Galerie Ron Mandos is proud to present Best of Graduates 2021, taking place from 28 July till 21 August 2021. Best of Graduates is the annual exhibition that gives a platform to recently graduated talents from art academies in the Netherlands and introduces them to the world of galleries, collectors and curators.

The Best of Graduates of 2021:


Academie Minerva, Groningen
Paola Quiñonez, Till Schönwetter, Morgan Ton

AKI ArtEZ, Arnhem and Enschede
Bart Pols, Bas Schippers, Esmee van Zeeventer

AKV St. Joost, Den Bosch
Cas van der Steen

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Damien Troadec, Ronald Boom, Maikel Deekman, Carmen Garcia Ramos, Mica Pan, Shifra Osorio Whewell

HKU, Utrecht
Michelle van Ketwich, Luke McCowan, Jochem Mestriner, Tian Teng, Emma van Amerongen, Marloes Roeper, Kirsti Coolen

KABK, The Hague
Alexander Jermilov, Alice West, Joseph Thabang Palframan, Antonia Mayer

Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam
Milah van Zuilen, Sander Coers

The entire Galerie Ron Mandos team and Best of Graduates curator Radek Vana travelled through the Netherlands to visit the graduate shows and scout the talents of this year. The art academies visited this year are: Academie Minerva, Groningen; AKI ArtEZ, Enschede and Arnhem; AKV St. Joost, Den Bosch and Breda; Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam; HKU, Utrecht; KABK, The Hague; Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam and Maastricht Institute of Arts.

Best of Graduates 2021
Curated by Radek Vana and Team Galerie Ron Mandos
Date: Wednesday 28 July – Saturday 21 August
Location: Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282

COVID-19 Measures
As we are still facing the health and safety consequences caused by the COVID-19 virus, our priority is to ensure the safety of our visitors and employees. Therefore, we will keep working with 30 minute time-slots for a maximum of 20 people. Reserve your time slot below.


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For questions about the exhibition, please contact our gallery manager Sheila Verdegaal via sheila@ronmandos.

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