Local winners at 50th annual ceramic competition

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tricia Hardy’s Frog & Christmas cookie Jar

Tricia Hardy Then & Now portrait plate and Colors for Earth Award.

Marilyn Colvin’s Persian Cat Planter

Linda Whitehouse’s Bunny Bowl.

Linda Whitehouse’s Tea Kettle Spoon Rest and Jasmine award.


The South Carolina Ceramic Association held its 50th annual Ceramic competition on June 8 and 9.
First time showing in the Hobbiest category Linda Whitehouse won her first Jasmine award (the highest in this division) with her hand painted tea kettle spoon rest. Her bowl with a bunny also won a second.
Advanced Hobbiest Marilyn Colvin won First with her Persian cat planter.
Tricia Hardy, co-owner of Mad Ceramics, won her 6th Masters plus the Colors for Earth Award with her 15 inch plate with multiple portraits of her husband and self, from the time they were age 1 and 2 to present day.
The theme of this year’s competition was “Then & Now,” celebrating this organization’s 50th anniversary.
A Christmas cookie jar that was a sample for a class taught at the Ellis Park rec center took a Second, along with a “Frog Parking only” piece.

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