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III Edition Ceramic&Colours Award

Faenza 2020

“Crystalline glaze, the charm of the crystals”

The Faenza Art Ceramic Center announces the third edition of the “Ceramic&Colours Award”, a ceramic competition with the aim of promoting and enhancing the research in the field of ceramic glazes for the finishing of ceramic objects.

For 2020 edition the “Crystalline glaze” effect has been selected.

Description It is a glass surface that can be developed both with high or low temperature. Its specificity are the macro crystals that have to be easy to see. All the surfaces matt or satin are therefor excluded. We want to highlight the technical nature of the contest, so the technical committee will take in account only the artwork that will better represent the complexity of this technique. For example: the size of the crystals, chromatism and chemical nature of the crystallization caused by the zinc, molybdenum, vanadium, wolfram, titanium, lithium, etc.

Participation The Award is open to everybody, with no restrictions concerning age, gender, nationality or else. Each competitor may present only one work.

Procedures and deadlines for application The participation to the Competition is free. Applications must be submitted to the Faenza Art Ceramic Center NO LATER THAN 30/04/2020 the following documents are necessary: - Application form filled in. - 2 high resolution digital photos by email, having a good quality and an homogeneous background. - A data sheet with the relevant descriptions of the work including (otherwise the application will be considered invalid) the measures, the materials used and info on the firing process. - A short CV of the artist - A document (or a self-certification) where the artists declare that the works belong to them.

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