Closing date 17 May.

QEST is delighted to be collaborating with international luxury interior furnishings brand Sanderson to launch a prestigious new prize, the ‘QEST Sanderson Rising Star Craft Award’.

This prize aims to recognise an emerging talent who is making a positive contribution to their craft, the wider craft sector and community. This person is a committed maker who has been practising professionally in their craft field between two to seven years.

It’s open to craftspeople across the UK with a career-changing cash prize of £25,000!

Makers must be nominated by a credible person – which includes craft industry professionals, tutors, colleagues, peers, or others and who must know the maker and their work well in a professional capacity.

Please note: nominators can only put forward one candidate for the Award.

Nominations close on Friday 17 May with the winner announced in October.

  • Click here to read the nomination criteria and fill in a nomination form.
  • Click here to learn more about the Award and find out the list of impressive judges.

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