The 2017 Clarence Prize Exhibition will be held from September 8 to October 8 in the Barn at Rosny Farm Arts Centre.
This biennial event has found its niche within Australia’s art community as a prize that celebrates accessible furniture art and is open to furniture designers operating within Australia.
The Prize contributes to Tasmania’s reputation as a leading cultural hub, brimming with vibrant arts experiences.
Shortlisted designers for the 2017 Clarence Prize include Andrew Carvolth, Bernard Chandley, Bryan Cush, Hugh Altschwager, Jye Edwards, Murray Antill, Nicole Monks, Sara Lindsay, Tom Fereday, Niklavs Rubenis, Berto Pandolfo, Michael Travalia, Anna Freeman, James Howe, and Nicholas Fuller.
In 2017 one acquisitive prize of $20,000 will be awarded to the winner. The work will be acquired into the Clarence Collection. One non-acquisitive prize of $1,500 will be awarded for a work that is highly commended. One non-acquisitive encouragement award of $1,500 will be made to an emerging artist/designer.
2015 Winners List
Winner $20,000 acquisitive award; Liam Mugavin: Koto Light
Highly commended award; Andrew Bartlett and Deb Jones – Bench seat DAB 714
Emerging designer award;Isabel Hazbun
For further information contact the Gallery Coordinator or Arts and Cultural Development
Coordinator – Phone (03) 6217 9607 or Email email@example.com
2015 Liam Mugavin (SA) Koto Light
2013 Laura McCusker (TAS) I-Beam Bench
2011 Simon Ancher (TAS) Clipped Wing Sideboard
2009 Fukutoshi Ueno (QLD) Dress Code Stools
2007 Sally Brown (TAS) Warp Bench