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Ann van Hoey

Born and raised in the beautiful Belgian city of Mechelen, Ann committed herself to the career as a ceramic artist at her age of 50. She draw inspiration from Japanese origami for her own ceramic creation, which gradually became an internationally renowned style.

Her works have received the following recognition and awards:

- 2018 the Loewe Craft Prize

- 2016 8th Talent Award of the Nassauische Sparkasse, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Germany

- 2015 Prize of the Presidency of the Emilia Romagna Region, Italy

- 2014 Westerwaldpreis, Karamikmuseum Westerwald, Germany

- 2013 Silver prize, Cheongju Craft Biennale, Korea

- 2012 Honorable mention, Ceramics Biennale, Taipei