The LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the fourth edition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize, an international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship.
The LOEWE FOUNDATION seeks to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to innovate set new standards for the future of craft.
The Prize for the winning entry is 50,000 euros. The shortlisted and winning works will feature in the exhibition and accompanying catalogue in Paris in Spring 2020.
Apply from 1 July to 30 October 2019.
How to participate
Read the Rules of Entry and make sure you comply with all requirements. All participants must be professional artisans 18 years or older. Entries may be made by an individual or collective (as a ‘group submission’). All nationalities are welcome.
Make sure the work:
demonstrates artistic intent in addition to technical proficiency
is an original piece, handmade or partly handmade
is recently created (in the last five years), and one-of-a-kind, and has not won any prizes previously
is innovative, in the sense that it updates tradition
falls within an area of the applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, etc.
Complete the online registration in English
You need 2 to 5 photographs of the work (or series) and optionally a video.
Write a brief conceptual statement about the work.
Submit your application by 30 October 2019.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.