Congratulations to Margaret Sumich - Winner of The Nelson Pottery Supplies Merit Award at the Ceramics NZ 59th National Exhibition.

This exhibition is at Expressions Whirinaki, Upper Hutt until 23rd September.

Margarets award winning piece is named 'Handle With Care'. The clay was Primo PW20, fired to 1300 degrees in a soda firing with also a little bit of salt. The Barbed Wire was from her cousin.

Nelson Pottery Supplies would also like to make special mention to Mandy Gargiulo from Nelson on winning the Wellclay Premier Award.

The award winning piece named 'Wave Bowl'.

Well done Mandy. Awesome.

Royce McGlashen was the selector and guest exhibitor. 5 pieces by Royce at this exhibition.

Congratulations also to

Shannon Boyd - Canz Award for 'Snowballs with Sunshine'

Jo Howard - Primo Clays Functional Excellence Award for 'Sleeping Cat Bowl'

Tammy Kuypers - Bot Pots Non Functional Excellence Award for 'Xt+1=Kxt(-xt)(Chaos)

Mike Page - Vessel first time Exhibitor award for 'On Reflection'