Events on and around the Peninsula


1. A lifetime’s journey with clay – a survey of Johanna DeMaine’s work from 1971-2018 as well as her ongoing collaboration with Tatsuya Tsutsui continuing to 23 February 2019 at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum. Tel: 07 4976 6766. Email:

2. Petite Pieces 2019 by Aspire Gallery, Paddington from 13 February to 2 March 2019 at 53 Kennedy Terrace Paddington. Applications close Saturday 2 February. Application form found at

3. Table for Two by Darling Downs Potters’ Club from 2 to 29 March 2019 at their club, 145 West Street, Toowoomba. For more information call (07) 4632 7021.

4. Expressions of Interest in the Melbourne Teapot Exhibition from Friday 2 to Sunday 31 August 2019 at Stonehouse Gallery in Warrandyte. Deadline: Thursday 28 February. For more details, contact

5. Online masterclasses by Australian Ceramics (TACA): March masterclass: 4-25 March 2019. Whimsical Handbuilt Creatures with Clairy Laurence. Visit TACA’s website for details.

6. Cultivate the Arts by Moreton Bay Regional Council. Writing a business plan for artists on 9 March 2019 at 4 Hasking Street Caboolture. Go to Council’s website for details.

7. Ceramic Conference Victoria from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 March 2019 at Yarra Valley Estate. For more details and booking, go to

8. Online masterclasses by TACA: April masterclass: 1-24 April 2019. Sophisticated surfaces with Shannon Garson. Visit TACA’s website for details.

9. The Biennial Kingaroy Sculpture Prize by Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery from 1 April to 25 May 2019 with an Open Award of $7,000. Entry from

10. Kevin Boyd 2019 Brisbane Workshop on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at A Ceramics, West End. Cost: $150. For all queries, go to

11. Decorating workshop with Pauline Bladin by Gold Coast Potters on Saturday 6 April 2019 from 9.30am to 3.30pm at Gold Coast Potters Benowa Studios. Hands-on workshop explores decorating techniques including brushwork, sgraffito, wax resist, slip trailing and more. Check out their website for details.

12. Cultivate the Arts by Moreton Bay Regional Council. Engaging with social media on 13 April at 4 Hasking Street Caboolture. Visit Council’s website for details.

13. Printing on porcelain with Stephanie Outridge Field by Ceramic Arts Moreton Bay on Sunday 14 April from 9am t0 3pm at North Pine Potters. Check out details on their website.

14. Glass slumping for potters with Bill Powell on 13 and 14 April 2019 at his studio 1 Winderadeen Court Nerang. Sold Out!! Watch out for next workshop. Contact Bill on

15. Holding Space, Making Place, The 15th Australian Ceramics Triennale, in Hobart, Tasmania from 1 to 4 May 2019 with TACA Members’ Exhibition 2019. Submissions closed on Thursday 1 May 2018. For more details, go to

16. Online masterclasses by TACA: May masterclass: 6-25 May 2019. Terra Sigillata Bonanza with Pru Morrison. Visit TACA’s website for details.

17. Moreton Bay Region Art Award from 17 – 26 May 2019 at Strathpine Community Centre. Prizes include an Acquisitive Award of $8,000. Entry closes on 1 March 2019. Details go to

18. Craft Pottery Award by Peter Stephens, South Australia. Entry and submission close on 31 May 2019. 3 awards each of $2,000. Get full details at

19. Online masterclasses by TACA: June masterclass: 3-29 June 2019. Handbuilding large forms with Avital Sheffer. Visit TACA’s website for details.

20. Ceramics with Peter Biddulph: Wheel throwing and decoration from 1 to 5 July 2019, 9am – 4.30pm at USQ Toowoomba Campus. Moer information at

21. Australian Ceramic Open Studios on 17 & 18 August 2019 by TACA. More details following.

22. Swell 2019 Sculpture Festival from 13 to 22 September 2019 at Currumbin Beach Walkway. Entries close 31 January 2019. Details at

23. Ceramix, TACA’s exhibition 2020 from 29 May to 19 July 2020 at Manly Art Gallery & Museum, NSW. Submit your proposal by 1 March 2019. For more information, go to; subject: CERAMIX request for information.