The Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation has been awarding the Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award every other year since 1987. Dr. Ruth Maria Franz (1910-2008) established a Foundation and the prize to commemorate her daughter, the sculptor Jutta Cuny (1940-1983) who lost her life in an accident. The prize is awarded to Young artists of outstanding promise who use glass as a Major component of their works.

 

Memorial Award Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation 2015

Rui-Sasaki-Subtle-Intimacy,

Memorial Award Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation 2015 Rui Sasaki (Japan): Subtle Intimacy, 2013, glass, fused, ash from plants and seaweed from Awashima, LEDs, 180 x 194 x 198 cm

 

Talent Award Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation 2015

Maria-Bang-Espersen-Frozen,

Maria Bang Espersen (Denmark): Unequal Rest, 2013, glass, stretched and folded, ground cement, 11 x 29 x 12 cm

 

Talent Award Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation 2015

Anne Weber LED Lightbox

Anne Weber (Germany): LED Lightbox#1, 2013, glass, printed, wood, LED light, 31x41x41 cm

 

 

Read an extensive report (26 pages supplement) in NG 3 / 2015.