Biography


ASSIGNMENTS

 

2020 Amphia hospital Breda, Central corridor "Panta Rhei", printing on glass
2019 Amphia hospital Breda, Silence center, "Reflection", Total artwork
2018 Funeral center Dela Goes, Auditorium, "Paradise garden", printing on glass
2016 Maastricht University, Refectory main administration building Minderbroedersberg,
digital print on wall and doors
2015 Elkerliek hospital Helmond, central hall, "Dream garden", printing on glass
2014 Funeral center Dela Tiel, Auditorium, "Sense wires", printing on glass
2013 Provincie Noord Brabant 's-Hertogenbosch, "a statue of the king", sandblasted glass with LED lighting
2013 Bernhoven hospital Uden, "sketch design" - not implemented, fused coloured glass and ceiling objects
2011 Social Urban Space project Eindhoven, "Licht over de Dommel" concept for 6 statues with LED-light
2010 Cultural Centre de Weijer / Primary school de Weijerhof Boxmeer,
"Blue Maas-river"
pavement and fused coloured glass
2009 Primary school de Schilden Den Dolder, Municipality Zeist, central hall, "The Daily Things"
LED-lighted cirkel
2008 Maastricht University, rearrangement Auditorium main administration building Minderbroedersberg, 22 coloured windows and doors
2008 Multifunctional centre Oelbroeck sint Anthonis, "Life Paths"
6 glass ceiling objects with light 
2007 Elkerliek hospital Helmond, "The Light in the Shadow"
glass ceiling object with running LED-light
2007 Elkerliek hospital Deurne, "The Inner in the Shadow"
silk screen printing on glass wall
2006 Primary school de Wissel Veghel, "Interplay"
interior/exterior: light objects, glass wall, sit objects and playground
2006 St. Theresiaplein Eindhoven, "Crossing over a Zebra Horse"  pavement
2005 Apartment buildings, de 4 jaargetijden, Woonbedrijf Eindhoven, entrances, "The Mirrors of 'de Bennekel'"
64 statements written in light
2005 Townhall Veghel, "Life Branches"  silk screen printing on glass facade   40 x 6 m
2004 Commission Chief Government Architect, Ministry of Justice in Zoetermeer, "Smell/Flower" wall object
2003 Stichting Thuiszorg Noord-Limburg Venray,  sliding doors and glass screen
2003 Commission Chief Government Architect, Ministry of Justice in Zoetermeer, 
facade
2002 Familyportrait family Laarakkkers, glassbook & moving screen 
2002 Commission Chief Government Architect, Ministry of Justice in Zoetermeer,
several glass walls
2001 Twee Steden hospital Waalwijk, "Kiss"  door- and window objects
2001 Library and multifunctional building Kulturhus Zwartsluis,
"95 portraits on glass" glass objects
1999 Commission Chief Government Architect, Child Protection Board in Arnhem,
7 x 5 ceiling objects
1998 Commission Chief Government Architect, Ministry of Justice in Zoetermeer,
ceiling objects; 5 cirkels of glass
1997 Municipal Bladel/Hapert, "in het spoor van de tram" not implemented
1996 Province Noord-Brabant, silk screen print run of 110 glass objects
at renovated monuments in Noord-Brabant

1988

Shoe- and Leather Museum in Waalwijk, a collection objects inspired on shoes is bought by the museum

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2019Leerdam, Nationaal Glasmuseum, "Glas in Zicht - Glas in de Architectuur"
2018/19Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, artists from Eindhoven at the van Abbe and de Bank
2018Amsterdam, KunstRAI, Witteveen Visual Art, drawings
2018Amsterdam, Loods 6, Witteveen Visual Art, "Zes voor Zes"
2017Paramaribo Suriname, Surinaams Museum in Fort Zeelandia, "The unkown known"
2017's-Hertogenbosch, Artots, "Drawing Gang"
2016 Antwerpen, Salon 2060, "Paper Urban Jungle"
2014 Asperen, kunstfort Asperen, "Licht aan de Linge"
2014 Schijndel, KEG Expo ’t Spectrum, "Germinahofgroep"
2012 Geldrop, Podium DAK, "Former Board Members Germinahof"
2012 Rochester NY USA, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, "6x6x2012"
2011 Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week in Townhall Eindhoven, "Licht over de Dommel"
2011 Geldrop, Podium DAK, "Sporen"
2011 Eindhoven, van Abbe museum, "Collecting, The mail art project"
2010 Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week in Strijp S, "Glass is More"
2010 Helmond, de Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, "Germinahof Presenteert"
2009 Antwerpen, Salon 2060, "From different points"
2008 Maastricht University, Administration building, "In Zicht"
2007 Helmond, de Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, "Gastateliers 2006"
2007 Ravenstein, Museum for flatt glass- and enamel art, "Vlakglas 2007"
2006 Sterksel, Germinahof, "Anniversary exhibition"
2006 Ravenstein, Museum for flatt glass- and enamel art, Glass-exhibition
2006 Eindhoven, Beeldenstorm, "Gastateliers"
2004 Franeker, Museum 't Coopmanshûs, "Exit 49 - 51"
2004 Sterksel, Germinahof, Multiples of 56 artists
2003 Breda, Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting, "Beeldenstorm"
2003 Sterksel, Germinahof, "Tijdelijke Onderkomens"
2002 Rotterdam, XX muliple, Art Rotterdam
2001 Rotterdam, XX muliple, Art Rotterdam
2000 Eindhoven, Werk in Uitvoering, installation and performance "Stralend Wit"
2000 Amsterdam, KunstRAI, XX multiple galerie/Stichting Blanco, release edition "Touch"
1999 Ireland, Limerick City Gallery of Art and Temple Bar Gallery in Dublin, "17 women: 1 man"
1999 Rotterdam, Erasmus Universiteit: Studium Generale "Beelden in Glas" (solo)
1999 Geldrop, Kasteel Geldrop "Beelden en Opdrachten in beeld" (solo)
1999 Breda, Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting (solo)
1998 Rotterdam, Multiple XX galerie installation "Zet de koekjes en de boter maar op het kastje en kom bij me liggen..." (solo)
1998 Hoorn, Sandberg 2, "Tijdelijke openbaring van ongevraagd drukwerk"
1998 Eindhoven, De Overslag, "Kunstenaarsdagboeken"
1997 Eindhoven, Peninsula, installatie "P-Tante"
1997 Eindhoven, de Fabriek, "minsk'n mjotr 2"
1997 Eindhoven, Krabbedans, "PUR"
1997 Uden, museum de Pronkkamer "Op zoek naar een paradijs" (with Evelyn Jansen)
1997 Heerlen, ABP "Op zoek naar een paradijs" (with Evelyn Jansen)
1996 Franeker, Museum 't Coopmanshûs "Op zoek naar een paradijs" (with Evelyn Jansen)
1996-98 "Kunstenaarsgeschenken" travelling through the Netherlands in primary school i.c.w. LOKV in Utrecht
1996 's-Hertogenbosch, Provinciehuis, design sketches project Brabant 200
1995 Zwolle, Stedelijk museum, "Op zoek naar een paradijs" (with Evelyn Jansen)
1995 Dordrecht, Teekengenootschap Pictura (with Jaqueline Portielje)
1995 Breda, Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting, "Groot Grafiek II" 
1995 Eindhoven, de Fabriek, grafiekmanifestatie "senza titolo"
1995 Eindhoven, Peninsula "Mozaïek" 
1995 Rotterdam, Phoebus, "ladenkastprojekt" 
1994 Uden, de Pronkkamer (with Evelyn Jansen and Rob de Ron)
1993 Eindhoven, de Krabbedans "En Route" (3 artists)
1992 's-Hertogenbosch, galerie van den Berg (3 artists)
1990 Eindhoven, Centrum voor de kunsten Galerie Post Aquas
1989 Schiedam, Stedelijk Museum "Kunstig Papier"
1988-92 Travelling exhibitions "PAPIER" Cultural Councils Noord-Holland and Overijsel
1988 Hilversum, De Vaart and Zwolle, Librije, Contemporary art "Papier in vorm"
1987 Maastricht, Jan van Eyck Academie, Stichting Art Paper 87
1986 Apeldoorn, Centraal Beheer "Start"

 

 

PRIZES, GRANTS

 

2005 Project prize Reynaers, silk screen printing on glass facade townhall Veghel.
1995 and 2000 Stichting Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam: Basis grant. 
1997 3rd prize contest "in het spoor van de tram" in Bladel.
from 1994 Municipality Eindhoven: Several grants a.o. for studio equipment.
1990-93 Stichting Fonds voor Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam: Contribution to work budget.
from 1988 Noord Brabants Fonds voor Beeldend Kunstenaars: Several grants

 

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2017 Artceb Artist in Residence, Botopasi Suriname, artist in residence, drawings
2012 Working in Tripkau Germany, "Stop motion videos" artist in residence
2011 European Ceramic Workcentre EKWC den Bosch, artist in residence, porcelain and 3D printing
2011 Working in Tripkau Germany, "Traces" artist in residence

 

 

EDUCATION AND TRAVELS

 

2012-16 Glass education NIKO, Glazen Huis Lommel Belgium
2011 European Ceramic Workcentre EKWC den Bosch, artist in residence
1989-90 Educational Pedagogic training for artists (LOKV, Utrecht)
from 1986 Travels a.o. through: Italy, Spain (Andalusia), Turkey, Soviet Union (Siberia), India, Thailand, Indonesia (Java, Maluku Islands), Egypt, Morocco, Gambia, South-Africa, Surinam, Mexico, United States, Canada
1980-86 Design Academy in Eindhoven department Autonomous design, specialisation: monumental sculpture

 

 

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2013 Supervise execution glass art by Bram Hermens for the Noord Brabants Museum in den Bosch
2010 Research on tax rate on art projects
1999- 2004 Member of the board of Galerij Germinahof, Sterksel
1997- 2001 Member of the board of artotheek de Krabbedans, Eindhoven
1989-96 Initiator and supervisor of educational art projects
1989-94 Teacher at children-art-school Instituut Pieter Brueghel, Art education, Veghel

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