Born in 1983 in a small city in The Netherlands, Joram Roukes earned his BFA in fine arts at the Minerva Academy of Arts in Groningen in 2006. In 2008 Roukes was awarded a stipend from Mondriaanfonds, which he used to set up an artist residency in Brooklyn, New York City. Joram Rouke’s work is a dark, humorous play on topics that range from popular culture, global affairs and personal experience. His work gained attention from several international galleries. He has since shown his work in Copenhagen, Paris and Berlin among many others.

Joram Roukes

Netherlands

Born in 1983 in a small city in The Netherlands, Joram Roukes earned his BFA in fine arts at the Minerva Academy of Arts in Groningen in 2006. In 2008 Roukes was awarded a stipend from Mondriaanfonds, which he used to set up an artist residency in Brooklyn, New York City.