Het Wilde Weten decided it was time to dedicate a special award to a highly driven artist with a continuous and consistent artistic practice of high quality for more than 20 years. He / she might not be very well-known to the general public, but deserves proper attention for the persistent quality of his / her work.
The nominees were Gerrit Dekker, Rien Jansen and Willem Marijs.
THE AWARD GOES TO RIEN JANSEN
Franse kaas en engels drop, 20 x 21 cm, 2007
Prize ceremony at the Art Rotterdam Lounge
With Hans Walgenbach, director of Museum Rotterdam.
Work Rien Jansen at Art Rotterdam / the Het Wilde Weten booth
Thursday February 10 until Sunday February 13
The jury consists of the artists of Het Wilde Weten
Jan Adriaans, Marijke Appelman, Jetske de Boer, Jeroen Bosch, Kim Bouvy, Marielle Buitendijk, Anouk Griffioen, Sannetje van Haarst, Boris van Hoof, Marcha van den Hurk, Esther Kokmeijer, Dieuwertje Komen, Dirk van Lieshout, Melle Smets, Angel de la Rubia, Elian Somers, Aaike Stuart, Kim Zieschang