Clunes Ceramic Award 2022


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.

Andrea Barker Collected Silences - 2019 Winner
Vanessa Lucas - Pearl Jugs - 2017 Winner
Prue Venables - Black Oval Vessel & Spoon - 2015 Winner
Dean Smith - Autumn Frost II -2013 Winner

Home of The Ceramics Award Clunes

The winning artist's work attracts prize money of $10,000

The Clunes Ceramic Award is a biennial event first held in 2009.


The winning artist’s work will attract the total prize money of $10,000 contributed by the Hugh Williamson Foundation.

A High Commendation Award to the value of $2500

A Peoples Choice Award to the value of $2500

+ Recognition Awards

Events & Exhibitions

Exhibition preview 
Locals, Collectors and Galleries event 30th September 2022

Official Exhibition opening & announcement of winners
Saturday 1st October 2022

Exhibition Dates
Saturday 1st October to Sunday 23rd October 2022

Open:  Thursday to Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pm

Venue: Union Bank Arts Centre 22 Fraser St  Clunes, VIC  3370


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-Brought To You By The Creative Clunes Team


Creative Clunes Inc, the producers of the Clunes Booktown Festival, Booktown on Sunday and the Clunes Ceramic Award, is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

We respectfully acknowledge the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung people – traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.


Our Key Partners

Art Gallery of Ballarat
Hugh Williamson Foundation
Castlemaine Art Museum

We are grateful to our sponsors

CCA 2019 Winner