Monday, December 10, 2018

Last event for 2018 down at Bulli

Our last event for 2018 will be our stall at the Foragers Twilight Christmas Markets at Bulli Showground.

We had a great time last year and hope to do the same again..
Lots of Christmas gifts and functional wares for your festive table..

example of the wares available - most of these by member Rhonda M.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Bump Out, People's Choice and the Raffle

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Competition.It was fantastic to see so many quality works on display.

The show will be dismantled tomorrow Wednesday 31 October 2018 so please collect your work unless you have had a call to say it was sold, at the Hazelhurst Gallery between 9.30am to 4pm and bring your packing with you.

The People's Choice Award had many more votes than any other and the prize will go to Kay Alliband for Syrian Exodus which also won the Overall Port Hacking Potters Award.

Congratulations Kay.  
Detail of 'Syrian Exodus'
Runners up were Bill Powell, Susanne Fraser, Svetlana Panov, Mollie Bosworth and Tanya Bechara.

The raffle of the three pots donated by our three generous judges, Shannon Garson, Merran Esson and Janet De Boos,  was drawn this afternoon at 3pm by a staff member of the Hazelhurst Gallery.
Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket.  It will be a great boost to our New Kiln Fund.

The Shannon Garson bowl was won by ticket number #535 - Jane G

The Janet de Boos pot was #440 Nina K
the Merran Esson sculpture was #374 James D

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Two more days

there are two more days of the exhibition with Bump Out being on Wednesday 31 October 2018 10am to 4pm at the gallery.

There is still a chance to buy a raffle ticket to win a pot by one of our judges

plus still a chance to vote for the People's Choice Award.

We would like to thank our sponsors who have so generously donated both money and prizes. Some of the monies donated go to advertising and other expenses involved to make the competition worthwhile.

(see the competition tab for distribution of prizes)

Friday, October 12, 2018

Celebrate our 50th with us...

EDIT -  we had a wonderful weekend with the competition exhibition continuing to 30 October with bump-out on 31 October.

Open Studio events at Hazelhurst Arts Centre on Sunday 28 October.

To See Photos of winning entries - go to Competition Tab above

Help us celebrate Saturday 20 October - talks from 10am, Awards presentation at 2pm.
Hazelhurst Arts Centre 782 Kingsway Gymea NSW.

Thank you all our sponsors for supporting this event

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Entries now closed - see you on delivery day

Entries for the 2018 50th National Pottery Competition are now closed.

See you on delivery day - Thursday 18 October between 9.30am and 4pm 

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Go to the Competition Tab to download your entry form

Looking to download your entry form?

Go to the 50th National Pottery Competition 2018 tab above and find the link...

We are looking forward to seeing entries from all over Australia..

Sunday, August 5, 2018

ACOS Open Day Sunday 19 August

thank you everyone who came along to our ACOS open studio event, talked to our members about the competition, watched potters throwing or handbuilding pots and bought pots or sculptures.
A big day for us all but great results.

Everyone is invited to come along on Sunday 19 August from 10am to 4pm at the Hazelhurst Arts Centre Gymea.

Demonstrations, pottery sales and information about our 50th National Pottery Competition.

Why not visit other potters in the area too -

Friday, August 3, 2018

Meeting and Demonstration with Greg Crowe

Members and Friends are reminded that our August meeting will take place tomorrow, 5 August 2018 in Studio 3 at Hazelhurst Arts Centre from 1pm to 4pm.

We will be treated to a talk and demonstration by former WA potter, Greg Crowe.

See you there.

About Greg Crowe

image from his Facebook page: Greg Crowe on Facebook

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Friends of Hazelhurst article

Do you belong to the Friends of Hazelhurst?

Check out our article on page 6 of the July-September newsletter

To download an entry form go to the tab above - 50th National Pottery Competition

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Call for Entries

This competition is open for potters living in Australia.  Unfortunately we are not setup to take International entries.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Thank you for your support

A big thank you to all those generous people who donated to the Assistance Dogs today either by direct donation or by buying a piece of pottery.

The weather meant we lost a few pots that blew off the stand but the generosity of our customers has made it worthwhile..

The takings will be given to Assistance Dogs Australia shortly.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Helping Assistance Dogs at Sutherland Farmers Market

this Saturday 12 May we will be holding a stall at the Sutherland Farmers Market to raise funds to go to the charity we support, Assistance Dogs Australia.  Check out their website to see the great work they do training dogs for those in need:

The markets are held in the Flora Street Carpark in Sutherland NSW each Saturday 8am to 1pm.  More on their website:

Come and say hi and buy a gift for Mother's Day and help a good cause at the same time...

Monday, April 9, 2018

Shire Creativity

Join us at our exhibition which is part of 
the Shire Heritage Festival 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Dear Members and Friends

Our Annual General Meeting is when we nominate and vote for a new committee for the next twelve months.

This year our meeting will be Chaired by Maria Townsend, Secretary of the Cronulla School of Arts Inc.

Hope to see you there- Wednesday 7 March at 7.30pm in the upstairs meeting room Cronulla School of Arts Surf Road Cronulla.

President (2017)