On September 29th, a group of 92 (sets) of the finalists of the finalists and expert review teams consisting of professors and local pottery masters from all over the country and experts from local ceramic art masters. The ceramic (character) competition “ushered in a climax. After the expert review, Pan Chaoan, a local ceramic artist in Foshan, won the first prize. It is reported that the shortlisted work exhibition time is scheduled to be from October 19th to October 31st. The exhibition location is located in the Tao · Maker Hall in Shiwan Park. Citizens can visit for free.
It is reported that the 2021 “Shiwan Cup” Youth Ceramics (Character) Competition was sponsored by the Chinese Arts and Crafts Society and the Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum. It is a national ceramic event for young ceramic workers. From the 2008 “Shiwan Cup -National College Student Pottery Contest” to the “Shiwan Cup Youth Ceramics Contest” in 2008, it has gone through more than ten years. After the initial exploration stage and year -old brand building, the competition has developed into a ceramic art competition with large domestic influence, wide range, and high standards.
The theme of the event clearly creates the theme, showing the masterpiece of ceramics
The reporter learned that unlike the “Shiwan Cup” competition in previous years, this year’s competition is different. The relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum said that in the past, the creators were created by themes and creative works through setting themes and creative scope. There may be problems such as short creative cycle and insufficient preparation. In order to allow the participants to have abundant creative time, the scope of the creative creation will be set as a “character” for one year from this year. Works of emerging potters.
According to reports, the contest was launched in late April this year. “Online registration, which lasted for 5 months, received a total of 292 artists submitted and solicited 392 entries (sets).” The relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum said that since its launch, the competition has received widespread attention and has received the country The strong support of major art colleges and ceramic production areas. According to statistics, contestants are spread all over 25 provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions, and municipalities across the country. The more concentrated universities in the competitors include: Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts, and the Guangxi Academy of Arts. In the concentrated areas, there are Guangdong, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Fujian and so on.
It is reported that the theme of this competition is “Youth Like the Song”. The participants carried out the creation of ceramic sculpture to create the theme of the creative theme around the scope of the characters, showing the understanding and expression of young ceramic artists for a better life. The highest award of the competition is 50,000 yuan, hoping to attract more outstanding young people to join the ranks of ceramics innovation.
The selection criteria of the competition are rigorous, and the quality of the shortlisted works is high
After the expert review, a total of 1 first prize, 2 second prizes, 3 third prizes, 3 new prizes, and 30 outstanding works awards were awarded. Foshan local ceramic artist Pan Chaoan won the first prize of the contest with his work “Cultural Kunlun”. Zhao Qin and Xu Shaojie won the second prize with their works “Symbolism” and “Zen Heart”.
It is reported that the selection process of the competition has always adhered to the principles of fairness and justice. After the preliminary selection of 100 (set) shortlisted works, the selection ratio of the initial evaluation work is close to 4: 1, that is, 1 of the 4 works is selected, and the quality of the shortlisted works is high. The themes of this competition are widely theme, novel creative methods, and diverse expressions, representing a high level of artistic creation in domestic young ceramics, and fully reflect the creative enthusiasm of the new generation of ceramic artists. The organizing committee also publishes the finalists of this competition for extensive dissemination to further expand the influence of the activity, while increasing the popularity of Shiwan in the country.
The relevant person in charge of the Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum said that this year’s “Shiwan Cup” competition fully demonstrated the results of the creation of ceramic characters across the country, and it is a high -level competition of the national ceramic character category. The “Shiwan Cup” is based on the development of Chinese modern and contemporary ceramics. The contest advocates integrating aesthetic into life, especially under the influence of this year’s epidemic, young ceramic artists are paying more and more attention to life, paying attention to people and things around them, and creating many characters who express positive energy.
Wen, Tu/Guangzhou Daily · Xinhua City Reporter: Liu Pengfei Correspondent: Rongyao Guangzhou Daily · Xinhuacheng Editor: Huo Zekai