© by Veroniek Van Samang

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Veroniek Van Samang (1988) is born in Malle and lives and works in Antwerp (Belgium). She is graduated in fashion, fine arts, painting and ceramics. Today Van Samang is working as a teacher and works in her atelier in Antwerp to practice her arts.

Veroniek works mostly with oil paint on linen, but she also likes to experiment with sculpture, ceramics and installation. She looks to the world very carefully with an open eye. She likes to observe the little things around her and has a special interest in nature and ecology. She likes to question herself, life and her environment.

Previous studies


2004-2006: Beeldende Vorming – Sint Lucas - Antwerp
2006-2007: Fashion department – Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp
2007-2009: Fashion – Sint Maria Instituut – Antwerp
2009-2013: Master free arts – painting – Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp
2010-2011: Color advisement – SYNTRA - Turnhout
2012-2015: Ceramics – free atelier – Antwerp
2013-2015: SLO – Specifieke Lerarenopleiding, specific teacher training, Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp
2015-2018: Ceramics – DKO – Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Antwerp


 

Projects and residencies
 

JUNE 2018: ‘DOLERS’ two weeks residency  – De scheve Villa - Dendermonde
JULY 2016: ‘On the path’ Inspiration trip. With the bike from Belgium to Portugal.

AUGUST 2015: Residency in a community at Tribodar Learning center – Participant at the tribojam personal growth festival - Portugal
APRIL 2013: Assistant and curator for Gallery Suzanna Kulli at Art Brussels
FEBRUARY 2013: Participant of ‘The mending project’ with Lee Mingwei at STUK Leuven
JANUARY 2013: Participant ‘Un-Fixed’ with Yona Friedman at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp
JANUARY 2013: Artists in residence – Verbeke Foundation – Kemzeke
DECEMBER 2012: Participant ‘The absence of work’ – Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
MAY 2012: Assistant wall drawings Sol LeWitt – M Museum Leuven
APRIL 2012: Assistant for gallery Suzanna Kulli – Art Brussels


 

Solo exhibitions

APRIL 2018: ‘If you believe in magic’ – galerie H8x12 - Tielt-Winge
NOVEMBER 2013: ‘To be someone else, somewhere else’ M hkademie – M HKA – Antwerp

JUNE 2013: presentation master project by Veroniek Van Samang – Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp
MARCH 2013: ‘Everybody loves slinky’ De Sokkel van Teniers draagt Veroniek Van Samang (Athar Jaber) – Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp
JANUARI 2013: exhibition at ‘Giovanni’s kunst en antiek’ – Berchem
OKTOBER-NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2010: ‘Colour your world’ TMAG – Wilrijk


 

Group exhibitions
 

MARCH 2019: 'Alternating narratives' at Sint-Lucas school of arts - Antwerp - curated by Ralph Collier

JUNE 2018: ‘DOLERS’ Land art around the city Dendermonde – curated by Pieter Malfliet

NOVEMBER 2017: ‘De kotroute’ Antwerpen

JULI 2017 TRACES__... With Steven Manes, Pieter Malfliet, Jonathan Huygens, Annabelle Cassiman, Veroniek Van Samang en Evelien Addinkck - De Kazerne Dendermonde

MAART 2017: ‘The making off’ In samenwerking met Vera Smeulders, Lien Vervoort, Nancy Bastiaensen en Elke Van Looy. - De kapel, Brecht.
JANUARI 2017: ‘EXOTICA’ in samenwerking met Benjamin Demeyere – Stedelijk museum Hoogstraten, Hoogstraten.
JUNI 2016: ‘V E R W A N D’ ‘D Apostrof, Deinze
APRIL 2016: ‘Kunst in de troost’ Trooststraat 2,Vilvoorde.
MAART 2016: ‘Grote mensen daar kan je beter soep van koken’ - ‘Art pop-up’ 6 weekends 18 kunstenaars – Gasthuiskapel Graethempoort 3 bis – Borgloon.
NOVEMBER 2015: ‘Tezamen Apart’ Live performance met Elias Verhelst. In samenwerking met SONAR Soundlab- De Casino – Stationstraat – Sint-Niklaas
APRIL – MEI 2015: ‘Nieuwe loten’ Sidney Aelbrecht, Denie Put, Leen van Tichelen, Veroniek Van Samang – CC De Westrand – Dilbeek (Kunst in huis)
FEBRUARY 2015: ‘69’ Remy Neumann, Koen Van Der Heijden, Ben Van Den Broeck, Joan Panhuysen, Veroniek Van Samang, Elias Verhelst, Octave Vandeweghe, Lore Van Roelen, Lucas Verdijk, Vesna Faassen,  Ramon Pino, Jeroen Visser, Vincent Vandaele - Everaertstraat 69 – Antwerp
OCTOBER 2014: ‘Room for the small things’ - Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (Lore Schuerman)
JUNE 2014: ‘Een toevallige ontmoeting’ Wouter Bolangier, Jana Cordenier, Saori Kuno, Veroniek Van Samang – Galerie D’Apostrof, Pastoriestraat 59 – Deinze
NOVEMBER 2013: ‘The campus is sparkling and so are the arts’ – Academy Antwerp (Annemie Van Kerckhoven)
SEMPTEMBER 2013: ‘Grand opening’ Mette Sinke, Eva Betjes, Veroniek Van Samang – Epoque, Grote markt 1, Antwerp
JUNE 2013: interventions with students of in situ3 in EXTRA CITY - Antwerp
JUNE 2013: ‘The gunshot’ curated by Hans Theys – galerie Marion De Cannière – Antwerp
APRIL 2013: ‘VORM ME’ curated by Isabelle Vanhoutte and Lore Schuerman – galerie Martin Van Blerk – Antwerpen
MARCH 2013: ‘Academy Alphabet’ curated by Spank Moons – Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp
FEBRUARY 2013: ‘Strike IV’ An exposition by young artists, curated by Veroniek Van Samang – Antwerp
JANUARY 2013: ‘Master Maquette’ Artists in residence curated by Nadia Naveau - Verbeke Foundation – Kemzeke
DECEMBER 2012: ‘Strike III’ An exposition by young artists, curated by Veroniek Van Samang – Antwerp
OKTOBER 2012: ‘Strike II’ An exposition by young artists, curated by Veroniek Van Samang – Antwerp
MAY 2012: ‘Strike I’ An exposition by young artists, curated by Veroniek Van Samang – Antwerp


 

Publications

2017: 'Kunstkrakers - Jonge artiesten kraken krijgshospitaal' Streekkrant Dendermonde
2017: Publicatie bij de tentoonstelling ‘Exotica’ in het blad van de gemeente.
2015: GUVV ‘Muzikale vrijbuiterij in Casino’ Nieuws uit uw gemeente –
Gazet van Antwerpen pg. 35
2015: Interview Kunst in huis ‘Dag van de kunstuitleen’ Addition for ‘De Standaard’ and ‘HART’
2015: Interview for Kunst in huis: film for the Brussels regional tv (RINGTV)
2015: ‘De nieuwe loten’ publication for the exhibition
2015: Expo kort - ‘De nieuwe loten’ van Kunst in Huis -  Hart, mei 2015
2015: ‘De sokkel van Teniers’ Athar Jaber
2013: ‘MUHKADEMIE Het M H KA als tijdelijke dépendance van de Antwerpse Academie’ - M HKAzine #17, oktober 2013.
2013: ‘De zeggingskracht van een groep’ HART, juni 2013
2013: Publication contest drawing KOMASK  ‘The human figure’
2013: Publication MM Master Maquette – Artists in residence – Verbeke Foundation – Kemzeke
2012:CALVEZ, G. ‘En immersion dans l’oeuvre de Sol LeWitt’  Le Républicain Lorrain, 21 februari 2012.
2010: Publication contest KOMASK ‘Portret’


 

Prizes


2012: KOMASK contest drawing ‘The human figure’ - Laureate