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Ceramics, Glass + Fibre

Alfred Lowe – Finalist in the Ramsay Art Prize

Congratulations also to Sabbia artist Alfred Lowe on being announced as a finalist for the 2023 Ramsay Art Prize, an $100,000 acquisitive prize for contemporary Australian artists under forty. Presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia and supported in … Continue reading

Congratulations to Pippin Drysdale – Wynne Prize Finalist 2023

An enormous congratulations to Sabbia’s own Pippin Drysdale, who is a finalist in the one of Australia’s most acclaimed award, the prestigious Wynne Prize 2023, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney. Pippin is one of only 41 … Continue reading

EXCITING NEWS: The Mezzanine coming late-May

Sabbia is pleased to offer a unique and personalised client service experience; over the next month we will be creating an exciting new space at the gallery, which we will simply call The Mezzanine.  It will be an intimate quiet … Continue reading

Ausglass and the Sabbia Gallery Exhibition Award Winner – Rita Kellaway

The Australian Glass Artists Association (Ausglass) is a not-for-profit membership organisation, encouraging diversity, dialogue and excellence in Australian contemporary glass. It is a wonderful association which has been instrumental in the support and success of many glass artists in this country … Continue reading

Emma Varga – Finalist Vicki Torr International Year of Glass Prize

2022 was the 30th anniversary of the passing of Vicki Torr (1949 – 1992). It was also the United Nations International Year of Glass.  This prize competition honours the spirit of Vicki’s legacy and celebrates the ongoing vitality of the contemporary … Continue reading

Honor Freeman – Arts SA Fellowship Grant

We are pleased to announce that Honor Freeman has received a Fellowship Grant with Arts South Australia for Ordinary Alchemy : a year of ceramic research, experimentation and development. Honor will have time and space away from the constant deadlines to … Continue reading

Recent Acquisitions – Nyanu Watson – ACU Collection

Congratulations to Nyanu Watson from Ninuku Arts, for the recent acquisition into the ACU Collection in Melbourne with Tjulpu – Nyanu II, 2022, painted and hand blown glass, 280 h x 175mm d Ninuku Arts has been working closely with the … Continue reading

Recent Acquisition – Cobi Cockburn – ACU Collection

Congratulations to Cobi Cockburn, for the recent acquisition into the ACU Collection in Melbourne with Silhouette # 1, 2022, kiln formed and cold worked glass – wall panel, 1150 h x 1150 w x 30mm d This is a great … Continue reading

Cathy Franzi – Finalist in the Clunes Ceramics Award

Cathy Franzi was a finalist in the Clunes Ceramics Award, Victoria (1 – 23 October 2022) This is an important award for ceramics and is highly regarded, running biennially since 2009 and in 2022 featured over 70 finalists working in … Continue reading

Cathy Franzi in Albany WA – Artist Residency

Cathy Franzi embarked on an artist residency in a beautiful and environmentally diverse part of Australia. Cathy was artist in residence at Vancouver Arts Centre in Albany Western Australia for six weeks early in 2023. During her residency she researched … Continue reading