BIOGRAPHY

Steven Van Hasten °24 01 1972 (Courtray), lives and works in Ghent, Belgium

Education
1994 • Sint-Lucas School of Arts, Ghent: graphic design & illustration
2001 • Arteveldehogeschool, campus Mariakerke: silkscreenprinting
2008 • Syntra Midden Vlaanderen, campus Ghent: garden design

Professional activities
Since 1994 – present: Self employed illustrator
1995 – 1996: Graphic designer at Pabo, The Netherlands
1997 – 2007: Part-time graphic designer & illustrator at Bailleul Ontwerpbureau, Ghent, Belgium
2009 – 2011: Teacher illustration & graphic design at Academy of Visual Arts, Mechelen, Belgium

EXHIBITIONS

2000: Victoriale, Het Paleis, Villa Kakelbont, Antwerp, Belgium
2008: In confrontation with Hans Christian Rüngeler, De Winnestraat, Ghent, Belgium
2009: Bibendum & Co, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2011: Bara & Friends, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2013: That’s All Folks!, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2013: 24.Bienále illustratie Bratislava, BIB 2013, Bratislava, Slovakia
2013: Spirou Robbedoes, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2013: Monster Train, Illustrakids, Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy
2014: Silence, De Winnestraat, Ghent, Belgium
2014: Fortuna, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2015: A Knights Watch, Gabriel Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom
2015: Supergraph Contemporary Graphic art fair, Melbourne, Australia
2015: Pen Is Art, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2016: Breaking News, Seed Factory, Brussels, Belgium
2016: Unity in Diversity, Gabriel Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom
2017: Antwerp Hands Illustrated, Travelling exhibition, Koekenstad vzw
2017: Kunstenparcours Ledeberg, Cultuurcafé Ledeberg & In de Ruimte, Ghent, Belgium
2020: Antwerp Hands, Travelling exhibition, Koekenstad vzw
2021: Talent achter glas, 23 – 31 januari, Art walk, Ledeberg/Ghent, Belgium

Upcoming
• 2021: Kunstenparcours 9050 – Van Eyck, Cultuurcafé Ledeberg, Ghent, Belgium

INTERVIEWS

• ‘Een creatieve ziel met een hart voor illustreren’
Laurane Berkein, Me & My Cat, coming the 31st of january – { DUTCH }
• ‘Daily life is an inexhaustible source of inspiration’
Victoria Pearce, Inspiration in a notebook,
Illustration Ltd, p.130-135 – { ENGLISH }

• ‘Gent was een complete openbaring’
Dries Bernaert, Opinie, KW, De krant van West-Vlaanderen, online – { DUTCH }

• ‘Scribble artist interview with Steven Van Hasten’
Scribble Town, www.scribbleblog.com, inspiring creativity for parents, teachers & kids – { ENGLISH }

MY STUDIO, A JOURNAL IN PICTURES

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