Open Call for the 11th Arte y Joya International Award

Open call  /  28 Jun 2021  -  31 Aug 2021
Published: 28.06.2021
Open Call for the 11th Arte y Joya International Award.
Arte y Joya
Sofía Iriarte
DEADLINE: 31/08/2021
Ana Margarida Carvalho. Necklace: In Paradisum #69, 2018. Anodized titanium.. Ø 27 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. Awarded at: Arte y Joya Award 2020. From series: In Paradisum. On Body
. Photo by Guillemraphoto. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Necklace: In Paradisum #69, 2018
Anodized titanium.
Ø 27 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
Awarded at: Arte y Joya Award 2020
From series: In Paradisum

On Body
Photo by Guillemraphoto

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Grupo Duplex Invites you to participate in this new edition of the Arte y Joya Award. The competition is aimed to all contemporary artists who want to promote their work on a global scale.  All those who want to participate must do it with a single 100% contemporary piece. The prize is awarded to works that show unique and outstanding contemporary creations.
>> Version en Castellano + formulario de  inscripción

The contest is open internationally to all those who want to contribute their creative and investigative vision in the field of contemporary jewelry. The registration period is open until August 31, 2021. The process to participate is very simple, everyone one can do it through the website, providing an image of the work and the required data.

Affordable Participation cost.

As in the last edition, the following rates are established:
- Authors: € 85 *
- School students: € 50 *
* For participants based in Spain, VAT must be added.

Once registered, work, data and information will be published immediately on the website and on the Instagram and Facebook networks.

Application deadline: 31.08.2021.
For more information contact:,

How is the process?
In September, the finalists will be announced.
An independent jury made up of experts in artistic jewelry and a popular vote, will select the 32 authors for the final. All the works of the selected authors will be published in the printed catalog.
• The Jury:
Anna Rafecas, jewelry coordinator and teacher at the Arsenal de Vilafranca del Penedès (Catalunya,Spain).
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson, historian, author and international speaker on jewellery (England).
Lluis Comín, jeweler and gallery owner of the 66 Mistral Gallery space. (Barcelona, ​Spain).
Nicolás Estrada, jeweler and disseminator of contemporary jewelry, Barcelona (Spain-Colombia).
Paulo Ribeiro, founder and director of JOYA Barcelona Art Jewelery & Objects, Barcelona (Spain-Brazil).
In October, the Winner!
The ARTE Y JOYA 2021-2022 Award will be announced within the framework of JOYA Barcelona in October 2021.
What does the ARTE Y JOYA award achieve?
In addition to the trophy -designed by the sculptor and jeweler Fili Plaza-, trhe authors will be promoted in all the Grupo Duplex media and social networks (Instagram account with almost 5,000 followers and more than 8,000 accounts reached weekly) and a shooting / editorial with the winning work.
• Promotion in Contraste Newspaper:
Once the registration period is closed, all the participants will have their works published in the Contraste newspaper which is printed every month.
What’s new this year
This year, in addition to appearing in the printed catalog, finalists and the winner of the year will be able to participate in an exhibition with their works in the Studio Squina gallery in Madrid and another yet to be specified in Barcelona during the months of November and December 2021.