Valentijn Vanmeirhaeghe

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1978               -      Born in Belgium
1997-2000      -      Royal academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp, Belgium - Jewelry Design - Bachelor
2000-2002      -      Royal academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp, Belgium    - Jewelry Design -  Master
2013-2015      -      Tokyo University of the Arts - Crafts Department Metal Casting –
                              MEXT Research Student      (Monbukagakusho)
2015-2017      -      Tokyo University of the Arts - Crafts Department Metal Casting - Master
2017-2020      -      Tokyo University of the Arts - Crafts Department Metal Casting - Phd


Work

2003-2013    -      ART CASTING (Bronze Foundry) Head of the metal colouring department


 

Awards / Prizes

2017   -      9th Sano Renaissance Metal Casting Exhibition - Grand Prize in the category Artistic 
                  Expression

 

Exhibitions
 

2022   -     Brussels Jewellery Week – Brussels ・ Belgium
          -      Monozukuri – Die Herstellung von Dingen – München ・Germany

 

2021   -     Group exhibition -  Art Gallery Amagoya / Nano Nanine – De Panne・Belgium
          -      Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition – Beijing・China
          -      Shape of Nature 2nd International Jewelry Exhibition  – Beijing・China

2020   -      Growth & Evolution 1st International Jewelry Exhibition  -  Kunming・China
          -       Solo exhibition in Seizan Gallery – Ginza・Tokyo

 

2019   -      Illusion of Metal Casting  -  Tokyo University of the Arts Chinretsukan Gallery – 
                 Ueno・Tokyo
          -      48th Japanese Traditional Metal Craft Exhibition – Meiji Shrine Office・Tokyo
          -      Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Program Exhibition 2019  - 
                 Tokyo University of the Arts Museum -  Ueno・Tokyo

2018   -      Imono Collection  -  Tennoz Central Tower Art Hall - Tennoz Isle・Tokyo
          -      Togenkyo Art Festival  -  Tenshin Memorial Museum of Art - Kitaibaraki・Ibaraki
          -      Tenku Art Festival  -  Umeno Memorial Art Gallery - Tomi・Nagano

2017   -      Three Dimensional Work Exhibition Kreator vol.3 (Exchange students・Young Artists)
                  The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo - Shinjuku・Tokyo
          -       65th Graduation Works Exhibition     -  Tokyo University of the Arts Museum - 
                  Ueno・Tokyo
          -       9th Sano Renaissance Metal Casting Exhibition    – Sano Community Hall - 
                  Sano・Tochigi

2016   -      Imono Collection  -  Tennoz Central Tower Art Hall - Tennoz Isle・Tokyo
2015   -      Imono Collection  -  Tennoz Central Tower Art Hall - Tennoz Isle・Tokyo
          -      Art Brut   -  Tomioka City Museum of Art - Tomioka・Gunma
2014   -      Viva! Geidai students did it! Part 2 - Metal Casting – Ueno Zoo  -  Ueno・Tokyo

           -      Tokyo University of the Arts Exchange Student Exhibition -  Tokyo University of the Arts                       Ueno・Tokyo
2012   -      5th Art and Tea (group exhibition) Oudenaarde・Belgium
2011   -      30th Lineart (Art Fair) Gallery Amagoya - Gent・Belgium
          -       4th Art and Tea (group exhibition) Oudenaarde・Belgium
          -       Gallery Amagoya   (group exhibition) De Panne・Belgium
2010   -      29th Lineart (Art Fair) Gallery Amagoya - Gent・Belgium
          -       3rd Art and Tea (group exhibition) Oudenaarde・Belgium

Represented by

Seizan Gallery             - Ginza, Tokyo. Japan         - Cast metal work
het Labo atrium           - Tokyo. Japan                    - Contemporary jewelry
VALENTIJN VANMEIR - online                                - Brand jewelry