Quartz Museum Of Studio Ceramics

photo courtesy Richard Wotton

The Museum has been established to house the Rick Rudd Collection of more than 400 ceramic works. Works are also borrowed from private collections for themed and special exhibitions and each year ceramic installation is commissioned. You can see a brief video of the Museum on YouTube.


We are pleased to announce that HineWaiKerekere and her work Kererū i roto i te nikau (Kereru in a nikau) is the winner of the Rick Rudd Foundation Emerging Practitioner in Clay Award for 2021.

photo courtesy Richard Wotton

The New Zealand History Collection consists of almost 100 pieces illustrating the development of studio ceramics from the early 20th century to the present day.

Part of the collection of John Parker pots. Photo courtesy Richard Wotton