Alumna Charline Tyberghein received the jury prize at the KoMASK Masters Salon Painting 2018. Tyberghein graduated in 2018, and is one of the 41 European masters in painting whose work was part of this exhibition. The international jury chose her work from this collection, and consequently named her the best European master in painting of 2018.
An honorable mention was given to another alumna, Jorinde Krosenbrink. Alumnus Sculpture Leendert Van Accoleyen received the Marc MAcken Award for Sculpture on the same night.