1996 Finalist

Emma CamdenKingsland, Auckland, New Zealand

The Seventh Wave

Lost wax cast glass
31 H x 25 W x 15 D cm

The longer I live and work in the Southern Hemisphere the more my original concepts and images have slowly evolved. Form, simplicity and the transformation of light have taken precedence over the slightly satirical viewpoint I once had.

My present series concentrates on the migration of people, symbolised by their different means of transport.


All entries as Finalist


Emma Camden
Whanganui, Manawatu / Wanganui, New Zealand

21/9/1966 Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom


  • 1991, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Glass and Ceramics) with Honours, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

Last Solo Exhibition

  • 2014, Fragmented Memories, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Last Group Exhibition

  • 2013, Polished, Gallery 33, The Arthouse, Wanaka, West Coast, New Zealand

Public/Private Collections

  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, New South Wales, Australia
  • Winners Collection, Ranamok Glass Prize, Australia
  • Glassmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Jutland, Denmark


  • 2007, Grant, Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, New Zealand
  • 2005, Finalist, Ranamok Glass Prize, Australia
  • 2001, Finalist, Ranamok Glass Prize, Australia
  • 1999, Recipient, RFC Glass Prize, Australia
  • 1998, Finalist, RFC Glass Prize, Australia
  • 1996, Finalist, RFC Glass Prize, Australia