Eligius Award 2019
Eligius Award 2019 is an exhibition with the finalists of the 5th edition of the prestigious Eligius Jewellery Award, which is granted with 7000€ prize money for Austrian jewellery artists. This prize is named after St. Eligius, saint of the goldsmith guild.
This award is intended to highlight the historically important position of the goldsmiths in Salzburg its past through the appreciation of contemporary artists and their art to emphasize it and keep it awake. The prize is awarded for an artistic, innovative work every three years and is Austria’s only award for this art form.
Among 13 finalists, also my work has been nominated for this exhibition. A selection of works will be exhibited in MAK (Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art) in Vienna.
On 16.05. 2019, Eligius Award will be held an award ceremony at Traklhaus in Salzburg, where also the nominated works will be exhibited from 17.05.2019 till 06.07.2019.
This year I will be presenting works from my collection Microvita,