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Concours Preziosa Young 2011 – Deadline : 30 october 2010


On-line Application Form

Le Arti Orafe, since 1985 Contemporary Jewellery School in Firenze, in cooperation with inhorgenta 2011, is glad to announces the Fourth edition of PREZIOSA YOUNG, International context/exhibition for young goldsmith/artists selected for their individual research and for the originality of their creations.

The exhibition does not have a predetermined theme but the works put forward must be outstanding in terms of research into form and technique and display continuity and coherence in that research. The items of jewellery may be created in any material

Worldwide goldsmiths, designers, artists, may submit their candidature for PREZIOSA YOUNG, provided that they are not older than 35 years at the end of 2011
The on- line application must be submitted, on October 30th 2010, at latest.

Please note that all the entries, texts and images must be uploaded in a single web ession, without the possibility of subsequent amendments. It is advisable to open the registration page, take note of the requested material, carefully prepare the images and texts, and then start the on-line enrolment.

All the text and captions must be redacted in English. Registration should NOT be send by post or mail.

The exhibition of the selected artists will take place at PREZIOSA 2011, summer 2011, in Florence, and then at Inhorgenta 2012 (February 2012).
The organizers could also plan other exhibitions during this period: the selected artists are committed to deliver their work to all the scheduled shows.
Catalogue A catalogue will be published for the exhibition: selected artists will be asked to send us new images with appropriate definition.

Please note that the images submitted with the enrolment form can be used for dvertising and press purposes.

The selection will be conducted in two phases. The first choice will be made hrough the photographic material sent by the participants, whereas participants who pass the first selection will be asked to submit one of their items for the jury to make the second selection.
The final selection and the announcement of selected artists will be done during Inhorgenta 2011, where the international jury will have the final meeting.
As soon as the jury will have taken its decision, the winners will have the instruction for the shipment oftheir items. Each selected participant must present 5 pieces for the exhibition.

Shipment of the pieces
The shipping costs for the selected pieces from the origin to Firenze must be paid by the submitters.
It is up to the artists to decide whether to insure and/or send their pieces by registered mail.

Shipment from Firenze back to the origin will be paid by the organization.

Entries from non-EU countries
We will not accept any shipments for the receipt or return of which customs, taxes or other charges must be paid. To send pieces customs-free from non-EU countries, we suggest to use a Carnet A.T.A., which you can obtain from the Chamber of Commerce in your country.
Please note that it may take some time for the Chamber of Commerce to issue this Carnet A.T.A.
All the pieces will be insured by the organization during the exhibitions, in Italy, in Munich, and other locations that may be identified



EXPO ‘PREZIOSA Young 2010′ – Florence (Italy) 21 Mai-6 Juin 2010

Le Arti Orafe is glad to announces PREZIOSA YOUNG 2010. The third edition of this important exhibition of young goldsmith/artists selected for their individual research and for the originality of their creations will presented in Firenze, as a “collateral” exhibition to the fifth edition of PREZIOSA 2010
The aims of PREZIOSA YOUNG is to contribute to the diffusion of what is new in the research jewellery, what the new generation of goldsmiths/designers/artists have “boiling in the pot”…The exhibition opens on May 21st. To take part to the artists’ conferences on May 22nd, the day after the opening, interested people must register on-line (places are limited).

The selection of the 111 participants was handled by an international jury composed by Giampaolo Babetto, Johanna Dahm, Evert Nijland, Helen Britton, Angelika Wildegger, Dora Liscia Bemporad, Maria Cristina Bergesio, Giò Carbone

The 8 selected participants are:
Cheryl Eve , USA
Erin Keys, Australia
Monica Haneckova , Slovakia
Sachiko Shouji, Japan
Edna Yoshie, Japan
Sooyeon Kim, Korea
Adam Grinovich, Sweden
Melissa Cameron, Australia

Eve Cheryl. Connecting
Cheryl Eve, (Cheryl Eve Acosta) USA – piece ‘Connecting’ 2009Mixed media

Red Radial Pattern
Melissa Cameron, (AU) – Red radial pattern

EXPO 'PREZIOSA Young 2010' - Florence (Italy) 21 Mai-6 Juin 2010 dans Adam GRINOVICH (SE) rock_3rock_2 dans Cheryl Eve ACOSTA (US)







Sooyeon KIM - ‘Rock’ foam, cement, silver brooch


Because of the importance and beauty of works, the Jury decided to give a special mention to:

Marta Hryc, Poland — Susanne Wolbers, Germany — Elena Ruebel, Germany –  Sabine Lang, Germany — Jahyun Baek, Great Britain –Natalie  Smith, Great Britain –  Tiina Rajakallio, Finland — Lisa Juen, Germany

mHuOV5JSqyY1I85r dans Edna YOSHIE (JP)
Marta Hryc  (PL)

Sachiko Shouji. BangleMelissa Cameron. Red Tin Set
Sachiko Shouji (JP) -bangle – 2009 – Mixed media
Melissa Cameron (AU) -piece : Red Tin Set 2009 – mixed media

Adam Grinovich Yoshie Enda. Ring
Adam Grinovich (SE)- necklace – 2009 – Mixed media
Edna Yoshie (JP) – ring – 2009 – Mixed media


PREZIOSA Young Firenze
Via dei Serragli 104
50124 – Florence (Italy)
Tel : +39 055 22 80 131
Fax: +39 055 22 80 163


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