Visual artist Thijs van Geloven (Hapert, 1991) has won the Kunst aan de Dijk Prijs Kortenhoef Award for Young Talent 2017. The price includes an amount of € 5,000. Thijs also receive a trophy designed by an artist and a solo exhibition at the Museum Hilversum. The young artist will received his award at the opening of the exhibition on March 18, 2017. Thijs graduated this summer from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. He was very surprised when he received the message on the tenth of November. "I can say that it struck me. There were nominated for a total of eight artists. The solo exhibition is a huge challenge and a time to move one step forward."
His exhibition can be visited at the Museum Hilversum from 18 March till 17 April.