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Koen de Cock

Belgium

Qualifications 
Master of Visual Arts, Sculpting.
Royal Academy of Fine Arts  (Antwerp, Belgium) 


Professional Achievements & Experience 
Exhibitions:
• 2001: Groupshow – CAMPO & CAMPO -  " Trienale of Sculpting 2001 "  (Antwerp, Belgium) • 2002 : Solo exhibition - GALLERY CLUB 22  (Tbilisi, Georgia) • 2004: Solo exhibition - "Sculptures & Drawings"  (Destelbergen, Belgium) • 2006: Solo exhibition - "Drawings" – PUNK'TUM  (Antwerp, Belgium) • 2006: Solo exhibition - "Drawings & Paintings"  (Gent, Belgium) • 2007: Groupshow - "Try Out" festival  (Gent, Belgium) • 2007: Groupshow - "Over The Hedge" – TAFA GALLERY  (Tianjin, China) • 2008: Groupshow -  " Over The Hedge " – VERBEKE FOUNDATION  (Kemzeke, Belgium) • 2008: Groupshow - JAN COLLE GALLERY  (Gent, Belgium) • 2008: Solo exhibition - LAKENMETERSHUIS  (Gent, Belgium) • 2013: Solo exhibition - “Shepherds” – ROBERTO POLO GALLERY   (Brussels, Belgium) • 2017: Solo exhibition - “Hermits & Wrestlers” – ROBERTO POLO GALLERY (Brussels, Belgium)


Post Graduate:
2000-2001: Post Graduate of Fine Arts, Printmaking and Painting 
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts (Tianjin, China)
2001-2002: Post Graduate of Fine Arts, Drawing and Painting
Apollon Kutateladze State Academy of Fine Arts (Tbilisi, Georgia)


Working Experience: 
2000-2001: Teaching English - Secondary school (TianJin, China)
2001-2003: Sculpting, drawing and printmaking workshops - Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts (Tbilisi, Georgia)
2008-2010: Teaching drawing and sculpting to G1-G12, Private school (Gent, Belgium)
2017-2018: Teaching Art, Primary School (Foshan, China)


Approach to Teaching & Learning 
Love working with children and young adults. Teaching gives the ability to have a positive impact and is one of the few professions that has a direct impact.
Try to show the students as many different aspects of art as possible and assist them induvidualy.


Hobbies 
Hiking in nature
Jogging
Reading