Exhibitions | 30-09-2023

Apply for the Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2024

Japan’s triennial Toyama International Glass Exhibition is inviting submissions for the 2024 event, which will take place from 13 July to 14 October at the Toyama Glass Art Museum.

The event is an international, open-submission exhibition that showcases outstanding works in contemporary glass art from around the world that contribute to the advancement of glass art.

It is open to all, regardless of nationality or age and there is no application fee.

All work submitted must be primarily composed of glass.

The application period is open until 10 November 2023.

Prizes (paid net of tax):

Grand Prize JPY 3,000,000 (1 work)

Gold Prize JPY 1,000,000 (1 work)

Silver Prize JPY 300,000 (2 works)

Jury’s Prize JPY 100,000 (5 works)

It is a condition of the exhibition that the works awarded the Grand Prize or Gold Prize must be donated to the Toyama Glass Art Museum.

The judging panel comprises: Amy Schwartz (director of The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass), Uta Klotz (editor-in-chief, Neues Glas – New Glass: art & architecture magazine), Zhang Lin (founder, director and executive CEO of Shanghai Museum of Glass), Shima Atsuhiko (director of the National Museum of Art, Osaka) and Tsuchida Ruriko (director of Toyama Glass Art Museum).

The first round of judging will take place in January 2024 and will be based on images submitted. The panel will select 50 works for the exhibition.

The second round will take place on 18 and 19 April 2024, where the judges will choose the nine prize winners from the actual works. The decisions of the panel will be announced on the website in early June 2024.

For more details and a link to the entry form click here.

Toyama Glass Art Museum is at 5-1 Nishicho, Toyama City, Toyama 930-0062, Japan.

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