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.
In 2017 one acquisitive prize of $20,000 was awarded to the winner. The work has acquired into the Clarence Collection. One non-acquisitive prize of $1,500 was awarded for a work that is highly commended. One non-acquisitive encouragement award of $1,500 was made to an emerging artist/designer.
2017 Winners were
Winner $20,000 acquisitive award
Hugh Altschwager, Bronze Bench. 2017
Highly commended award
Bernard Chandley, Lowbow Diner Chair. 2016
Emerging designer award
Nicholas Fuller, Voyage.2017
For further information contact the Gallery Coordinator or Arts and Cultural Development
Coordinator – Phone (03) 6217 9607 or Email email@example.com
The Clarence Prize will held again in 2019.