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Call for Entries: Portage 2022

By Sam Hartnett
New Zealand's premier award for contemporary ceramics


Entries closing soon!

Te Uru is delighted to present the Portage Ceramic Awards 2022. This annual award provides a vital platform to showcase the diversity of contemporary clay practices in Aotearoa.

You can enter online here. Or download an entry form from here. Read the 2022 terms and conditions here.


Entries close: 22 August 2022, 12noon
Shortlisted entries notified: 7 October 2022
Shortlisted works received: 18 October 2022
Finalists announced: 27 October 2022
Awards announced: 25 November 2022
Exhibition at Te Uru: 26 November 2022 – February 2023



The 2022 awards will have a two-stage process overseen by this year’s judge. An initial shortlist of works will be selected by the judge from submitted images. Those artists will be invited to send their works to Te Uru for the final selection, where the judge will select the exhibiting works and award winners.



For the latest updates and ongoing Portage news, keep an eye on this page via or the Portage Ceramic Awards Facebook page.


Image: Portage 2021 by Sam Hartnett

Written by

Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery

27 Jul 2022

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