Three Prizes were awarded during The Venice Glass Week 2021:
Awarded to an artist or designer working in artistic glass, between the ages of 18 – 35.
The winner of the 2021 Prize was Vendulka Prchalova, who received an “Emerging Artist Residency” at Pilchuck Glass School, USA, in 2022.
Awarded to the best project in the festival.
The winning project was Czech Glass, Quo Vadis?!, organised by GAD – Giudecca Art District with Artlines and curated by Mária Gálová.
The Prize Jury was composed of Jean Blanchaert (curator and member of The Venice Glass Week Curatorial Committee), Giovanna Palandri (Chancellor of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and President of The Venice Glass Week Organising Committee) and Paola Marini (General Councillor of Fondazione di Venezia).
Awarded to glass artists and masters who have outstandingly distinguished themselves with their work in the Muranese tradition or other schools and techniques.
The recipients of the 2021 Prize were Federica Marangoni and Mauro Bonaventura.