Our jury members

Anne Leclercq

Ceramicist Since 1973 Ceramic and technology teacher at the Institute of Arts and Crafts, La Louvière (BE): 1990- 2012 Guest teacher about porcelain and inlay work Member of the International Academy of Ceramics Has exhibited in many galleries in Belgium and abroad. Her works have been acquires by collectors and museums. Organiser of several exhibitions, […]

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Louise Allen

Louise Allen is the Head of Innovation and Development at the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland and from 2014 was the Head of International Programmes for Irish Design 2015. Her experience ranges across design, enterprise, contemporary art and craft, education, curation and innovation. In her various roles she has led on the strategic development […]

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Rosy Greenlees

Executive Director, Crafts Council Rosy Greenlees, OBE, has been Executive Director of the Crafts Council since 2006.  A national organisation promoting the value of craft and making to society, the Crafts Council has supported thousands of makers through its talent development programmes; brings high quality craft to an annual audience of over 3 million through […]

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Laura Miguel Baumann

Laura holds a degree in Translation and Interpretation by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has completed her studies by several Master Degrees in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid; International Business Administration; and, Intercultural Communication and European Studies. She has been working for the private sector as well as for non-profit organizations and public bodies, mainly […]

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Sabine Herman

Jewellery & Goldsmithery at Saint-Lucas Paviljoen in Antwerp. Chasing under the leadership of Emile Souply at the Art & Crafts Institute in Brussels. Goldsmithery, David Huycke’s workshop at IKA Mechelen. After her jewellery and goldsmithery studies, Sabine wanted to create an exhibition’s space where she express her own vision of the contemporary jewel. In 1987, […]

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Valérie Bacart

Valérie Bacart (born in Brussels and lives in Mons in Belgium) is an art historian (Université Libre of Brussels). She is director of the Art Center of contemporary textile, the TAMAT (Tournai) and she teaches History, Philosophy and Psychology of fashion in Brussels. For 10 years she was director of the Maison des Artistes of […]

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