Gold Prize, "The 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino" by Japan Executive Committee, Japan.
"This is one of the world biggest ceramic festivals that features various events that contribute to further development of ceramic industry and culture, such as world-class ceramic competition, "International Ceramics Competition, Mino Japan" and many more.This is an international competition which aims to promote the further development of ceramic industry and culture through international exchanges of ceramic designs and culture.
Outstanding works that suggest innovative ideas and explore the future of ceramics coming from all over Japan and the world will be displayed all together. It is a triennale held at ‘Mino’, the major production area of ceramics in Japan. It is a big project that happens in Mino and spreads nationwide to worldwide.
Number of applicants in this year: 1,337; Number of entries: 2,466. At the festival, it features 141 selected works from around the world and the awardees of all prizes."(Text Source URL: www.icfmino.com/english/)
Award/Opening Ceremony: Friday, September 15, 2017
Exhibition Period: September 15 to October 22, 2017
Opening Hours: 10:00 ~18:00
Venue: Exhibition Hall, Ceramics Park Mino, Tajimi City, Gifu pref, Japan
Organised By: International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan Executive Committee
Collections: Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Tajimi-city, Gifu, Japan