Friedrich Becker Prize 2020

In awarding the Friedrich Becker Prize – donated by Hildegard Becker (1928–2018) – the Association for Goldsmiths’ Art, Hanau wishes to commemorate Friedrich Becker as an extraordinary individual and important designer, and in accordance with his spirit, to recognize the best of the succeeding generation of designers. The Friedrich Becker Prize is endowed with 10.000,00 euros.

Competition procedure

The selection of the works (prize-winner and exhibition objects) will take place in two jury sessions, a photograph jury and an object jury. 

  • Photograph Jury: submissions to be received in Hanau no later than February 14, 2020
  • Object Jury: the works selected by the jury must be received in Hanau no later than March 16, 2020 

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The decision of the jury is final with no legal recourse. 

Jury: Sam Tho Duong, goldsmith, jewelry designer, Pforzheim, Cornelie Holzach M.A., museum director, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Prof. Andrea Wippermann, diploma designer, Hochschule Wismar/Design Faculty 

Award ceremony

The award ceremony and opening of the exhibition will take place on May 9, 2020, at the Stadtmuseum in Düsseldorf. The laudation will be held by Dr. Sabine Runde, senior custodian, curator of Applied Art from the Middle Ages to the Present, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt.

The prize winner and selected works will be shown until June 23, 2020 in the Stadtmuseum and then in the German Goldsmiths’ House in Hanau till the middle of August, 2020. 


14 februari 2020


Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst en Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus Hanau


45 euro

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