Cheongju International Craft Competition
City, Korea is the host for the 2nd Cheongju International Craft
Competition, which will feature various craft categories -- ceramics,
fiber, glass, metal, paper and wood.
The theme of the competition is "The Breath of Nature".
Organizers hope that participants will feature works that reflect
nature in harmony as well as its struggle with 'the five traditional
elements' and its continuing transformation. These may be works
that illuminate nature's perceived values while taking note of environmental
problems arising from technological developments and the forces
of industry today.
an enticement there is a Grand Prize of US$ 20,000, 4 Gold Prizes
of US$10,000 each, 5 Silver Prizes of US$ 2,000 each and 5 Bronze
Prizes of US$ 1,000 each, as well as honorable mentions. Up to three
works are allowed per entrant, with a maximum size in any dimension
of 200 cm. For International participants there is no registration
fee, nor a fee for return of works. Entrants are only responsible
for getting their works to Korea.
The deadline for entry form submissions is July 21st, 2001. Works
must be submitted to the committee by August 25th, with an opening
ceremony happening in Cheongju on October 5th. The exhibition at
the Cheongju Arts Center will be held from October 5th - October