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Best of Graduates 2016 - group exhibition

Galleries Galerie Ron Mandos

Prinsengracht 282
1016 HJ Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 320 70 36

Open Wed - Sat / 12-18 hrs

Exhibition 5 Aug — 27 Aug

Opening 5 Aug, 17-19 hrs


PLEASE NOTE: this exhibition takes place at Konijnenstraat 16A, Amsterdam (around the corner of the main gallery)

Following on previous years, team Ron Mandos along with curator Radek Vana visited all of the Dutch art academies to select new and upcoming talents for the annual summer exhibition: THE BEST OF GRADUATES 2016. The ninth edition will take place from the 5th to the 27th of August 2016. The exhibition welcomes 25 newly graduated artists with a wide variety of media and styles.
The participating artists have a chance of winning the Ron Mandos Young Blood Award, which allows the winner to exhibit his or her work in the gallery or at a (inter) national art fair.
Award ceremony: 27 Aug, 15 hrs | Ron Mandos Young Blood Award, Unseen talent and Public's favourite 2016


Selected graduates:
ABK Maastricht: Miriam Sentler, Kiki Nickel
Academie Minerva: Dennis Molema, Henk-Sjoerd Hinrichs
AKI ArtEZ: Tom Putman, Esmay Groot Koerkamp, Heidi Horsturz
ArtEZ Arnhem: Rosanne Jonkhout, Janneke Donker
Gerrit Rietveld Academie: Luca Asta, Sasha Herman
HKU Utrecht: Liselot Veenendaal, Jonathan Straatman, Rood Kok
KABK Den Haag: Benjamin Harpsoe, Suzie van Staaveren, Tobias Lengkeek, Anatole de Benedictis
St. Joost Den Bosch: Adrianna DielemanSt. Joost Breda: Romee van Oers
Willem de Kooning Academie: Christopher Noort, Nasbami, Roman Strijbos, Marianne van der Burgt



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Rakuko Naito  ‘Untitled (RN1612-3-1_2-'17)’, 2017 Japanese paper, 30.5 x 30.5 cm