Call for Entries: Clarence Prize 2021

The Barn at Rosny Farm

Entries close at Midnight, 14 February 2021

Tickets $40 entry fee

The Clarence Prize is a biennial exhibition that has found its niche within Australia’s art community celebrating innovative and accessible furniture design.

Postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19, we are pleased to announce that the prize will go ahead in 2021. It is open to furniture designers and craftspeople operating within Australia. Held in the historic Rosny Barn, the Prize contributes to Tasmania’s reputation as a leading cultural hub, brimming with vibrant arts experiences. This year, Claire Beale (Design Tasmania) and Dr Scott Mayson (RMIT) will judge the prize.

Entries are shortlisted based on the quality of aesthetic and craft, and ingenuity in function, purpose, material considerations and sustainability.



One acquisitive prize of $20,000 will be awarded to the winner as selected by the judging panel. The work will be acquired into the Clarence Art Collection. One non-acquisitive prize of $1,500 will be awarded for a work that is highly commended by the judges. One non-acquisitive encouragement award of $1,500 will be made to an emerging designer as selected by the judging panel.

Interstate finalists are eligible to receive up to $500 towards freighting their final entry to Rosny Farm. Terms and Conditions apply.



The closing date for entries and accompanying documentation is Midnight 14 February 2021.  Applications received after this date will not be considered. All entries are to be submitted electronically.



Exhibition Opening and Prize announcements: Thursday 15 July 2021

Exhibition continues: 17 July – 15 August 2021




PH: (03) 6217 9607

Email: rosnyfarm@ccc.tas.gov.au


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