ILLUSION 

 

27th LEGNICA INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY COMPETITION “ILLUSION”

 

ABOUT THE COMPETITION:

The Legnica International Jewellery Competition is the main event of the Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER, organized by the Gallery of Art since 1979. The competition has opened character and is addressed to all artists, who have a task to submit works which are characterized by an original creative idea and high artistic and technical level. Idea, worth and sense of the artistic statement are prefered. The submitted works are qualified by an international jury. This year theme of the competition is ILLUSION. The competition is organized under the patronage of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage.

Sungho Cho

Jongseok Lim 

               Celine Sylvestre                                                                Christoph Straube        

 

                     Fang-Jin Yeh                                                                   Sham Patwardhan-Joshi   

 

JURY OF THE COMPETITION:

David Bielander - German artist, a graduate of the Akademie der Bildenen Kunste in Munich, currently is an external consultant of the jewellery department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.
Norman Cherry - British goldsmith-artist, graduate of the Glasgow School of Art; Vice Chancellor of the University of Lincoln (Great Britain). Until 2008 he was dean at the Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design at the Birmingham School of Jewellery.
Sławomir Fijałkowski – Professor at the Department of Architecture and Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, leads the workshop of Experimental Design; graduate of Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź (Poland) and
Hochschule für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung w Linz – Metall (Austria);
Sara Gackowska - Polish designer, graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, the University of Applied Sciences Saimaa in Finland and the Design Institute of the University of Technology in Koszalin. Winner of many prizes, among others: Mari Funaki Award 2014, Grand Prix in the Amberif Design Award 2012, finalist LOEWE CRAFT PRIZE.
Nanna Melland - Norwegian artist, a graduate of Elvebakken videregående skole and the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.

Maria Rosko

 

Kim Kyung Jin

From among 395 works submitted by 195 artists from 34 countries, to the exhibition qualified works of 39 artists, mainly from Europe but also from Israel, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan.

               Sanghee Park                                                                           Shin-young Kim 

              Thanh-Truc Nguyen                                                                   Tzu Chun Hung

 

The Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER is the most important event organized cyclically by the Gallery of Art in Legnica. Every year we present individual and collective exhibitions as part of the festival, including: The Legnica International Jewellery Competition, About the Artists (a cycle of retrospective presentations of distinguished personalities in jewellery art from Poland and abroad), Silver Schools (a cycle presenting the artistic oeuvre of jewellery art schools from Europe, their professors, graduates and students), Debuts (a cycle presenting pieces of young Polish artists, who just start their activity in the field of design and art), The Boundaries of Global Art (a cycle of science sessions devoted to the newest art, goldsmithery and design) and happenings and concerts.

 

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Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER 2018 
Dates:  1st May - 1th June 2018

 

Culmination: 18th – 19th of May 2018
Venue: Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland

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