Ateliers d'Art de France

Who can apply ?

The Creator’s Award showcases the creativity and modernity of a craftsworker, visual artist or craft company, as well as their ability to devise an exhibition project that offers an unexpected perspective on the uniqueness and excellence of their work. 

Selection criteria

  • The conformity of the application with the Foundation’s objective: “to safeguard, promote and develop the professions devoted to crafts, creativity, tradition and heritage maintenance and conservation”.
  • The excellence and uniqueness of the candidate’s work and career.
  • The ability of the exhibition project to transform traditional methods of presenting and representing the craft professions.
  • The synergy between the chosen venue, the presentation method and the candidate’s artistic technique.

How to apply ?

The call for applications 2015 is now closed.

For more information, contact: Françoise Aitgougan,, tel. (+33) 1 44 01 59 98

The prize

The winner will receive financial and logistical support from the Foundation to carry out their exhibition project. The Foundation will provide a project manager and communication officer dedicated to the exhibition (negotiating with the exhibition venue, liaising with individuals linked to the project, communication, etc.).

All the direct costs linked to the exhibition will be covered by the Foundation, up to a maximum of €100,000. The winner will be closely involved in the design of the exhibition (participation in scenography, creation of new works) and will receive a €10,000 lump sum in return.

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