Erskine, Hall & Coe are delighted to announce that Jennifer Lee has won the LOEWE Craft Prize 2018.
Jonathan Anderson, creative director of LOEWE, and founder of the LOEWE Craft Prize, commented that ‘Jennifer Lee for me is a landmark in form’. The jury of the LOEWE Craft Prize praised Jennifer Lee's work for its classicism, timelessness and the way in which it 'rooted the entire exhibition'.
Many publications have featured news about Jennifer Lee receiving the award, including Architectural Digest, Wallpaper*, House & Garden, Grazia, Surface, Artnet News, Art Aurea, i-D, AnOther, 10 Magazine and Vogue.
BBC Radio4 program, Front Row, interviewed Lee live from the award ceremony. This can be listened to here.
Our current exhibition, 'British Ceramics' features a beautiful hand-built stoneware vessel by Lee. Her work is also currently on display in the Fitzwilliam Museum, where eight pieces are exhibited in the exhibition 'Things of Beauty Growing'. The Fitzwilliam Museum show runs until 17 June, and more information about it may be found here.
In America, Lee's work is also on display in a group exhibition, 'Handheld' at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Connecticut. This will be viewable from 20 May - 13 January 2019. Click here for further information.
The LOEWE Craft Prize exhibition is on display until 17 June at the Design Museum in London. This exhibition includes Lee's winning piece , 'Pale, Shadowed Speckled Traces, Fading Ellipse, Bronze Specks, Tilted Shelf' (2017) as well as pieces by the other 29 finalists. Please visit the LOEWE Foundation website here for more details.
Top - Jennifer Lee being awarded the prize by Helen Mirren. Courtesy of Artsnet News.
Middle - 'Pale, Shadowed Speckled Traces, Fading Ellipse, Bronze Specks, Tilted Shelf' (2017). Courtesy of the LOEWE Craft Foundation.
Bottom - Jennifer Lee and her husband Jake Tilson at the award ceremony, photographed by Peter Ting.