23 March 2013

Clay on Display @ The Sydney Royal Easter Show

I wonder if we will have to change the name of the Sydney Royal Easter Show if we become a Republic one day?
Along with 9 other members of the Port Hacking Potters Group we manned the Feature Display, "Clay on Display"  for a day this week.

Each year the Show organisers promote a particular craft and this year was our turn.

The idea was to show off our techniques and encourage the public to consider taking classes or at least appreciate what goes into making a finished piece of clay work.

The central display was organised by the Australian Ceramic Assn and then the huge stand was bordered by a work space where a pottery wheel was setup and tables for hand builders and one for decorators.

bowls decorated by Therese

my own pieces being decorated with scaffito and piecing

There was also a Competition Section which I entered with one of my pig sculptures

Revenue Lineup at the Show

and my friend Therese was happy I had talked her into entering her lovely bowl:
Therese looking pleased at winning a Highly Commended red ribbon and it was sold too!
as it won a Highly Commended.

We all came home tired but pleased with our efforts to promote our Art.

I'll be sharing this post to my Facebook page and also over to Mud Colony - the bloggers group.


Therese said...

You beat me to it Anna! you are so quick and efficient with putting new things up on your blog. I still struggle with making pictures smaller and other mere details. But I am learning,
Your piggies are so cute and well made, you should have won something or at least sold the piece since it is a show for country folk! Anyway, there is always a next time or market somewhere else. And thanks for your visits to my blog and all the nice comments!

Anna said...

Hi Therese
Blogging is second nature to me after so many years :^)
Thanks for your nice comments on my pigs and I enjoy seeing your blog posts.