On Thursday 17 November 2022, Stefania Crisan received the Luxembourg Encouragement for Artists Prize (LEAP) 2022.


Stefania Crisan, 2022 winner

Born in 1993 in Romania, Stefania Crisan lives and works in Metz. She has a Master’s degree in painting from Timiskoara. His career was enriched by exchanges at the University Paris VIII and the continuation of his studies at the École supérieure d'Art de Lorraine in Metz.

Stefania Crisan on the site of the Open Workshops

Luxembourg Encouragement for Artists Prize

The Luxembourg Encouragement for Artists Prize (LEAP), created in 2016, rewards every two years an artist or group of contemporary artists. This award is intended to support those in all disciplines of the visual arts whose talent and vision have recently emerged and are ready to take the next step. Beyond the award, the LEAP aims to increase the visibility of the winning artist and to install him permanently in the world of contemporary art.

The website of the LEAP award
Stefania Crisan Photos Romain Gamba / Maison Moderne
Stefania Crisan

An exhibitionn of the 4 finalists

An exhibition and a collective catalogue present the 4 finalists of the selection. The fourth edition of the exhibition was held at the Rotondes from November 18 to December 4, 2022. 

The LEAP prize was presented at the opening, in the presence of the Visual Arts Advisor of the DRAC Grand Est - Metz site Franck Bauchard. Stefania Crisan was notably supported by DRAC Grand Est, under thecreation assistance in 2021.

2022 Exhibition Site

Paul Heintz byhalf the finalists

Another artist from the Grand Est territory is also among the artists selected in 2022: Paul Heintz, born in 1989, graduated from the Ecole nationale des beaux-arts de Nancy, Decorative Arts de Paris and Fresnoy - national studio of contemporary arts.

The website of the artist Paul Heintz