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Loughlin – Loewe 2020 Prize Finalist – Receptor of Light IX – 2019

Loewe Craft Prize 2020 Finalist - Jessica Loughlin - Receptor of Light IX, 2019, glass

An enormous honour and a huge congratulations to Sabbia artist Jessica Loughlin who has been named as one of the thirty finalists in the prestigious Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2020. Jessica is the first Australian to be selected in this important international award since its inaugural 2016 year.

The Loewe Foundation has just announced the names of the 30 shortlisted artists for the 2020 edition of the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize, including Jessica Loughlin. Each finalist’s work will be exhibited at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris from 21 May to 12 July 2020, when the overall winner will be announced.

The finalists, hailing from 18 different countries, range from newly emerging artists to esteemed leaders in their fields. This year’s finalists were chosen by a panel of experts from 2,920 total submissions – a 15% increase since last year.

The Craft Prize 2020 recognises the shortlisted artists as having made fundamentally important contributions to the development of contemporary craft.

Jessica will be exhibiting in her solo exhibition at Sabbia Gallery, opening May 15 2020. All enquiries to the Director Sabbia Gallery on