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Jan Van der Veken wins City of Ghent Cultural Award (06.07.16)

Jan Van der Veken, lecturer graphic design / illustration at KASK & Conservatory / School of Arts, was granted the 2016 City of Ghent Cultural Award. The jury motivates its unanimous decision as follows: “Jan Van der Veken’s work demonstrates a profound enjoyment for drawing, his clear lines have a poetical effect and his clean illustrations make the spectator smile. He is an artisan who links the traditional craft with innovation; his illustrations are nostalgic, while contemporary at the same time.