Open Call: Israel Biennale of Contemporary Jewellery

17 March 2022

Deadline: June 23, 2022

The Israel Biennale of Contemporary Jewellery 2022 is now open for applications. The theme for 2022 is “Colorful Recovery“, reflecting that ‘after a long period of uncertainty, insecurity, fear, and sometimes even despair one begins to see the light at the end of the tunnel’.

Key dates

  • Deadline for applications, Thursday 23rd June.
  • Selected participants will be notified by August 2022.
  • Award winners will be announced by 13th November 2022.
  • Biennale Dates: 10th November-14th November 2022.


Entry criteria

The Israel Biennale for contemporary jewellery is open to jewellers at any stage of their career. Candidates from all countries and nationalities are eligible to participate.

  • Artworks must relate to the theme.
  • Artists are invited to present 1 to a maximum of 3 artworks.
  • Only digital images shall be accepted.
  • The artist has complete freedom in choosing the materials, mediums, and sizes of the artworks.
  • Jewels presented must be original, one-of-a-kind, and created within the last 2 years.



  • 1 to 3 finished pieces per artist.
  • Artworks should have been created within the last 2 years.
  • No modifications are allowed after the submission and/or selection.
  • Professional-quality photos of the artwork
  • Statement linked to the theme of max 250 words in English.

Awards – Artist


Awards – Students



  • Rachel Sasporta – The Geological Museum Senior Curator.
  • Nichka Marobin – Art historian and founder of The Morning Bark, a blogazette on arts and humanities.
  • Chequita Nahar – Jewellery designer, tutor, and curator.


Application Fee
To be eligible the artist must first pay the application fee (30€ – professional artist, 20€ – student).
Upon selection there will be a further participation fee of 35€ plus the shipping costs for return of artworks.

Before applying, please read through the complete guidelines and criteria here. Send all requested materials to cjewelrybisrael@gmail.com.



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