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AWARDS TO 32 WORKS IN THE 32ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE 17TH GOLDEN JUG COMPETITION

The Golden Jug Ceramic Competition, which is organized every two years by the Izmir Rotary Club and has become one of the world's leading competitions in the field of ceramics, has entered its 32nd year. 32 works were awarded in the competition, which was held for the 17th time this year.


ASSOC. PROF. M. CANDAN GUNGOR


The 17th Golden Jug Ceramic Competition, which has been organized every two years by the Izmir Rotary Club since 1991, has become one of the world's leading competitions in the field of ceramics and has been going on for 32 years, has concluded. This year, 100 works applied to the competition, 86 of them passed the preliminary selection and were deemed worthy of the exhibition, and 32 works were awarded. The award-winning works were announced with the exhibition opening at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center on October 11, 2023.

Halim and Yildiz Sima, the creators of the Golden Jug Ceramic Competition, started this competition in the first years to support ceramic art and artists, and over time, participation in the competition increased in number and quality. Speaking at the award ceremony of the competition, Yildiz Sima stated that there were also artists who participated in the competition in previous years, received awards and now serve as jury members. She also added that she was happy and honored to have touched the Turkish ceramic art of the competition as Izmir Rotary Club. Yildiz Sima emphasized that it was the biggest wish of the Izmir Rotary Club members and herself that the competition would continue to live in the memory of Halim Sima, and that the Golden Jug family would keep this competition alive forever.


In the 17th Golden Jug Ceramic Competition; Assoc. Prof. Atilla Cengiz Kilic, Lecturer Dr. Fusun Covenoglu, Prof. Halil Yoleri, Assoc. Prof. Hasan Baskirkan, Mustafa Tuncalp, Assoc. Prof. Nurdan Arslan, Mehmet Tuzum Kizilcan, Prof. Zehra Cobanli were the jury members.

First Prize 2. Award 3. Award


Artists who received awards as a result of the evaluation:


First Prize (Gulen-Turan Muskara Award): Ece Kizilcan

II. Award (Serra-Telat Muskara Award): Duygu Kornosor Cinar

III. Award (Ayse-Erdogan Atay Award): Ayse Yerebakan

First Mention (Naile-Recep Cukurova Award): Yusra Canik

II. Honorable Mention (Gul-Sukru Kocagoz Award): Sibel Ozdogan

III. Honorable Mention (Feyz-Tamer Taskin Award): Filiz Elden

Youth Award (Yildiz-Halim Sima Award): Veli Ergin

First Mention 2. Honorable Mention 3. Honorable Mention


Individual and corporate awards:


Izmir Rotary Club Special Award: Tugba Cihangor

Izmir Inner Wheel Club Special Award: Hakan Ocel

Aegean Inner Wheel Club Special Award: Doga Topcu

Simart Special Award: Oruc Ongel

Idol Art House/Gorsev Bilkay-Nuray Erden Special Award: Canan Gurel Ak

Coldwell Banker 360 Special Award: Metin Erturk

Hakkı Izet Special Award: Bunyamin Han Dursun

Filiz Sarper Special Award: Adile Ozgu

Nurdan Bozkurt Special Award: Irem Sert

Gul Kocagoz Special Award: Caner Guner

Feral Aytaç Special Award: Deniz Tutgun

Burcin Kipman Special Award: Filiz Aktugan Yelken

Gurdal-Gural Ozcalik Special Award: Nurten Gokce

Birsen-Bulent Civelek Special Award: Pinar Polat

Enver Dundar Basar Special Award: Simge Okudur

Nusriye-Sonmez Tezcan Special Award: Alper Tuncer

Hulya-Seref Tufanyazici Special Award: Mehmet Sural

Feyz-Tamer Taskin Special Award: Ibrahim Kilinc

Dilek-Guven Aslan Special Award: Tuba Marmara

Melike-Oktay Ferhan Bitirmis Special Award: Mert Ay

Muzaffer-Selcuk Sozen Special Award: Tugce Makarnaci Semiz

Ayse Orman-Ali Rabi Ulku Special Award: Eda Sonmez

Alp Dolgun Special Award: Muhammet Emir Tasdemir

Tibet Kizilcan Special Award: Umit Koyman

Emine-Tahir Arslan Special Award: Dilara Cetiner

The 17th Golden Jug Ceramic Competition Exhibition was viewed at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center between 11-22 October 2023.











Youth Award

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