Awards & Grants

The Art of Light in Public Space, artistic research
Stipendium by Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK). The AFK invests in the arts which enrich the experience of life in the city of Amsterdam and encourages the quality, dynamism and diversity of the arts in Amsterdam, and contributes to the city's strong and richly varied cultural climate, 2022 - 2023.

The Art of Light in Public Space, project realisation
Grant awarded by the Van Eesteren-Fluck & Van Lohuizen Foundation (EFL). The EFL provides grants at the intersection of research, design, politics and policy in which the ideas of Van Eesteren, architect-urbanist, and Van Lohuizen, urban planner, are given contemporary meaning. Contributions should have a direct substantive relevance, 2022 - 2023.

[d]arc awards 2022
Loom Light is shortlisted by an international jury in the category Best Light Art 2021 London

Grant from the Henk van der Geest Lichtontwerpen Fonds, part of the Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds for research into an integral approach of the art of light in an urban renewal area. Henk van der Geest (1952-2019) was a lighting designer who made a strong case for the development of lighting design as an artistic discipline. Starting point was not the technique, but the vision behind the content, 2021.

Honorable Mention Light Art Projects: Bunny LightsLIT Awards,
LIT Awards jury looked not only for the highest lighting design standards of today, but also for truly visionary designers who exhibit creativity and innovation. Light is both an art and a science,  LA 2020

Highly Commended WIN Awards: Dolmen Light
Somerset House,  among others: Nipek, Gensler, Studio Illumine, GD-Lighting, BDP, Speirs + Major, London 2018

Juicy Lights
Grants of the Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) and BPD Culuurfonds, 2017

People’s Choice Award: Emmen city center renovation, The Netherlands, Award winner Seoul 2016
Lighting design: Titia Ex - Netherlands and Studio DL - Germany
The Emmen city center renovation was the favorite of the public as one of the winners selected by the professional jury. 

Winners of the 2016 city.people.light Awards
The 2016 city.people.light award ceremony took place on the 4th of November 2016 in Seoul, South Korea during the LUCI Annual General Meeting.
  • First prize: Aalborg (Denmark)
  • Second prize: Seoul (South Korea)
  • Third prize: Emmen (Netherlands)
  • Special mentions: Lyon (France) and Busan (S. Korea)

Lamp Award for Urban and Landscape Lighting - award winner Dolmen Light Barcelona 2015
Dolmen Light from light artist Titia Ex won the Lamp Lighting Award for Urban and Landscape Lighting in the Urban and Landscape Lighting category. The jury in Barcelona unanimously chose the artwork from 54 participating countries.

Dark Awards Nomination Best Light Art Installation – London 2015

PLDR Light Design Recognition Award Nomination Best New Project - Rome 2015

The Waiting  CODAawards - IFFR New York 2013.
The internationally acclaimed CODAawards celebrate the projects that most successfully integrate commissioned art at the intersection of Art, Human perception & Publice Space.

European Light Artists Series - Euro Maxx - Deutsche Welle Berlin:
Titia Ex NL -  Maurizio Nanucci IT - Paul Cocksedge GB  -  Micha Kuball DE - Olafur Eliasson DK  -  Watch the video here