New Ceramics Competition – Italy based


Short deadline to this competition for ceramic ‘art and design’ based in Milan. But if you have images of available work ready, it’s possible.

Prizes are two of 5000 Euro each, a working residency in Faenza and a design contract.(under 30)

DEADLINE IS JANUARY 6th in PDF format in first instance, BUT, not impossible as if you make sure your package‘s postmark is before 6th then they will accept even if it arrives much later.

There is an entry fee, payable by PayPal and the jury is, even for Italy, something of a cast of thousands with ten members…all drawn from Europe, except one from Japan, and consisting of artists, curators, gallerists and institution officers.

Website is      click the Union Jack for version Ingelesi.

At back it seems to be a design studio/manufacturer looking for new artists/designs for production but hard to know. Anyone who enters and can share on the experience is welcome to write.  Following is the official info……

Applicants should send, in a sealed envelope, the printed and compiled pre-application form and a CD-Rom containing:

  • A dossier on the artist’s work [in jpg, gif or png format, at 72 dpi, together with the description of the work (Title; materials and technique, size in cm; price of the work in euro.)]
  • Curriculum Vitae, with the artist’s training and exhibitions (if applicable)
  • Copy of an identity document
  • Receipt of the payment of the application fee.

    Documents should be in pdf format.

    An application will be accepted if it is complete in all its parts, dated and signed, and dispatched  New deadline: 6 January 2014 (as proven by the postmark date) in a closed envelope, with postage costs paid by the applicant. The envelope can be delivered by post, express courier, or by hand, to the following address:
    Officine Saffi srl – I Concorso Internazionale Ceramica d’Arte Contemporanea e di Design – Via Aurelio Saffi, 7 – 20123 – Milano – ITALY



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