Maarten van Soest has been nominated for the Royal Award for Autonomous Painting. On 9 October 2015 this award will be attributed by HRH Willem-Alexander in the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.

This year’s jury members are: Gijs Frieling, Hans den Hartog Jager, Nanda Janssen, Iris Kensmil, Jan van der Ploeg, Benno Tempel (president) and Esther Tielemans.

From 10 October 2015 all nominated works are shown in a special exhibition in the Royal Palace.