Open Call for Fio. Contemporary Jewellery Contest

Open call  /  01 Mar 2021  -  30 Apr 2021
Published: 26.02.2021
Open Call for Fio. Contemporary Jewellery Contest.
Alice Floriano Gallery
Alice Floriano, Nina Lima, Nicole Uurbanus
DEADLINE: 30/04/2021
Only one entry per person is allowed and in only one category.
You must present, in Portuguese for National applications and in English for International applications, a short Curriculum Vitae, statement and work information.
The payment of the registration must be made at the time of submission, and the voucher must be attached to the form in the specific field.


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Jewelers Alice Floriano from Alice Floriano Gallery and Nina Lima from Estúdio Escambo came together to get to know and stimulate the production of contemporary Brazilian jewelry, aiming to spread and disseminate this art within the Brazilian territory, making room for new talents and professionals in the field. In this second edition, jewelry maker Nicole Uurbanus has joined the organization. This second edition of the Fio Award also welcomes international artists.
Jewelers and jewelry students who produce contemporary jewelry may register. They must present a series of five pieces, with free typology and theme. Applicants must submit unpublished works which have never been exhibited at events or shown in any medium, printed or digital.

All pieces should relate to the body. The pieces must be part of the same project, with unity and coherence concerning the statement.  The jewelry must be finished, samples will not be accepted. Only work which meets the established criteria will be evaluated, along with the duly completed form and all the requested material.

Deadline for application, 30 Apr.
Winner annoucement, 15 May.

National (for Brazilians residing in the country only)
1. Student - R$ 25
2. Professional - R$ 50
1. Student - US$ 15
2. Professional - US$ 30

Professional -
Solo exhibition to be held at the Alice Floriano Gallery, within one year after the winners are announced; Participation in JOYA Barcelona 2021; Collective exhibition of the 12 winners at the Alice Floriano Gallery; Printed catalog of the collective exhibition.

Student - Participation in the contemporary art course, for 2 months, with Danilo Oliveira, at Estúdio Escambo and Metal coloring technique workshop at Amanda Chohfi school, in São Paulo (national); Free access to the Alice Floriano Gallery Club, for one year (international); Collective exhibition of the 12 winners at the Alice Floriano Gallery; Printed catalog of the collective exhibition.

Dan Piersinaru, Autor.
Lucia Massei, Alchimia School.
Ruudt Peters, jeweller artist.
Alice Floriano, jeweler and gallery owner (Alice Floriano Gallery).
Nina Lima, jeweller and owner of Estúdio Escambo.

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Miriam Pappalardo. Brooch: Fora de Forma, Superficie 4, 2020. Nylon thread, oxidized silver.. 9.3 x 6.7 x 8.5 cm. Photo by: Arnaldo Pappalardo. From series: Fora de Forma. Miriam Pappalardo
Brooch: Fora de Forma, Superficie 4, 2020
Nylon thread, oxidized silver.
9.3 x 6.7 x 8.5 cm
Photo by: Arnaldo Pappalardo
From series: Fora de Forma
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