Last weekend alumnus Sam Samiee (RA 14/15) was awarded the Royal Award for Modern Painting 2016.
The prestigious prize was presented by King Willem-Alexander. Besides Sam Samiee, Bart Kok, Mike Pratt and Tanja Ritterbex received the award. The four artists received each 6.500 euro and will exhibit together with other nominees at the Royal Palace Amsterdam.
Amongst the other nominated artists were Rijksakademie residents Gertenbach (NL, '90) and Thierry Oussou (BJ, '88) and alumnus Jakup Ferri (RA 07/08).
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