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ANNi MERTENS

Education

2020 - 2022  Master of Fine Arts - Ceramic and Glass, LUCA School of Arts, Gent BE
Sept 2019 -  Jan 2020 Premaster Architecture, ArtEz Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Arnhem NL
2015 - 2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts (with honours), HKU Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht NL
2017  Exchange Semester RMIT University of Arts, Melbourne AUS

Current Shows

June 2022 - Stretch Me To The Moon, Duoshow, Valerius Gallery, Luxembourg LUX

Past Shows

June 2022 - The Last Picture ShowMaster Graduation Show, LUCA School of Arts, Gent BE
June 2022 - In The Mood, Groupshow, De Verffabriek, Gent BE
May 2022 - UnpackingDuoshow, VITRINE, Gent BE 
May 2022 - ART Rotterdam, Janknegt Galerie, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam NL
March 2022 - Expo Printemps CAL 'Faux Pas' - Groupshow, Tramsschapp, Luxembourg LUX 
Nov 2021 - Salon Du CAL, Groupshow, Luxembourg Art Week, Luxembourg LUX
Aug 2021 - YLA, Groupshow, Valerius Gallery, Luxembourg LUX
Aug 2021 - BIENNALE DES ETUDIANTS EN ART, Groupshow, ViArt, Vianden LUX
July 2021 ZOMERSALON '21, Groupshow, KUNSTHAL Gent, Gent BE
May 2021 - Project VITRINE Inke Slock & Anni Mertens, Duoshow, VITRINE, Gent BE
Dec 2020 - Yes, again!, Groupshow, PATTY MORGAN, Amsterdam NL
Oct 2020 - Artistintheworld Utrecht EditionGroupshow, Galerie Larik, Utrecht NL
Sept 2020 -THE SKY IS BLUEGroupshow, D.I.R.T Gallery, Rotterdam NL
Sept 2020 - De Belofte, Group Show, Kunstliefde, Utrecht NL
July 2020 - Apprentice Master returns from the Web, Groupshow, TAC, Eindhoven NL
June 2020 - Under certain circumstances, Solo Show, EXBOOT, Utrecht, NL
June 2020- This Screen is not a Pedestal,  ONLINE Exhibition,  hosted by www.kunstpodium-t.com
Feb 2020 - OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Jan 2020 - Jonge Talenten 2019, Group Show, ARTPHY, Groningen NL
Nov 2019 - Aap wat heb je mooie jongen, Group Show, LIVING ROOM, Amsterdam NL
Oct 2019, VERS BIJ MIJ, Group Show, MUSEUM IJSSELSTEIN, IJsselstein NL
Oct 2019 - FRESH CACAO, Group Show, CACAO FABRIEK, Helmond NL
Oct  2019 - SCHEPSELS EN CREATUREN, Group Show, KUNSTLIEFDE, Utrecht NL
Sept 2019 - ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! 2019, Group Show, Studio OMSTAND, Arnhem NL
July 2019- BEST OF GRADUATES 2019, Group Show, Galerie RON MANDOS, Amsterdam NL
June 2019 - HKU EXPOSURE 2019Graduation Show HKU, Utrecht NL
Oct 2018 - Mantis Festival - Group Show, Muntgebouw, Utrecht NL
April 2018 - Out of the Blue - Duo Show, TUUB, Utrecht NL
Aug 2018 - SENSORY - Group Show, RMIT, Melbourne AUS
June 2017 - ZELF - The Space Between - Group Show, MONO, Rotterdam NL

Prizes/Nominations

March 2022 - Winner Prix Jeune Talent CAL, Luxembourg, LUX
Aug 2021 - Winner Biennale ViArt 2021, ViArt, Vianden, LUX
Dec 2020 - Winner Kunstliefdeprijs 2020, Kunstliefde, Utrecht NL
Nov 2019 - Nominated for Carat Lucas Gassel Prijs, Cacaofabriek, Helmond NL
July 2019 - Nominated for Young Blood Award, Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam NL
July 2019 - Winner Option 49 Prijs, HKU, Utrecht NL
July 2019 - Nominated for De Hiviniziki Thesis Prize, HKU, Utrecht NL
July 2019 - Nominated for HKU Award 2019, HKU, Utrecht NL