1 Here today, tomorrow next week!: A ceramics roundtable by Glenn Barkley Vipoo Srivilasa, Happy Ride, 2014, detail; cobalt pigment on hand-built porcelain; image courtesy the artist and Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane; photo: Andrew Barchammore

1 Here today, tomorrow next week!: A ceramics roundtable by Glenn Barkley

Vipoo Srivilasa, Happy Ride, 2014, detail; cobalt pigment on hand-built porcelain; image courtesy the artist and Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane; photo: Andrew Barchammore

2 Aleks Danko: I had an idea by Megan Robson Aleks Danko, just a pile of tricks, 1972, stoneware; installation view, Watters Gallery, Sydney; image courtesy the artist, Watters Gallery, Sydney, and Sutton Gallery, Melbourne; © the artist

2 Aleks Danko: I had an idea by Megan Robson

Aleks Danko, just a pile of tricks, 1972, stoneware; installation view, Watters Gallery, Sydney; image courtesy the artist, Watters Gallery, Sydney, and Sutton Gallery, Melbourne; © the artist

3 Breaking ground: A history of Indigenous ceramics by Kimberley Moulton Ricardo Idagi, False evidence appearing real, 2013, earthenware, wood, steel, plastic and glass, 60 x 37 x 27cm; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, purchased through the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists 2013; photo: Simon Anderson; © and courtesy the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne

3 Breaking ground: A history of Indigenous ceramics by Kimberley Moulton

Ricardo Idagi, False evidence appearing real, 2013, earthenware, wood, steel, plastic and glass, 60 x 37 x 27cm; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, purchased through the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists 2013; photo: Simon Anderson; © and courtesy the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery, Melbourne

4 Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: Clay iconoclast by Tess Allas Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Idol, 2014, red terracotta, 89 x 60 x 46cm; image courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney; photo: Simon Hewson

4 Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: Clay iconoclast by Tess Allas

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Idol, 2014, red terracotta, 89 x 60 x 46cm; image courtesy the artist and Gallery 9, Sydney; photo: Simon Hewson

5 Janet DeBoos: Hybrid and borderless by Grace Cochrane Janet DeBoos, Qing shadows, 2014, from ‘Qing resonances’ series; porcellaneous stoneware, black underglaze, sgraffito decoration, clear glaze, overglaze stock decals; Chinese porcelain tile, black underglaze, overglaze stock decals; plaque 59.5 x 31 x 2cm; vase 36.5 x 12cm (diameter); photo: Art Atelier Photography

5 Janet DeBoos: Hybrid and borderless by Grace Cochrane

Janet DeBoos, Qing shadows, 2014, from ‘Qing resonances’ series; porcellaneous stoneware, black underglaze, sgraffito decoration, clear glaze, overglaze stock decals; Chinese porcelain tile, black underglaze, overglaze stock decals; plaque 59.5 x 31 x 2cm; vase 36.5 x 12cm (diameter); photo: Art Atelier Photography

6 Ron Nagle’s small good things by Justin Paton Ron Nagle, Umoo Chu Moo, 2013, mixed media, 16.5 x 15.8 x 11.4cm, unique artwork; collection Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, purchased 2014; image courtesy the artist and Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels

6 Ron Nagle’s small good things by Justin Paton

Ron Nagle, Umoo Chu Moo, 2013, mixed media, 16.5 x 15.8 x 11.4cm, unique artwork; collection Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, purchased 2014; image courtesy the artist and Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels

7 Margaret Tuckson AM 1921 – 2014 by Jennifer Isaacs Margaret Tuckson’s mantlepiece with Gwyn Hanssen Pigott bottles at left, Tony Tuckson’s framed drawing, and at right Yirrkala carved and painted figures from their trip in 1959; photo: Jennifer Isaacs

7 Margaret Tuckson AM 1921 – 2014 by Jennifer Isaacs

Margaret Tuckson’s mantlepiece with Gwyn Hanssen Pigott bottles at left, Tony Tuckson’s framed drawing, and at right Yirrkala carved and painted figures from their trip in 1959; photo: Jennifer Isaacs