The board of the Ron Mandos Young Blood Foundation located in Amsterdam/Rotterdam, the Netherlands has announced and introduced Jacquill G. Basdew (Amsterdam, 1994) as its new executive director.
The board of the Ron Mandos Young Blood Foundation located in Amsterdam/Rotterdam, the Netherlands has announced and introduced Jacquill G. Basdew (Amsterdam, 1994) as its new executive director. The foundation thus chooses a young talented leader at the helm of the leading Dutch platform for emerging artistic talent.
Jacquill G. Basdew is versatile, strategic, brimming with creative ideas and has a young, fresh and progressive outlook. Combined with the experience he has gained over the past three years organising the acclaimed annual Best of Graduates exhibition at Galerie Ron Mandos, the board is of the opinion that he is the ideal candidate for this important position.
Chairman of the Board Ron Mandos on the appointment of Jacquill G. Basdew: “I am delighted to announce Jacquill's appointment as executive director and that he will be the face of the Young Blood Foundation. I was able to experience up close with how much passion and skill he has devoted himself to emerging artists in the Netherlands in recent years. It is for that reason that I am confident that the Young Blood Foundation will steer the right course under his leadership.”
Jacquill G. Basdew on his appointment: “I have been incredibly privileged to interact with emerging artistic talent on a frequent basis in the near past. It is a dream come true that I, as executive director of the Young Blood Foundation, can now fully focus on this important and inspiring target group. It is my ambition to ensure that, together with my team and highly involved board, this indispensable platform for emerging talent will continue to grow and thrive, and will never cease to be an environment in which this group feels heard, supported, and at home”.
The Ron Mandos Young Blood Foundation has as mission to offer a platform to emerging artistic talent. Through this platform we strive to create an environment that not only cultivates the talents of this target group, but also develops it.
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