Holding the Fringe of Area of interest Fragrances Sharp: Artwork & Olfaction Awards Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

The winners of the ninth Artwork And Olfaction Awards have been introduced in a gala ceremony on the historic Cicada Membership, an artwork deco jewel in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Might 11, 2023.

The awards symbolize a variety of practices and expertise. The perfumes within the Artisan and Unbiased classes have been chosen in a blind judging course of over the course of a number of months.

Two winners are awarded a Golden Pear in every the Artisan class and the Unbiased class. There are 4 extra Golden Pears awarded to: The Sadakichi Class for Experimental Work with Scent, The Aftel Award for Handmade Fragrance, The Contribution to Scent Tradition Award, and eventually The Septimus Piesse Award for Distinctive Imaginative and prescient.

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Saskia Wilson Brown and husband (Picture courtesy Institute for Artwork & Olfaction).

Launched in 2014, the Artwork & Olfaction Awards have turn into a extremely distinguished recognition of excellence within the discipline of unbiased perfumery. The Artwork and Olfaction Awards are designed to lift curiosity and consciousness for unbiased and artisan perfumers and experimental practitioners with scent, by shining a highlight on perfumery’s most excellent creators, and to assist generate help for unbiased practices in perfumery as an entire.

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Two winners within the “Artisan Class”​

“Tabacco Smeraldo” by Miguel Matos Perfumes
Perfumer: Miguel Matos, Portugal

“Voices” by Home of Mammoth x Lather Discuss
Perfumer: Benjamin Esposito, USA

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Andreas Wilhelm accepting his award

Two winners within the “Unbiased Class”​

“Ierofante” by Parfums Quartana
Perfumer: Luca Maffei
Inventive Director: Joseph Quartana, USA

“Fuchsrot” by Bodé Studios
Perfumer: Andreas Wilhelm for Bodé Studios, Switzerland
Inventive Director: Lino Bottani, Nicola Deflorin

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Sadakichi Award Winner “Salt Flowers” Peter de Cupere.

Sadakichi Award Winner​

“Salt Flowers” Peter de Cupere
Perfumer: Peter de Cupere, Belgium

Aftel Award for Handmade Fragrance​

“La Tacita De Cafe” by Day Three Fragrances
Perfumer: Michael Paul, USA

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“Black Perfumers” Award Winners – Terry Carter, Lakenda Wallace, Ethan Turner, and Tatiana Fortune

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Sebastian Jara and Terry Carter

The Contribution to Scent Tradition Award​

“Black Perfumers” by Elle N., and a global collective of 33 perfumers

The Septimus Piesse Award for Distinctive Imaginative and prescient​

“Olif” by Taylor Ahlmark & Anoria Gilbert for Maak Lab, USA

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L. to R. Mabelle O’rama “Lunar Mud” and Sarah Baker “Gold Spot” obtained Honorable Point out

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Elizabeth Noir, Sebastian Jara, Sarah Colton, Sebastian Tucker (picture Courtesy Elizabeth Noir).

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Institute for Artwork and Olfaction board member, Daniel Krasofski, LABdk (Picture courtesy Institute for Artwork & Olfaction)

Beneath is an inventory of finalists and honorable mentions within the Unbiased, Artisan, and Sadakichi classes. Preserve a watch out and keep in mind the names of the winners, finalists, and honorable mentions, as a result of they symbolize the outer-most slicing fringe of creative and area of interest perfumery.

Unbiased Class Finalists

  • Animal Café, by ExtraVirgo
  • Flamingo, by Blackcliff
  • Hora de la Verdad, Sombra, by Senyokô
  • Los Angeles, by de Kloka X Demise & Co
  • Mansa, by Pernoire
  • Room No., by Perfumehead
  • Tri-Goddess, by Sage Goddess
  • Wind Blows, by QIUHAO

Unbiased Class Honorable Mentions

  • Ceremony by In Fieri (USA)
  • Corpalium by Marlou (France)
  • Gold Spot by Sarah Baker (England)
  • Tong Ren by Elementals (Germany)
  • White Whale by Masque Milano (Italy)

Artisan Class Finalists

  • Alter Oud, by d.grayi
  • Encore du Temps, by Meo Fusciuni
  • Filament, by nosey individuals society
  • Backyard Heaux, by SAMAR
  • Osmanthus Floral, by Neshama Fragrance
  • Solario, by OSMOFOLIA
  • Tatami Goals, by Tavie Belle

Artisan Class Honorable Mentions

  • American Pharaoh by Folkwinds (USA)
  • Enlightenment by Christèle Jacquemin (France)
  • Lunar Mud by Mabelle O’rama (England)
  • No. 44 – Fireplace and Rain by COGNOSCENTI (USA)
  • Purple Skies by Maher Olfactive (USA)

Sadakichi Award Finalists

  • Aerosculpture, by Maki Ueda
  • Aquanauts, by Pompe Hedengren with Karolina Stockhaus
  • Lágrimas, Terra e Crisântemo, by Karola Braga with Leandro Petit (Givaudan)
  • NEGR-OID, by Rhea Dillon
  • Scent Clock / The Koepenicker, by Patrick Palcic