LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2022
The shortlist is announced.
LOEWE ANNOUNCED THE names of the thirty shortlisted artists for the 2022 edition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize on 10th February. Each finalist’s work will be exhibited at the Seoul Museum of Craft Art (SeMoCA), Seoul from 1st July to 30th July 2022.
Conceived by LOEWE’s creative director Jonathan Anderson, and launched in 2016, the prize is a celebration of excellence, artistic merit and originality in the fields of contemporary craftsmanship.
The finalists are drawn from fifteen countries and work across media including ceramics, woodwork, textiles, leather, basketry, glass, metal, jewellery and lacquer. They are a selection of the world’s most influential craftspeople.
The winner of the 2022 Craft Prize, worth €50,000, will be announced on 30th June, at the opening of the Craft Prize 2022 exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Craft Art.
The selected finalists for the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2022 are (in alphabetical order, with nationality):
Andile Dyalvane (South Africa)
Annika Jarring (Sweden)
Beate Leonards (Germany)
Blast Studio (United Kingdom)
Chikuunsai Tanabe (Japan)
Dahye Jeong (Republic of Korea)
David Clarke (United Kingdom)
Domingos Tótora (Brazil)
Eleanor Lakelin (United Kingdom)
Fernando Casasempere (Chile)
Fredrik Nielsen (Sweden)
Junsu Kim (Republic of Korea)
Julia Obermaier (Germany)
Kate Malone (United Kingdom)
Konrad Koppold (Germany)
Lu Bin (China)
Madoda Fani (South Africa)
Marianne Huotari (Finland)
Mayumi Onagi (Japan)
Mel Douglas (Australia)
Minwook Kim (Republic of Korea)
Myungtaek Jung (Republic of Korea)
Pao Hui Kao (Taiwan)
Peter T. McCarthy (Cote d’Ivoire)
Sangwook Huh (Republic of Korea)
Soyun Jung (Republic of Korea)
Trinidad Contreras (Spain)
Vera Siemund (Germany)
Yongjin Chung (Republic of Korea)