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Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize Eligibility

Applications for the 2023 Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize are now closed.

Thanks to all that applied to the 2023 Shelley Simpson Ceramics Prize. We now have the tough task of picking the finalists, to be announced in January 2023.

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Eligibility

Applicants must be:

A ceramics artist

An Australian citizen or permanent resident

Not already holding another scholarship

Judging Criteria

Originality

Is your project an original idea?

Ingenuity

Does your project show insight and imagination?

Aesthetic

Does your project have a defined aesthetic appeal?

Craftsmanship

How does your project integrate and illustrate skilled craftsmanship?

Sustainability

How does this project consider the environment?

Community focus

Does your project represent or speak to a particular community?

Functional or Art

What category does your work fit in? We welcome all expressions of creativity.

Timeline

Entries open — 8 August 2022

Entries close — 30 November 2022

Finalists/shortlist announced — January 2023

Winner announced — February 2023