Exhibitions | 29-11-2021

Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2022 nominees announced

All the participants for the fifth edition of the Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2022 have been selected.

Around 400 artists from all over the world applied to take part in this important event for contemporary glass in Europe, which was last held in 2014.

In total, the seven-member jury examined over 700 objects for the exhibition and, in a multi-stage process, selected around 100 works by 89 artists. These will be exhibited from 10 April to 25 September 2022 at the Veste Coburg and in the European Museum for Modern Glass in Rödental, Germany. The winners will be announced on 9 April 2022.

The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2022 will present a Europe-wide overview of current trends and developments in contemporary glass art. The range of techniques and artistic design is wide. Many works are dedicated to socially relevant issues or address sustainability and climate change.

The nominees are: Giampaolo Amoruso, Galia Amsel, Sahar Baharymoghaddam, Veronika Beckh, Æsa Björk, Juli Bolaños-Durman, Péter Borkovics, Heike Brachlow, Effie Burns, Ned Cantrell, Anna Carlgren, Mathilde Caylou, Keeryong Choi, Katharine Coleman, Vanessa Cutler, Lukas Derow, Maria Bang Espersen, Sally Fawkes, Lena Feldmann, Carrie Fertig, Dominic Fonde, Ulla Forsell, Shige Fujishiro, Giuliano Gaigher, Hannah Gibson, Hartmann Greb, Mathieu Grodet, Wilfried Grootens, Jens Gussek, Iris Haschek, Adam Hejduk, Masami Hirohata, Palo Macho & Jana Hojstričová, Jochen Holz, Petr Hora, Krista Israel, Angela Jarman, Dafna Kaffeman, Saman Kalantari, Micha Karlslund, Morten Klitgaard, Maria Koshenkova, Remigijus Kriukas, Marzena Krzeminska Baluch, Zuzana Kubelková, Juliette Leperlier, James Lethbridge, Susan Liebold, Kristína Ligačová, Alison Lowry, Joanna Manousis, Markus Marschmann, James Maskrey, Gayle Matthias, Melanie Möglich, Sadhbh Mowlds, Jan Mytny, Tracy Nicholls, Fredrik Nielsen, Jagoda Nowak-Bieganowska, Stig Persson, Anne Petters, Vendulka Prchalová, Cornelius Réer, Colin Reid, Gerhard Ribka, Sebastian Richter, Anne-Lise Riond Sibony, Judith Röder, Susanne Roewer, Torsten Rötzsch, Tiina Sarapu, Cathryn Shilling, Wilken Skurk, Bibi Smit, Petr Stanický, Nancy Sutcliffe, Veronika Suter, Karlyn Sutherland, Ayako Tani, Aline Thibault, Michaela Tkadleček, Kristiina Uslar, Sylvie Vandenhoucke, Aleš Vašíček, Sofia Villamarin, Zac Weinberg, Jinya Zhao, and Jeff Zimmer.

The competition is organised in cooperation with the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich, and is funded by Oberfrankenstiftung, the City of Coburg, SÜC Coburg, Denk Keramische Werkstätten and the Barbara Achilles-Stiftung.

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