In 2019, World Crafts Council Europe, (WCCE), celebrates its 40th anniversary. As part of the celebrations WCCE has been invited to exhibit at Révélations in 2019 organised by Ateliers d’Art de France. This presents an exceptional opportunity for the network and makers to raise awareness of craft across Europe. The 4th edition of the biennial will take place from 23rd to 26th May 2019 at the Grand Palais, Paris. The WCCE exhibition will feature a representative selection of the highest quality European Craft.

As a valued member of the WCCE network, we invite you, along with Ateliers d’Art, to attend the Europe Day on Thursday 23rd 2019:

Location: Révélations, Grand Palais, Paris

Date and time: 23rd May 2019, 9.30-12.30 am
More info on how to get your free tickets will be shared soon but in the meantime if you would like more information on the event, you can contact:

The following makers have been confirmed so far for Révélations 2019:

Dorothee Wenz, Germany,  Ceramicist

Elizabeth Thorsen, Norway,  Shoemaker and artist

Helga Molgensen, Iceland,  Jewellery designer

Una Burke, Ireland, Designer

Pierce Healy, Ireland, Jewellery Designer  

Stephen O’Briain, Ireland, Furniture Designer

Kristiina Nyrhinen, Finland, Textile Artist

Erlend Leirdal, Norway, Sculpture Artist

Morten Klitgaard, Denmark, Glass Artist

Olle Olls, Sweden, Silversmith

Roger Colls Trias, Spain, Sculptor

Steve Buck, UK, Ceramicist

Tarja Tuupanen, Finland, Jewellery Designer

Elise Peroi, Belgium, Textile Artist

Martin Janecky, Czech Republic, Glass Artist

Štefan Sekač, Slovakia, Glass Artist

Viktor Frešo, Slovakia, Sculptor/Mixed Media Artist

Boris de Beijer, Netherlands, Sculptor/Visual Artist

Catherine Liechti, Switzerland, Installation Designer

Jean-Paul Thiefels, Luxembourg, Wooden Sculptor

We would like to thank you all for sharing the open call with your networks and for your nominations – we had a fantastic response of over 160 applications, all of a very high standard.

As we move into the next stage of preparing for the exhibition, we would like to thank those who have already offered to contribute towards the costs of shipping work and/or transport for the maker to visit the show. If anyone other organisation would like to make the same generous offer for a maker representing their country please email Shauna at

More about Révélations

The 4th edition of Révélations, the international fine craft and creation biennal, will take place at the Grand Palais from 23 to 26 May 2019. Created by Ateliers d’Art de France, Révélations is a global gathering for all stakeholders in the fine craft sector. Over four days, more than 400 fine craft professionals from all around the world will welcome some 40,000 visitors – general public and professionals alike.

A unique platform for purchasing advisors and collectors searching for exceptional creations, the biennial provides a range of dedicated services such as private visits for international collectors, a business lounge for meetings and appointments, and even speed-dating events for craft professionals. The exhibitors are expected to come from around 20 different countries and will include over 400 craftsworkers, craft workshops, galleries, fine craft centres, foundations and institutions, who will each help to demonstrate the effervescence, splendour and vitality of contemporary crafts.  

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Take part in the celebrations!