Miko Veldkamp headshot

Photo credit: Eric Giraudet de Boudemange

About

Miko Veldkamp is a visual artist from the Netherlands. He graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and was a resident at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in 2013 and 2012 in Amsterdam. His paintings combine everyday scenes, personal memories or sentiments with a vigorous, painterly handwriting. They have the immediate readability of a pictogram but despite their flatness and naive style, there is a sense of spacial depth and motion. Central in his practice is the question: what can a painter see that photography and digital media cannot? During his year as a Hodder Fellow, he studied proximity and scale, experimenting with different painting surfaces and materials.

Read an interview with Miko at on the Rijksakademie blog ...

Interview

Works by Miko Veldkamp

Campus Address

185 Nassau Street

Email Address

miquelv@princeton.edu
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