Winner of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2022

The Craft Prize Jury has met in Seoul for deliberations and has selected A Time of Sincerity by Dahye Jeong as the winner of this year's prize.  

The Jury also agreed to award two special mentions. One goes to Andile Dyalvane for his work Cornish Wall. The other special mention goes to Verborgen by Julia Obermaier. 

Digital exhibition 

Accompanying the physical exhibition at The Seoul Museum of Craft Art (SeMoCA), this digital exhibition reflects LOEWE’s ongoing search for solutions that place sustainability at the forefront—designed in native dark mode, it reduces digital strain, saves energy, and draws focus to the artworks. 

Further exploring our dedication to creativity in all forms and disciplines, the LOEWE FOUNDATION has invited six authors to write a response to the 30 shortlisted works, highlighting their design, craftsmanship, and intrinsic beauty with short texts that are a insightful, humorous, and poetic. 

The Room

Our digital platform, The Room, is the first public database of contemporary craft. Designed to enable artists to share their work with a global audience, it also gives viewers the opportunity to discover, research and collect art by the world’s most innovative craftspeople working today. Artists can upload their own content and imagery and provide contact details for enquiries.

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.