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Posted on 25 July 2022

25 October 2022

Who may enter
The competition is open to professional artisans of 18 years or older.

Short description

The competition is organized by the Loewe Foundation, a Spanish company based in Madrid.

“All entries should
- fall within an area of applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, etc.
- be an original work, handmade or partly handmade
- have been created in the last five years
- be one-of a-kind
- have won no prizes previously
- demonstrate artistic intent.

Entries must be submitted through the webpage.

Previous winners

Craft Prize 2022
Winner: Dahye Jeong
Name of work: 'A Time of Sincerity'
Category: Textiles
Materials: horsehair

Craft Prize 2021
Winner: Fanglu Lin
Name of work: 'SHE'
Category: Textiles
Materials: Cloth and wood

Craft Prize 2019
Winner: Genta Ishizuka
Name of work: 'Surface Tactility #11'
Category: Lacquer
Materials: Urushi, styrene foam balls, 2 way tricot, linen cloth

Craft Prize 2018
Winner: Jennifer Lee
Name of work: 'Pale, shadowed speckled traces, fading elipse, bronze specks, tilted shelf'
Category: Ceramics
Materials: Stoneware clay plus natural oxides mixed into the clay

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

The winner will receive a cash prize of € 50,000 €.

The Prize for the works awarded with a Special Mention is 5,000 €.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.