In 2016, the LOEWE FOUNDATION launched the international annual LOEWE Craft Prize to showcase and celebrate innovation, excellence and artistic merit in modern craftsmanship.
The LOEWE Craft Prize 2018 seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value.
Aim of the LOEWE Craft Prize 2018 is to acknowledge the importance of craft in today’s culture and recognise artisans whose talent, vision and will to innovate, will set a standard for the future.
All craft makers and designers who work within an are of applied arts such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, are invited to apply.
Any work submitted should be original, handmade or partly handmade work, created in the last five years, one of a kind and should not have won any prizes previously.
The work should demonstrate artistic intent.
All entries will be selected by an Expert Panel. The winner will be selected by distinguished figures from the worlds of design, architecture, journalism, criticism and museum curatorship from the shorlisted finalists.
The winner of the LOEWE Craft Prize will receive €50.000. All selected work and the work of the finalists will be included in an exhibition and accompanying catalogue “LOEWE Craft Prize 2018”, on view in London.
To take part remember to read the terms and conditions to apply.
Deadline: 17 October
For more information and to enter visit the LOEWE Craft Prize 2018