NP3 & Groninger Museum present winner YGA II – Esther de Graaf

June 11 – October 2, 2016 Branching Fields by Esther de Graaf @ Groninger Museum – Coop Himmelb(l)au Pavilion Young Grunn Artist After years of short coaching residencies with substantive support NP3 started in 2011 the one-year development coaching program for young talented artists of Groningen: Young Grunn Artist (YGA).  The YGA trajectory is an extension to the current work practice of the artist, with all […]

The winner of Young Grunn Artist II :

ESTHER DE GRAAF YGA II is the one-year development program for young talented artists of Groningen and is a collaboration of NP3 and the Groninger Museum. More information about the YGA II trajectory:

Official announcement of the winner of Young Grunn Artist II

NP3 and the Groninger Museum announce the winner of YGA II on: Tuesday October 28 The nominated artists are Adri Schokker, Berndnaut Smilde and Esther de Graaf. Before the announcement the winner of the Jong Jury Prijs YGA II will be revealed. The artist which convinced the most, will have an exhibition at the Groninger […]


PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: Friday March 28 at 20.00 hrs Location: M0Bi Doors open: 19.30 hrs Start: 20 hrs Language: Dutch Admission: 3 euro including coffee or tea Reservation is recommended:   At the end of the one-year trajectory YGA II, the three YGA artists present themselves to the public: ADRI SCHOKKER BERNDNAUT SMILDE ESTHER DE […]

Young Grunn Artist II – COACHING DAY

Part of the one-year development YGA II program the three YGA’s Adri Schokker, Berndnaut Smilde and Esther de Graaf had individual meetings with coaches: >>> Ellen de Bruijne – Ellen de Bruijne Projects >>> Hans van den Ban – artist and coordinating art advisor of the Rijksbouwmeester >>> Tessa Verheul – freelance art critic and […]