News | 28-11-2020

Call for artists for the European Prize for Applied Arts 2021

Glass artists working in the field of applied arts and craft design are invited to submit work for the upcoming European Prize for Applied Arts 2021, which will be held at the Ancient Abattoirs venue in Belgium.

This competition is open to all artists working in the field of applied arts and artisanal design and residing in a European country (including non-EU members).

The works selected for the competition must be innovative and of a high standard, both technically and aesthetically.

The Prize was initiated in 2009, in a partnership between the City of Mons and the World Crafts Council Europe, and supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. This fifth edition will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the association.

There will be two prizes, one of €3500, awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, and €3500 awarded by WCC-Europe

The successful entries will be displayed in an exhibition at the Grand Hall of the Ancient Abattoirs in Mons, Belgium, running from 12 December 2021 to 13 March 2022. There will also be an award ceremony on 11 December 2021.

Entries must be submitted by 29 January 2021. Entry information is available here: and the online application form is here:

Image: Artist: Nicola Kelly; Untitled (2018). Photo: Tomasz Madaczak

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