Anticlastics will reward one of the individual artists/participants with the AJW Award. His/her work should show originality, technical quality and conceptual richness. The winner will be invited to participate for free, in the following AJW edition.
MATERIAL QUESTS Award
MATERIAL QUESTS Award – Benaki Museum Shop – “Material Quests” is a series of exhibitions aiming to highlight unique works in the fields of the applied arts and design that are of exceptional aesthetics, superb craftsmanship, and particular artistic inspiration. The prize will be given to the artist, whose work we believe, better represents these qualities. He/She will be given the opportunity to exhibit his/her work at the Benaki Museum’s Shop.
AJW PUBLIC award
AJW PUBLIC award – the Anticlastics team will invite the public to vote for their favorite artist/participant of Art + Jewelry: Intersecting Spaces 2018. The winner will be invited to participate for free, in the following AJW edition.
ALCHIMIA award – Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery celebrates during AJW the “Alchimia Award”, a tribute to the new faces in the world of contemporary jewelry. This award, consisting of a two-week Intensive Course at Alchimia School in Florence, will be given to one of the promising artists that participate in Art + Jewelry: Intersecting Spaces exhibition.
“We are happy to give this award, in Athens Jewelry Week. We consider that is a learning experience to study in a city like Florence, at Alchimia. It is the best way to motivate and support the efforts of a young talented artist to the world of contemporary jewelry.
The Director – Lucia Massei
Awarded Artist 2018
AUTOR award – Autor International Contemporary Jewelry Fair will reward one of the artists participating in the central exhibition of AJW, Art + Jewelry: Intersecting Spaces 2018 with free participation at AUTOR fair 2019 and with media support for one year on the AUTOR digital media platform.
JOYA award – JOYA Barcelona will give an award to an artist that represents politics in art jewelry, following the theme of the following edition of the event:
“Talking about the power of jewelry is potentially inexhaustible and fascinating. It implies returning to the beginning of humanity, not only as an adornment for the body, but as the ideological expression of culture, and even more importantly, POLITICS.”