Koen Jacobs 

Born 1989, Netherlands

     

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2014 - 2017        

Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Jewellery Department, Amsterdam/NL

                           

2016                  

Academy of Fine Arts, second semester Erasmus Exchange, Munich/DE

(with prof. Karen Pontoppidan)

 

2013 - 2014        

Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Foundation Year, Amsterdam/NL

 

 

2012 - 2013        

Alchimia, School of Contemporary Jewellery, Specialisation Jewellery Course 3, Florence/IT

(with prof. Ruudt Peters)

 

2008 - 2012        

International Silver-Gold-Smithery school, Gold- and Silversmithing, Schoonhoven/NL

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

2016                  

Life after Death, by Benjamin Lignel, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam/NL

 

2015                  

Fragmentary Experiences, by Patricia Domingues, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam/NL

 

2014                  

Face Now workshop, by Ruudt Peters and Estela Saez, Ravenstein/NL

 

2013                  

Now Roots workshop, by Ruudt Peters and Estela Saez, Ravenstein/NL

Critique Session, with Christoph Zellweger, Alchimia, Florence/IT

Enamel course, by Nicolas Kircher, Alchimia, Florence/ IT

 

 

2012

Pigments on Metal, by Lucia Massei, Alchimia, Florence/IT

RED workshop, by Ruudt Peters, Alchimia, Florence/IT

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

 

2019

Ruudt Peters studio assistant (since 2014)

Assistant Ruudt Peters BRON retrospective exhibition/ Helsinki, FI

Assistant Soul Now workshop, Ravenstein/NL

Teacher at Vakschool Edelsmeden, Amsterdam/NL

Teaching Jewellery in Motion workshop, Le Arti Orafe, Florence/IT

2018

Assistant Ruudt Peters BRON retrospective exhibition/ Hangzhou, CN/ Tallinn, EE/Legnica, PL

Assistant Space Now workshop, Ravenstein/NL

 

2017                   

Teaching Jewellery workshop for children, Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen/NL

Assistant Ruudt Peters BRON retrospective exhibition at CODA, Apeldoorn/NL    

Assistant Now Radical workshop, Ravenstein/NL

                    

2016                  

Assistant Selfie Now workshop, Ravenstein/NL

           

2015                   

Assistant Ground Now workshop, Ravenstein/NL

        

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

 

2019

3 months artist in residence, at Le Arti Orafe, Florence/IT

2018

Torenkamer residency, radio Opium, Vondel CS, Amsterdam/NL

Artist in residence at Kunstmaand Ameland, Hollum/NL

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2019

Preziosa Young 2019, Galerie La Joallerie par Mazlo. Paris/FR

Metamorphoses, artist in residence result exhibition, Florence/IT

Preziosa Young 2019, Galleria Cartavetra, Florence/IT

21 GRAM exhibition, Les Anciens Abattoirs, Mons/BE

Schoonhoven Silver Award 2018, Freiburg/DE

The Palace of the Shattered Vessels, Froots Gallery, Shanghai/CN

The Palace of the Shattered Vessels, Froots Gallery, Munich/DE

21 GRAM exhibition, Galerie Handwerk, Munich/DE

Preziosa Young 2019 at Inhorgenta, Munich/DE

Junior, Kinder, Wunderkind, Sunday Child - A playroom for friends who meet,

Riutta Gallery, Lappeenranta/ FI

 

2018

Schoonhoven Silver Award 2018, Schoonhoven/NL

21 GRAM exhibition, Hangzhou/CN

Kunstmaand Ameland/ Hollum/NL

Marzee for Starters at CODA museum, Apeldoorn/NL

Nulllll art fair, Amersfoort/NL

Gallery Pouloeuff, Naarden/NL

Connections, Dutch Design Hotel Artemis, Amsterdam/NL

ABC Contemporary jewellery exhibition, during Melting Point 2018, Valencia/ES

OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam/NL

 

2017                  

Marzee Graduates @CODA, museum, Apeldoorn/NL

Group exhibition, Teacher, student, intern, during OBSESSED, Amsterdam/NL

JOYA Barcelona art jewellery fair, Barcelona/ES

Marzee International Graduate Show 2017, Nijmegen/NL

Graduation Show, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam/NL

 

2016                  

Annual exhibition, Academy of Fine arts, Munich/DE

Group exhibition, Rietveld Uncut, Amsterdam/NL

Big Fish, group exhibition, Jewellery Week, Munich/DE

 

2015                  

Jewellery Department exhibition, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam/NL

Group exhibition, Rietveld Uncut, Amsterdam/NL 

Group exhibition, Object Rotterdam, Rotterdam/NL

TALENTE exhibition, Munich/DE

 

2013                   

Sieraad Art Fair, Amsterdam/NL

JOYA Barcelona art jewellery fair, Barcelona/ES

Alchimia graduation show, Florence/IT

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

 

2019

Preziosa Young Design Competition LAO Award, Florence/IT

 

2018

Nomination Schoonhoven Silver Award, Schoonhoven/NL

(for "Sonho de Medusa - The Artificial Kingdom")

 

2017

Overduinprijs 2017 / Overduin award, Amsterdam/NL

(for "The Artificial Kingdom")

 

2015

Nomination TALENTE Award, Munich/DE

(for "Destroyed Beauty")

 

2012

Nomination masterpiece award, Schoonhoven/NL

(for "graduation masterpiece")

 

 

© 2019 Koen Jacobs