The Loewe Foundation announces the fourth edition of its Loewe Foundation Craft Prize for Professional Artisans, an international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship. The Foundation uses the craft prize as a medium to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to i ... read more and apply
Established as a private cultural Foundation in 1988 by Enrique Loewe Lynch, a fourth-generation
member of LOEWE’s founding family, today under the direction of his daughter Sheila Loewe, the
Foundation continues to promote creativity, educational programmes and to safeguard heritage
in the fields of poetry, dance, photography, art and craft. In 2002, the LOEWE FOUNDATION was awarded
the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts, the highest honour granted by the Spanish Government.
In accordance with LOEWE’s ambition to further safeguard its craft legacy of more than 170 years
of history, the Foundation created in 2016 the ‘LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize’, an annual international
prize which celebrates excellence in craftsmanship.
Craft artists who leave their individual imprint on their work dig into the quicksands of art and claim
the chance of making trades flourish once again, recycling and not forgetting the past.
The LOEWE FOUNDATION believes that the artistic vision describes the craft that will make a better