Lydon Emerging Artist Program at Contemporary Craf...
Posted: Jun 28, 2018
Recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides
opportunities for early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market
Retail gallery program which features, markets and sells the work of one winner and four finalists
$1,000 prize, national promotion and one-year exhibit for winner; finalists receive special features
on rotating basis throughout the year of the program
LEAP is open to exceptionally talented artists who are in the early stages of their career. “Emerging” artists may have had some professional experience (i.e., exhibitions, sales, publication, etc), but not yet have established reputations as artists.
Artists must reside in the United States
Artists must work in craft media: ceramics, wood, metal/jewelry, glass, found materials, mixed media, fiber
or a combination of these materials