Ann van Hoey
Ann van Hoey, inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding, displays bowls in the natural shades of clay, and also a number of brightly colored bowls sprayed with automotive paint, a reference to the refinement of Japanese lacquerware.
Ann won many awards all over the world as mentioned: 2018 Loewe Craft Prize Finalist 2016 8th Talent Award, ‘Focus Vessel’, Keramikmuseum Westerwald (D) 2015 Prize at the ‘Premio Faenza’, Faenza, Italië 2014 ‘Ceramics of Europe – 2014’, Keramikmuseum Westerwald (D) 2013 2nd prize Cheongju Craft Biennale 2013, Korea 2013 Emerging Artist Peoples Choice Contest’; Ceramics Monthly 2012 honorable mention; Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei 2011 honorable mention; 9th Int. Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan 2011 1st prize Parcours Carougeois, Geneva (CH) 2011 1st China Kaolin Grand Prix for Int. Ceramic Art, Jingdezhen, China 2010 Int. Design Competition, Interieur 2010 Kortrijk (B) 2010 2nd prize Biennale de la Céramique d’Andenne (B) 2009 1st prize Int. biennal “At the moment…”, Kapfenberg (AU) 2009 bronze at the 5th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Korea 2009 bronze at the Int. biennal “Ceramica Multiplex”, Varazdin, Croatia 2008 Henri Van de Velde-quality label (B)