ABOUT
Jan Hamstra is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Groningen, The Netherlands. He recently graduated from Minerva Art Academy and received the Minerva Art Academy Design Prize for his Manifesto of Doubt installation. He is part of illustration collective Knetterijs and works as a screen printer for Vera Groningen.

SELECTED CLIENTS
Theater Bremen / Studio Plakband / Vera Groningen / Provincie Groningen / Goethe-Institut Israel

EDUCATION
2017 / Internship, Hatch Show Print, Nashville
2016 / BA Communication Design, Minerva Art Academy, Groningen

AWARDS
2017 / StripGrafiekPrijs (Comic Art Award)
2016 / Minerva Art Academy Design Prize
2016 / Fontanel Dutch Design Talent

EXHIBITIONS
2017 / The Art of Utopia / The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem
2017 / Fumetto International Comix-Festival (satellite exhibition with Knetterijs), Lüzern
2017 / Illustratoren (nieuwe oogst) / Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud
2017 / Illustratoren (nieuwe oogst) / Gallery Mozaiek, Zuidlaren
2017 / Aanwas <3 / Galerie Noord, Groningen
2017 / Goed Gemaakt / Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
2016 / GRID Grafisch Museum, Groningen
2016 / HEDEN:STEMMEN / Westerkerk, Leeuwarden
2016 / Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud
2016 / FINALS / Old Sugar Factory, Groningen
2016 / 500 Years of Woodcut / National Gallery, Oslo (artist assistant to Thomas Kilpper)
2016 / Illustratie57 / Minerva Art Academy, Groningen
Photo by Nick Helderman

All artwork copyright Jan Hamstra