Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2019

Every two years the Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation presents, in memory of the sculptor Jutta Cuny (1940-1983), an award endowed with 10,000 Euro as well as two talent prizes to young artists who make significant use of glass in their work.

12 May - 1 September 2019

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The Jutta-Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2019 goes to Evelina Rajca (Poland/Germany), the talent prizes are awarded to Sun Ju Lee (Korea) and Ayako Tani (Japan). Non-monetary honorary diplomas are awarded to the artists Matthew Everett (USA), Michie Kagajo (Japan), Haruna Oki (Japan), Sharon Scheyer (Israel) and Chong Zhang (China). A showcase exhibition will be presenting works by the three main award winners.

The Glasmuseum Hentrich at the Kunstpalast has managed the Jutta-Cuny-Franz Foundation since 1994. The award winners 2019 are selected by a jury composed of Christoph Brockhaus, Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, Mischa Kuball, Helmut Ricke, Elisabeth Scheuba and Nadja Zieren.




Jutta Cuny | September 1982, Foto: Ruth-Maria Franz