The Rising Creator Fellowship

The Artisan Collab celebrates exceptional creators and the beautiful pieces they make. The Rising Creator Fellowship provides support and opportunity to an emerging talent.

We know how hard it is to set up a business and get work seen. To then move beyond being a start‑up, while still managing to create, requires another set of skills altogether.

The Fellowship is an annual award. It offers one year's free membership to The Artisan Collab, providing a shop front, audience, selling platform and PR. The Artisan Collab members have a wealth of experience between them and can offer business advice, mentoring, opportunity for collaboration and studio visits.

As a Fellow, you will also be invited to design a piece for The Artisan Collab's in‑house collection.


The competition is open to product designers, makers and artists. Work must not have been widely publicised or shown extensively and must be responsibly made.

This year's judging panel is jeweller and humanitarian Pippa Small, Design Anthology Editor‑in‑Chief Elizabeth Choppin, and designer and Artisan Collab founder Giovanna Ticciati. Three finalists will be selected in March 2023 and the winner announced at the awards event on 3rd May 2023.

Submissions are now closed for this year's competition. To apply for next year's award, please submit 500 words outlining your inspiration, process, and manufacturing footprint. Please include images of your work.