Uku Clay Ceramics Awards 2020

The Biennial National Ceramics Exhibition UKU Clay Hawke’s Bay is hosted by Arts Inc. Heretaunga at the Hastings Community Arts Centre as part of the 2020 Festival. UKU Clay provides an opportunity for artists across all cultures and communities to exhibit together, celebrating their shared love of clay.

Rick Rudd, one of New Zealand’s leading ceramic artists, has selected all works in the show. Rick has won numerous pottery awards and his work is included in most museum and art gallery collections in New Zealand. Most recently he was awarded the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to ceramic arts.

Rick Rudd will announce the winners at the official opening of the UKU Clay Hawke’s Bay Ceramics Award on October 2nd.

Awards: Taylor Corp Premier Award, Sai Thai Eatery Merit Award, Naya Thai Pottery Merit Award, Taradale Pottery Group “Home Grown” Award, VMT Pottery Clay Award, and Tennyson Gallery Exhibition Award. The opening is sponsored by Clearview Winery.

Show Information

Ticket Types


Concession = Gold Card Holders, Community Service Card Holders & Full Time Students with ID
Child = 16 Years & Under (selected shows only)
High School Student = (selected shows only)



Thu Oct 22nd09:30 - 16:00


Arts Inc Heretaunga

If you have any issues buying your tickets, please contact the festival office on 06 651 2487 between the hours of 9am – 4pm or email the team

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