Official Announcement: The Best of Graduates of 2023


We are thrilled to announce the participants of Best of Graduates 2023, the sixteenth edition of the annual exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos. Best of Graduates gives a platform to recently graduated talents from art academies in the Netherlands and introduces them to the world of galleries, collectors and curators.

Academie Minerva, Groningen
Judith Knol, Timothy Lewis, Matias Salgado

AKI ArtEZ, Enschede
Sofiia Dubyna, Sanne Hofker

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Fanja Bouts, Mellika Ghirah, Mingrui Jiang

HKU, Utrecht
Caja Boogers, Linus van der Maas, Gijs van Poecke, Sam Werkhoven

KABK, The Hague
Tommie Bangma, Iulia Bucureşteanu, Jemima de Jonge, Sigurður Sævar Magnúsarson, Andrei Nițu, Erika Peucelle, Angelus Schnabl, Emma Sebregts

St. Joost School of Art & Design, Breda
Julia Leijten

Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam
Robin van Leijsen, Kaja Majoor, Mick Santman, Vincent Zanni



It is a great pleasure to invite you to the Official Opening of Best of Graduates 2023, taking place on Friday July 28th between 5:00 and 8:00 PM. At 6:00 PM, Joop van Caldenborgh, Founder of Museum Voorlinden, will announce the winner of the Ron Mandos Young Blood Award. Please reserve your time here.