JOKE RAES - about her art works
Joke Raes is an artist living and working in Belgium. Raes received her BFA from the Department of Fine Arts at Ghent University, in 2010, and her MFA at Ghent University Sint-Lucas. Furthermore, between 2015-2016 she attended a post-graduate program at HISK, the Higher Institute for Fine Arts, in Ghent BE. Joke Raes gradually found her place in the visual arts following an under-water exhibition in the Red Sea and a residency among indigenous people living deep inside the Peruvian Amazon.
In 2018, Joke Raes realized her first large public art commission for CC Destelheide and in 2017 for Alma General Hospital in Eeklo. She also was artist-on residence in Sundaymorning@EKWC, The Netherlands, and creative residency in Arita, Saga, Japan. Her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in multiple exhibitions.