Marie E. Potter


2018   Finalist - National Contemporary Arts Awards, Waikato Museum, Judge Reuben Friend
2018   Finalist Walker and Hall Small Works - Waiheke gallery  AK
2014   Award finalist - Wallace Art Awards 2014 TSB Bank Wallace Arts Trust (juried)
2014   Award finalist - National Creative Art Awards Waikato Museum, Judge Simon Rees
2004   Civic Award for Community Services City Wide to the Arts in North Shore City
1999   International Leather Sculpture Exhibition N.Z. most outstanding section - winner
1998   Queen Elizabeth 11 Travel Award $1000 to Australia to be guest speaker
          and research Leather craft in Adelaide & Melbourne
1998   Warkworth District Society of Art  - winner
1997   French Art Shop Award (sculpture) - Mairangi Arts Centre Members Awards
1996   N.Z.Combined Textile Award - winner
1996   New Zealand Sugar Company Award Pumphouse Art Awards - second place
1992   Avenue One Art Awards, sculpture category - winner
1992   6th National Contemporary Craft Awards - the Great N.Z. Cloak awards - winner,
          Judge  Lucy Goffin U.K.
1992   Lincoln Green Sculpture Awards - second place
1991   Queen Elizabeth 11 Travel Award $3000 to be guest speaker in U.S.A.
1991   Confederation of International Leatherworkers Exhibition - U.S.A. - Overall winner
1991   Lincoln Green Sculpture Awards - winner
1990   Fibre and Fleece Awards Opotiki Aotearoa Design Award for Fashion - winner
1989   Kerikeri Arts Society Awards - winner
1989   Annual National Contemporary Craft Awards (creative basketry) - winner & second place,
          Judge Charlotte Brockman Drake Australia
1988   Inaugural National Association of N.Z. Leatherworkers Awards -winner of fashion section,
          Judge Rex Lingwood Canada