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Silver Triennial, 18th International Competition Award

Award  /  07 Jan 2016  -  11 Jul 2016
Published: 07.01.2016
Silver Triennial, 18th International Competition Award.
GfG
Management:
Christiane Weber-Stöber
DEADLINE: 11/07/2016
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Intro
Gold and silversmiths, metal artists and designers, as well as students and apprentices from Germany and abroad are invited to participate. Each participant may submit a maximum of two works, each of which may consist of multiple pieces. Collaboration between the designer and the executer is permitted. Works must be dated no earlier than April, 2013.
 
Call for entries for the 18th Silver Triennial 2016.
Invited to participate in the main competition and the Youth Prize (for those born in 1981 and younger), are silversmiths, metal artists and designers, both domestic and foreign, as well as students and apprentices.
 
Theme / Material
New design ideas for silver tableware, flatware, and objects are desired. Jewelry will not be accepted. The works should be executed in silver. Students and apprentices are permitted to submit silver-plated pieces

The Silver Triennial has been organized since 1965 by the Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst (Association for Goldsmiths’ Art) and the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau (German Goldsmiths’ House) to promote contemporary silversmithing. Through national and international exhibition programs, it has become recognized worldwide.

Contest procedure
The selection of the works (prizes and exhibition pieces) will take place during two meetings of the jury, a photo-jury and an object-jury.

A bilingual catalog (German/English will be published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart.

The Jury 
Paul Derrez, Galerie Ra Amsterdam
Dr. Wolfgang Schepers, Director, retired, Museum August Kestner, Hannover.
Bruno Sievering-Tornow, master silver- and goldsmith, teacher, Staatliche Zeichenakademie Hanau - will select the prizewinners and the exhibition participants.
The companies Heimerle + Meule, Pforzheim and Robbe&Berking, Flensburgas as well as the Lions Club Hanau and the artist Ebbe Weiss-Weingart, Salem have donated 19,500 € as awards.
 
The jury will choose the works in a two-level selection process (photo and object).
Photos must be submitted not later than July11, 2016.

Contest procedure

The selection of the works (prizewinning and exhibition pieces) will take place during two separate meetings of the jury, a photojury and an object-jury.
1. Photo-jury: The following must be received in Hanau no later than July 11, 2016: completed application form, short biography (digital), printable, digital photo data of the work/s on a CD-ROM (tif or psd, minimum size 2500 x 2500 pixels, with photo copyright identification) After the photo-jury, the selected participants will be notified and requested to ship their work/s.
2. Object-jury: The work/s selected by the jury must be received in Hanau no later than August 24, 2016.

Entries from Germany / EU countries
Entries must arrive at the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, Altstädter Markt 6, D-63450 Hanau, Germany, postpaid and be accompanied by a copy of the completed registration form.

Entries from non EU countries
Entries must arrive at the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau, Altstädter Markt 6, D-63450 Hanau, Germany, postpaid. Each entry must be accompanied by three photos or photocopies, as well as three copies of the registration form (for customs clearance). The declaration of value must be in euros. The objects must be declared as exhibition objects, not as salable goods. The entries can be sent by mail or through a shipping company. If they are delivered by a shipping company, please be certain that they are declared as exhibition objects and not as merchandise. The German Goldsmiths’ House will take care of the customs clearance

Main contest: 1st prize: 5,000 €
Ebbe Weiss-Weingart Prize 2nd prize: 4,000 €
Robbe & Berking Prize 3rd prize: 3,000 €

Ebbe Weiss-Weingart Silver Prize Youth promotion contest: 1st prize: 3,500 €
Lions Club Hanau Prize 2nd prize: 2,500 €
Lions Club Hanau Prize 3rd prize: 1,000 €
Lions Club Hanau Prize 4th prize: 500 €
Heimerle + Meule Silver Prize

Awards ceremony / Exhibitions / Catalogue
The awards ceremony will take place on November 6, 2016 at the German Goldsmiths’ House in Hanau.
The exhibition will be presented there through January 15, 2017.
Other venues:
Museum voor Edelsmeedkunst, Juwelen en Diamant, Antwerp (B) end of January - mid April 2017.
Silberwarenmuseum Ott-Pausersche Fabrik, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, end of April - schuster-nicole-schuster-nicole-beginning-2016-2016 of Juli, 2017.
Yachting Heritage Centre Flensburg, end of July - schuster-nicole-schuster-nicole-beginning-2016-2016 of October, 2017.
Museum Zons, Dormagen mid-October, 2017 - schuster-nicole-schuster-nicole-beginning-2016-2016 of January, 2018.

A bilingual catalog (German/English) with illustrations of the prizewinning pieces and those selected for the exhibition will be published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart, to accompany the exhibition.
 
Peter Bauhuis. Vessel: Simultanea, 2013. 800/000 silver, two different alloys. Ø 12,0 cm, H 25,0 cm. Awarded at: Robbe & Berking Hauptpreis. Peter Bauhuis
Vessel: Simultanea, 2013
800/000 silver, two different alloys
Ø 12,0 cm, H 25,0 cm
Awarded at: Robbe & Berking Hauptpreis
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Sang Deok Han. Object: Livestock, 2012. Nickel siver, silver-plated. 25,6 x 19,5 x 12,8 cm. Awarded at: 2. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb. Sang Deok Han
Object: Livestock, 2012
Nickel siver, silver-plated
25,6 x 19,5 x 12,8 cm
Awarded at: 2. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb
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Christoph Weißhaar. Vessel: Untitled, 2012. Sterling silver. Ø 6,5 cm, H 5,3 cm. Awarded at: 1. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb. Sugar bowl with spoon. Christoph Weißhaar
Vessel: Untitled, 2012
Sterling silver
Ø 6,5 cm, H 5,3 cm
Awarded at: 1. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb
Sugar bowl with spoon
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Young-I Kim. Vessel: Untitled, 2016. Silver, enamel. Ø 11,5 cm, H 10,5 cm. Awarded at: 3. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb. From series: Charakterisierte Gefäße. Young-I Kim
Vessel: Untitled, 2016
Silver, enamel
Ø 11,5 cm, H 10,5 cm
Awarded at: 3. Lions Club Hanau Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb
From series: Charakterisierte Gefäße
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