orsoni prize 2009 - international award for mosaic art

orsoni prize 2009 - international award for mosaic fine art

Orsoni Smalti Veneziani has been producing Venetian smalti and 24k gold mosaic since 1888. The biennial Orsoni Prize was created to honor contemporary mosaic fine art.  Honorary President Maestro Lucio Orsoni and Pino Bisazza, the founder and President of Trend Group and premier art collector, will judge the competition.

Orsoni smalti panel displayed at 1889 World Fair

Orsoni Grand Prize 2009

Euro 1,000

Orsoni garden entrance – Venice, Italy

A round trip ticket to Venice, Italy

Lucio Orsoni teaching master in mosaic

Attend the Orsoni Master in Mosaic (one week class) between Oct 2009-October 2010.

Domus Orsoni

6 nights at Domus Orsoni, bed & breakfast located at the Venice Orsoni foundry.

mosaic art source – 24kt gold – orsoni

In addition one Honorable Mention and three Finalists will be awarded a total of six kilos of Orsoni 24k gold mosaic.

mosaic art source – 2007 orsoni prize winner – kim schonfeld

“It has been fascinating to see the international mosaic community flourish with unimaginable vitality and energy”, contends Lucio Orsoni. “It has been my dream to acknowledge the work that is being done with this significant prize that has become part of the Orsoni legacy.”

Artists may apply in two categories, 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional through Juried Art Services. The application deadline is June 12, 2009. The winner will be announced, September 9, 2009.

For further details please contact Jo Ann Loctov or check out Orsoni.com and the DomusOrsoni.com