call for entry: 50th National Pottery Competition and Exhibition – Port Hacking Potters Group

The Port Hacking Potters are based in Cronulla a suburb of Sydney NSW Australia and this year will celebrate their 50th National Pottery Competition in October 2018. Call for entries is now open and closes 9 October 2018. No International entries but entries from any state in Australia are welcome. Read all about it from this link on the Australian Ceramics website: follow the links and download the entry form or email to to have one sent to you. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for updates.

call for entry: 49th National Port Hacking Potters Competition

To be held at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea, NSW 
16 – 28 September 2016
Includes Award for Indigenous Ceramic Artists.
Entries close 9 September 2016
Award Presentation in the gallery 2pm Saturday 17 September 2016
Open to all residents of Australia.  
Email for application form to

call for entry: Port Hacking 18th National Pottery Competition and Exhibition

Port Hacking Potters are pleased to announce their 
48th National Pottery Competition will be held
 in September at the Community Gallery
of Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, The Kingsway, Gymea.


Entry Forms now available-

Phone 0407 229 151 or email to 

(copy and paste address)

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Entries close 8 September 2014.

Port Hacking Potters Group – The Empty Bowls Project 2013

The Port Hacking Potters Group are Co-Hosting an Empty Bowls Project in the Sutherland Shire in conjunction with the Sutherland Shire Lioness Club and with the help of student potters from both Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre and the Ceramic Design Studio TAFE NSW SI Gymea Campus.


The event will take place

from 12 noon to 4pm

21 Hunter Street Kirrawee NSW

We are also having a Silent Auction and invite potters and ceramic
artists from across Australia to donate a piece of their work. (please
email for delivery details).
Celebrities (author
Kathy Lette, actor Claudia Karvan, TV personalities plus the local
football team) have signed bowls that will also go to auction.

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hand crafted bowls donated by ceramic artist, Bob Wood

Call for entry : Port Hacking Potters 47th National Competition 2012

Tim Mantzouridis – “Ambiguous Perception7” Winner 2010 Port Hacking Potters Award

This event is held every second year at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre, Gymea NSW.

The event has been part of the ceramics calendar for the past 50 years
as it used to be held annually.  It has been a spring-board for the
careers of many famous potters and ceramic artists.

In 2012 the event will take place from 22 September with an Official
Opening and will continue until 3 October 2012 when any unsold entries
must be collected.

This year our Judge will be Greg Daly.   Here is a quote from the Entry Form:

About the Judge –

Daly is a ceramic artist resident of the Cowra district and lecturer at
the Australian National    University – Ceramic Workshop.  A member of
the International Academy of Ceramics – Geneva, he is a ceramicist of
national and international standing with works in national and
over 75 international    galleries / museums. 
my own work, I have concern for the whole piece – throwing, finishing,
glazing, firing, decorating are all important to me in the creation of
the work. Images, illusions of surface and the form they are placed upon
to create individual works”.

Entry Forms are now available.
If you would like to receive an entry form please email to:

ENTRIES  CLOSE Friday  14 September 2012