
Museum for their Permanent Collections.
A People’s Choice Award to the value of $2,000 will be awarded and announced close to the conclusion of the exhibition.

Recognition Awards will be presented at the discretion of the judging panel and announced at the exhibition opening.

The Clunes Ceramic Award is a biennial event and
was first held in 2009. The success of the first, and following,
Award has ensured that The Clunes Ceramic Award will continue to develop
as a respected and highly prized Regional Arts Event in the Australian
state of Victoria.