+San Antonio, Texas, US—Artwork Jewellery Discussion board (AJF) is happy to announce the 2024 Younger Artist Award (YAA) competitors, the twenty first cycle of this prestigious prize.
The AJF Younger Artist Award, held each two years, acknowledges promise, innovation, and individuality, and advances the careers of rising artists. Formidable up to date jewellery artists aged 35 and beneath are invited to use for this worldwide prize in up to date artwork jewellery, which incorporates US$7,500 for the winner, in addition to an exhibition throughout Schmuck, in March 2024, for the winner and 4 finalists.
The advantages of successful ripple out past the monetary; previous recipients have described the prize as boosting their vitality and motivation, and the sense of encouragement and help from the sphere enhanced their confidence. The award has superior their careers by advantage of elevated publicity, networking connections, and exhibition alternatives.
AJF’s award and grant program is made attainable by people who consider funding artwork creation is a vital technique to present their appreciation for the humanities. For the third cycle in a row, the Younger Artist Award competitors is generously supported by collectors Karen and Michael Rotenberg, whose assortment focuses on the revolutionary use of other supplies by rising expertise and mid-career artists. AJF is deeply grateful for his or her dedication. Their management and generosity are funding not solely the prize for the winner however US$1,000 awarded to every of the 4 finalists.
We’re excited to announce that, this 12 months, candidates who make it to the second stage of the jury’s three rounds of deliberations will probably be highlighted in a photograph essay on AJF’s web site.
The 2024 YAA jury consists of Ted Noten, Atty Tantivit, and Mallory Weston.
- Weston gained the 2022 Younger Artist Award. She lives and works in Philadelphia, PA, the place she is an affiliate professor of Metals/Jewellery/CAD-CAM at Tyler Faculty of Artwork and Structure. She acquired her MFA from Rhode Island Faculty of Design in 2013. Along with her profession as an educator, she maintains an energetic studio apply. Her work might be discovered within the everlasting collections of the Museum of Arts and Design (NYC); Museum of Positive Arts, Boston; and CODA Museum and Design Museum den Bosch (each within the Netherlands), amongst others.
- Tantivit is the founder and director of ATTA Gallery. She has performed an energetic function as a collector and an advocate of jewellery artwork since opening her Bangkok gallery in 2010.
- Noten’s designs act as a critique on up to date life and on the historical past of jewellery, in addition to on the broader context of product design. Apparently, the Dutch artist’s work equally pertains to structure. The underlying, recurring, theme of his work is to problem conference and processes of habituation, the acquainted, and the weird.
Functions will probably be accepted August 6–November 6, 2023. The competitors pointers are here.
The AJF Younger Artist Award is obtainable by AJF’s award and grant program and celebrates innovation in jewellery by a younger artist. By the AJF Younger Artist Award, AJF hopes to acknowledge new and thrilling work that can direct the longer term growth of artwork jewellery.
Artwork Jewellery Discussion board is a nonprofit group spreading consciousness and growing appreciation of artwork jewellery worldwide since 1997. AJF advocates for worldwide up to date artwork jewellery by an formidable agenda of training, dialog, and monetary help. It commissions essential writing that units the usual for excellence within the subject and publishes artjewelryforum.org, a web-based useful resource for unique content material on artwork jewellery.