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