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April 2017

SELECTED AS A FINALIST FOR EMERGE 2018

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I am pleased to announce that my work, I Moved On Her Like A Bitch, has been selected as a finalist in Emerge 2018..

Emerge 2018 is the tenth in a biennial series of exhibitions hosted by Bullseye Projects in Portland, Oregon.

Awards in this international juried competition include a total of $22,000 in Bullseye Glass gift cards, recognition at an awards ceremony, as well as representation in a full-color catalog. Selected award winners will be included in a national tour.

Emerge 2018 is open to makers who started working in kiln-glass less than 15 years ago. Students and artists who are not represented by major galleries are encouraged to apply. Works will be judged on excellence of craftsmanship, design and creativity, and must be made with Bullseye glasses. Learn more

 

 February 2017

SELECTED FOR THE CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS, NEW GLASS REVIEW 38

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I am pleased to announce that my work, Double Arrow E, has been selected for inclusion into "New Glass Review 38".

Published by The Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review is an annual survey of glass in contemporary art, architecture, craft, and design created in the previous year by emerging and established artists, as well as students. The works are chosen by a changing jury of curators, artists, designers, art dealers, and critics. Learn more

 

 March 2016

FUSE GLASS PRIZE, EMERGING ARTIST FINALIST


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Lysicrates Prize l-r - Kim Ellis, Executive Director Botanic Gardens & Parklands, Richard Sydenham (Actor, Approximate Balance), Lena Cruz (Actor, Approximate Balance), David Hurley, Governor of NSW, Mary Rachel Brown, (winner) Mitchell Butell (Director, Approximate Balance). Photo: Jessica Lindsay

January 2016

THE LYSICRATES PRIZE 2016 AWARD CEREMONY
 

Sydney writer Mary Rachel Brown has won the second annual Lysicrates Prize for new Australian playwriting with Approximate Balance, her as-yet unfinished story of a family struggling to overcome the emotional hardship caused by addiction. 

Sponsored by philanthropists John and Patricia Azaria, the prize, a $12,500 commission from Griffin Theatre Company to complete the play, was decided by audience vote after the first acts from the three plays selected for the competition were presented to an audience of around 550 people in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Verbrugghen Hall on Friday evening.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/stage/lysicrates-prize-goes-to-play-about-addiction-20160131-gmhyyf.html#ixzz3z4wBJ1z8 


BLAKE PRIZE 2016 DIRECTORS CUT

Andy Plummer’s recent work, “Fear Not”, has been included in the “Blake Prize 2016 Director’s Cut”.

http://www.casulapowerhouse.com/whats-on/free-events/the-64th-blake-prize


September 2015

CRAFT ARTS MAGAZINE NO. 94 ARTICLE

www.craft-arts.com.au

 


2014

AFR MAGAZINE ARTICLE
 

"You might think Andy Plummer had taken enough risks in his life. The mining engineer and financier, who helped steer Peabody Energy Corporation’s $2 billion takeover of Australian miner Excel Coal in 2006, has spent more than 35 years in the mining sector, including as a director of Whitehaven Coal"

http://www.afr.com


2014

CLOVER MOORE - LORD MAYOR OF SYDNEY

http://clovermoore.com.au/ranamok-glass-prize-farewell/


1994 to 2014

RANAMOK GLASS PRIZE

The Ranamok Glass Prize is an annual acquisitive award for glass artists who are resident in Australia and New Zealand. The Prize was founded in 1994 by Andy Plummer and Maureen Cahill as a way to promote glass as an art form to the public.
The work presented for consideration for the Ranamok Glass Prize is expected to be a major effort in the artist's personal body of work. This work should be innovative, displaying excellence and imagination in quality of idea and execution in contemporary practice.

www.ranamok.com