PROGRAM

PLEASE NOTE: Clay Gulgong 2016 Program is current as at 7 April 2016 and may be subject to change.

Sunday 17 April, 2016

9am-5pm
Red Hill EEC
Delegate registration opens in the Trade Marquee
Delegates can begin to set-up work for Delegates Exhibition
Delegates involved in the Shop Front Trail Exhibition can set-up their work

6pm-8pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Official Opening of Clay Gulgong 2016
– Acknowlegement to Country by local Ngemba Weilwan woman, Sharon Winsor
– Introduction to Team Gulgong and Masters’ of Ceremony
– Introduction to Clay Gulgong 2016 Masters, Speakers and Guests

8pm-10pm
Street Party on Mayne with the Button Collective playing live.

 

Monday 18 April, 2016

8am
Red Hill Classroom
Finding Centre: Yoga for Potters with Hillary Kane

9am-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Trade Marquee open
– Registration and Administration Office open

9am-11am
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations commences on Red Hill (Jack Troy, Torjorn Kvasbo, Paul Davis, Akira Satake, Rafa Perez, Merran Esson, John Neely, Peter Callas, Keith Brymer-Jones, Simon Reece and Alexandra Englefreit)
– *Beth Cavener and Alessandro Gallo to alternate AM/PM workshops in Scout Hall on Red Hill
– Six New Zealand ceramic artists commence their collaborative work on Red Hill (Jim Cooper, Mat McLean, Brendan Adams, Chuck Joseph, Steve Fullmer, Lauren Winstone)

11.15am-12.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Jack Troy (USA)

2pm-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– All Masters continue demonstrations on Red Hill (Alessandro Gallo in Scout Hall)
– Six New Zealand ceramic artists continue their collaborative work on Red Hill

4.15pm-5.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Paul Davis (AUS)

5:30pm
CWA Hall 80 Herbert St Gulgong
EXHIBITION OPENING: MASTERS EXHIBITION
To be opened by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio

6pm-7pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Torbjon Kvasbo (Norway)

7.15pm-8.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Alexandra Engelfriet (NED)

8.30pm
Memorial Hall Herbert & Holtermann Streets, Gulgong
EXHIBITION OPENING by Greg Daly: Throw Open the Doors for the National Art School, the Ceramic Study Group, the Australian National University, Arts Queensland, Team Gulgong, Kil.n.it, and Brookvale TAFE 2015 Graduates.

9.30pm
Cudgegong House 102 Herbert Street
LATE NIGHT EXHIBITION Opening by Mitsuo Shoji SOKYO GALLERY KYOTO presents Jun Kuneko, Fuku Fukumoto, Takuro Furukawa, Tsubusa Kato, Kentaro Kwabata, Harumi Nakashima, Naoya Arakawa, Mio Kosaka
Curated by Yoshika Yajima

 

Tuesday 19 April, 2016

8am
The Cube Gallery (opposite Prince of Wales Opera House)
EXHIBITION OPENING: CHESTER NEALIE – ETCHED IN FIRE
Opening by Jack Troy.

8.30 am
Red Hill Classroom
Finding Centre: Yoga for Potters with Hillary Kane

9am-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Trade Marquee open
– Registration and Administration Office open

9am-11am
Red Hill EEC
– All Masters continue their demonstrations on Red Hill (Alessandro Gallo, Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists continue their demonstrations on Red Hill

10am-11am
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Christopher Allen: Who is the Potter, pray, and who the Pot?

11.15am-12.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Beth Cavener (USA)

12.30am-1.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Owen Rye (Aus): An overview of the Gulgong Festivals

1.30pm
85 Herbert Street
MATES EXHIBITION OPENING: Owen Rye, Susie McMeekin and Su Hanna
Opening by John Neely

2pm-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– All masters demonstrations continue (Beth Cavener in the Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists continue

3pm-3.30pm
Red Hill EEC
PERFORMANCE – ME.meme. by Machiko Motoi.

4pm-5.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
– CRITICAL WRITING and why it’s Critical. John Hughes, Garth Clark, Mark Del Vecchio, Nikki Gemmel and Christopher Allen

6pm
139 Mayne Street
EXHIBITION OPENING: The Best of British from the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London, UK. Curated by Marta Donaghey.
To be opened by Keith Brymer-Jones and Marta Donaghey
Sponsored by Steins Wines

7pm-9pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio

9.30pm
Party at the Prince of Wales Hotel
Live Music Akira SATAKE

 

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

8am
Red Hill Classroom
Finding Centre: Yoga for Potters with Hillary Kane

9am-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Trade Marquee open
– Registration and Administration Office open

9am-11am
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Beth Cavener in Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists
– Alexandra Englefreit and Simon Reece move to Morning View to commence their large scale sculptural works which will be open for Delegates to view on Saturday April 23.

11.15am-12.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Alessandro Gallo (ITA/USA)

12.30am-12.45pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Judith Roberts (AUS) discusses her recent MFA project

2pm-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Alessandro Gallo in Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists

3pm-4pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
THE CONVERSATION: Jack Troy (USA) and John Hughes (AUS)

4pm-5pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Simon Reece (AUS)

5.30pm-6.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Keith Brymer-Jones (UK) introduced by Janet DeBoos

6.45pm-7.45pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Akira Satake (JPN/USA)

8pm
Cudgegong House Annexe 102 Herbert Street
EXHIBITION OPENING: Six New Zealand Ceramists. To be opened by Garth Clark and Mark DelVecchio

9.30pm ’til it ends
Prince of Wales Opera House
PoTwiz: Hosted by Andrew Bryant with a mystery panel of guests

Thursday 21 April, 2016

8am
Red Hill Classroom
Finding Centre: Yoga for Potters with Hillary Kane

9am-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Trade Marquee open
– Registration and Administration Office open

9am-11am
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Alessandro Gallo in Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists
– Alexandra Englefreit and Simon Reece move to Morning View to commence their large scale sculptural works which will be open for Delegates to view on Saturday April 23.

11.15am-12.15noon
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Merran Esson (AUS)

1pm-1.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
The Holterman Museum – a presentation

2pm-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Beth Cavener in Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists

4pm-5.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Education Panel with Felicity Wood, Karen King, David Manuell and Stephen Collins

5.45pm-6.00pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Smoke on the Water – a Potters’ Party: Update on the National Wood-fire Conference 2017

6.15pm-7.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Peter Callas (USA)

7.30pm-8.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Rafa Perez (ESP)

9.30pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
WORLD FILM PREMIER: Peter Voulkos in Belvidere NJ. A film by Michael Crow
Introduced by Peter Callas (USA)

 

Friday 22 April, 2016

8am
Red Hill Classroom
Finding Centre: Yoga for Potters with Hillary Kane

9am-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Trade Marquee open
– Registration and Administration Office open

9am-11am
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Beth Cavener in Scout Hall)

11.15am-12.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by John Neely (USA)

2pm-4pm
Red Hill EEC
– Masters’ Demonstrations (Alessandro Gallo in Scout Hall)
– Six NZ ceramic artists
– Alexandra Englefreit and Simon Reece move to Morning View to commence their large scale sculptural works which will be open for Delegates to view on Saturday April 23.

3pm-3.30pm
Red Hill EEC
PERFORMANCE – ME.meme. by Machiko Motoi.

4.15pm-5.15pm
Prince of Wales Opera House
Presentation by Ian Jones (AUS)

7.30pm
Red Hill EEC
CONFERENCE DINNER – Cost $30pp BYO tickets available at Registration Office

 

Saturday 23 April, 2016

PICNIC DAY at Morning View 100 Woodburn Rd MEBUL
10am Start

Pack a hamper and a bottle of wine.

A clay fashion extravaganza – conceived by Neil Hoffmann. MC: Michael Keighery
Kaita Mason: Exhibition and talk.
Six New Zealand Ceramitc Artists: panel discussion moderated by Moyra Elliot
Tribute to Nina Hole
Cameron Throwing Pots
Wine tasting from the local region
Firing the Train Kiln with John Neely
Kiln Building competition – with Gyan Daniel Wall
Check your ceramics knowledge: put the names to mystery pots
Simon Reece and Alexandra Englefreit – check what they have been doing
Gather round the Dam: Farewell to Country
Live Music

Sunday 24 April, 2016

RED HILL EEC
10am-1pm
Potters’ Market