Who has been awarded a ‘Special Prize’ in the Korean Ceramics Biennale 2015, for her entry entitled, Deep Time #29. The Deep Time series arose via her engagement with New Zealand’s Antarctic Programme, where she was a participant in 2000/01, and is based around the core samples taken by scientists towards dating and observing climate responses over long time periods. Raewyn is one of ten prizewinners in this major international competition. With 2629 entries from 74 countries originally, the judging team reduced the exhibition to one hundred and Raewyn’s work was one of the ten considered the most outstanding of those. Others are listed below.
Grand Prize: Neil Brownsword, UK .
Gold Award: Andrew Burton, UK
Silver Awards (2): Brad Taylor, USA, Jiin Ahn, Korea
Bronze Awards (3): Alexandra Engelfreit, Netherlands, Huben Ohne Druben, France, Team, Jeffrey Millar and Thomas Schmidt, USA and Canada
Special Awards (3): Annouchka Brochet, Russia, Kosmas Ballis, USA, Raewyn Atkinson, NZ
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL, BUT PARTICULARLY RAEWYN! WELL DONE