Open Call: The LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2023

Open Call: The LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2023

The LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize is supporting leading artisans from around the world at the forefront of craftsmanship. Deadline 25 October. 
By Noor van Asseldonk Chen

In recognising works that show artistic vision and innovation, and that reflect the personal language and hand of their maker, the LOEWE FOUNDATION is a chance for creative craftspeople to share their achievements. The winning work should reinterpret tradition to make it relevant now and demonstrate the continuing contribution to the culture of our time.

There is up to 55,000 euros of prize money and an exhibition of entries on view in New York and its accompanying catalogue.

Entry requirements

  • Participants must be over 18 years old
  • All nationalities welcome
  • Entries may be made by individuals or collectives, businesses and mercantile companies are excluded
  • Entries can be one single piece of work or one series of works. These should fall within an area of the applied arts, e.g. ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, wood, paper, etc.
  • All works must:
    • be owned by the participant, at all times, from its creation until the end of the License period
    • be an original one-off piece, handmade or partly handmade by the participant
    • have been recently created (in the last five years)
    • have won no prizes previously
    • be innovative, in the sense that it updates tradition
    • demonstrate artistic intent
    • be able to travel and be installed by LOEWE and/or the LOEWE FOUNDATION

Entries must be submitted by 25 October 2022, 23.59 CET

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