Education

2007 – 2009Post St Joost, Master Photography, Breda (MFA degree)
2000 – 2004Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, Photography (BFA/HBO degree)
1999 – 2000Artacademy Constantijn Huygens, Kampen, illustration (propadeuse)
1997 – 1998Ålands Folkhögsskola, Åland, Finland, ‘konstlinjen’ (art and Nordic crafts), degree

Recipient of Mondriaan Fonds, Art grant for 2022-2025

Exhibitions

Now & Soon

2022(group)Poetic Systems, Galerie Jolie, Urmond with Fiene Scharp & Gerda Kruimer
2022(group)BIG ART, Bijlmerbajes Amsterdam 3 – 6 Nov

Past (selected Solo and Duo exhibitions)

2022A Clear Day, solo exhibition @Municipal Bonds, February 19 – March 16, San Fransisco, USA
2022Time is of Essence, solo exhibition @galerie Helder April 2 – May 7, The Hague, NL
2020Positioning, Gallery Helder, The Hague, with Stefan van den Berg,
17 October – 14 November (duo)
2017Stilte in Beeld, Private Collectors view, Den Haag 16 Sept – 14 Oct 2017 (solo)
2016The Sound of Silence, exhibition with Lenny Oosterwijk at Untitled2011, Rotterdam, 01 Nov 2016 – 03 Feb 2017 (duo)
2015Born of Concentration,Solo at RAM, Rotterdam, 8 Nov 2015 – 11 Jan 2016 (solo)
2012Betwixt and Between, Galerie WithTsjalling, Groningen (duo)
2011‘Tabletop-presentation’ at STROOM Den Haag (solo)
2009Lunch, Ha Ha and Other Works, RAMfoundation, Rotterdam (duo)
2004Boer Berend installation during the Crossing Border festival, Koninklijke Schouwburg Den Haag (solo)

Past (selected group exhibitions & art fairs)

2022Conversations in the dark, @Municipal Bonds, June 25 – August 20, San Fransisco, USA
2022Art Rotterdam, van Nelle factory, @WeLikeArt, booth 1
2022Kunst RAI, Amsterdam (art fair) April 13-18
2021ART Rotterdam with We Like Art Art, July 1 -4
2021CODA Paper Art, Museum Coda, Apeldoorn, June 6- Januari 9 – 2022
2020CC#6, Gallery Ursula Wachter, Dresden, DE Sept 4 – Okt 31
2020BIG ART #7, Okt 1-4
2020Beeldentuin Achter de Westduinen, Ouddorp, Zeeland July – end September
2019Drawing Festival, at Gallery Helder, The Hague 12 Okt – 09 Nov 2019
2019 Ex-Mekh-live, at Quartair, The Hague 4 Okt – 6 Oct 2019
2019Art on Paper, with Gallery Helder, Amsterdam 26 – 29 Sept 2019
2019PICK ME!, WeLikeArt @ Collectie de Groen, Arnhem 14 Sept – 23 Dec 2019
2019Contemporary Contemplations #5, ACEC Apeldoorn 11 mei – 3 juni 2019
2019Drawing Online, Galleryviewer / gallery Helder 5 april – 5 mei 2019
2019KunstRai, Amsterdam / gallery Helder 17 – 22 april 2019
2019Contemporary Contemplations #4, PHK18, Rotterdam 20 jan – 29 maart 2019
2019We Like Art, Art Rotterdam, van Nelle factory 07-10 february 2019
2018Contemporary Contemplations #3, Kunsthaus Erfurt, DE 07-9 / 02-11-2018
2018Papierbiennale, Museum Rijswijk 12 juni – 7 oktober 2018
2018Contemporary Contemplations #2, Projectraum Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin 27 – 29 July 2018
2018Contemporary Contemplations #1, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam 10 maart – 8 april 2018
2018Kunstparade, guest artist at gallery Untitled, Rotterdam 7 – 10 feb / – 30 maart 2018
2017Secret Postcard sale, We Like Art, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam, 15 – 29 Dec 2017
2017Big Art, De Zonnewijzer, Herengracht 182, 12 – 15 Oct 2017
2017Art Rotterdam, Up Memory Lane, 30 Years of Berry Koedam, RAM Rotterdam, 08 Feb – 12 Feb 2017
2017We Like Art, Rotterdam, 08 Feb – 12 Feb 2017
2016Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam,26-30 Oct 2016, Amsterdam-Noord
2016ArtTheHague , artfair 5-9 Oct 2016, Fokker terminal The Hague
2016Up Memory Lane RAM 30 years (part2), exhibion at RAM, Rotterdam, 28 Aug 2016 – 22 Oct 2016
2015VBCN- 10 jaar jong, exhibion at VBCN Open, Amsterdam, 18 Dec 2015 – 17 Jan 2016
2015De Waarde van Kunst,exhibiton & educationproject by art-platform de Meerse, Hoofddorp (Okt-Nov)
2015Art Fair BLOOOM, Colonge, Germany at gallery Untitled
2015ZomerSalon, gallery deCompagnie, Dordrecht
2015Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair, gallery Untitled, Rotterdam
2014Art Rotterdam, gallery RAM, Rotterdam
2014Raw Art Fair, gallery Untitled, Rotterdam
2013The value of Art, RAMfoundation, Rotterdam
2013Art & Language Tour / Poetry International Festival, Gallery Untitled, Rotterdam
2013Route du Nord, Zomerhofkwartier, Rotterdam
2013Raw Art Fair, Pakhuis Santos, Rotterdam
2012Happening at the Kunstvlaai, Beatrixpark Amsterdam with the Malieveldinitiatief
2012Making Room, alumni exhibition Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague
2012Différentes Dimensions III, RAM-groupexhibition Salernes, France
2012summerexhibition 4 de Korenbeurs Schiedam, Schiedam
2012screening ‘Lunch’ Galerie de Pieter, Leiden
2011Art Amsterdam at RAM / booth 44
2009Small Works XIII, RAMfoundation, Rotterdam
2009Fail Again Fail Better, MK-galerie Berlin
2009Yangzhou, a portret of a city, travelling exhibition trough Brabant
2008presentation ‘Lunch’, Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam
2007Whatever happened to…? Prijswinners STROOM-price for up and coming artists 2001-2007
2007I.dentity, Stichting KOP, Breda, with Sylvia Korving
2007TussenStaat – Bouw in Beeldprice, NAi Rotterdam
2005Seminar Continental Art Centre en the European Academy for Culture and Arts, in het SBI te Doorn, Nederland
2004De keuze van…, Lily van Ginneken (Stroom – centrum beeldende kunst Den Haag), STROOM-price for up and coming artists
2004Het grote wachten/ asielzoekers, Final exam work, KABK, Den Haag
2004Het grote wachten/ asielzoekers, screening Final exam work, Filmhuis zaal 5, Den Haag
2004Risico, Verbond van Verzekeraars, KABK, Den Haag

Work is in the collection of the VUmc Amsterdam and several (private) collectors.

Publications / Articles

2022Q & A on Gallery Viewer Magazine by Manuela Klerkx in Dutch and English
2022Book: Weten wat je ziet, 30 atelier bezoeken door Alex de Vries, Mr Motley / Uitgeverij De Zwaluw p.110-117
2022Online article by Dutch Culture USA, written by Robert Kloos for exhibition at Municipal Bonds, USA
2021video-portrait by museum CODA on You-tube
2020Article by Manuela Klerkx for Galleryviewer :”3 The Hague & 3 Amsterdam galleries in 6 artworks” (under Collections)
2019Interview with Els Drummen, Art-advisor NN-Group on June 13 2019 Het Parool
and a longer article on Gallery Viewer.
2018Interview by Walter van Teeffelen for Den Haag Direct
and If then is now. and also on the Spanish website Marbella, for arts and culture.
2018Catalogue-text of the Rijswijk Paper Biennial 2018. Author: art historian Frank van der Ploeg. (as download in Dutch/English)
2018Article on my work by Alex de Vries for Mr Motley (read online in Dutch).
2017Interview We Like Art (read online in Dutch).
2015Article by Menno Vuister on my work shown at RAM with Born of Concentration (as pdf- 61kb, in Dutch).
2013Haagse Kunstkalender 2014
2013MAGAZINE DH/// Stroom Den Haag, Interview and showcase work in section talent under 35
2012Haagse Kunstkalender 2013
2011Essay in What’s Up’, 2011_nr:8, By Kees Koomen on my work, p.31-32
2009‘In Beeld’, (with ‘Cake’ – 2008) NRC Next, 23 juni 2009
2009‘Cairo, Umm Iddunya’, (paper) AVK St. Joost Breda, p.4-5, edition 5000
2008‘Yangzhou, een portret van een stad’, (boek) AVK St. Joost Breda, p.64-96, edition 1200
2008‘Teheran’, in Next.One 003, July 2008 (magazine NRC.Next), p. 44/45 en 53
2007Tussenstaat’ – Bouw in Beeldprijs, NAi, Cobouw 31-0-2007, by Bart Mullink
2007Catalogus GebouwGezichten, Bouw in Beeldprijs, NAi en Ballast Nedam (edition 300)
2003Verbond van Verzekeraars, nominees of the Verbondsprice, year-report 2003
2003‘I was here’ magazine, with Sabine Verschueren and Aya Caspel, KABK, The Hague

Nominations/Grants

2022Mondriaan Fonds, basis beurs 2022-2025
2021Spot subsidie, Stroom Den Haag
2012Spot subsidie, Stroom Den Haag
2009Participation Dutch-Doc, promotion of Dutch Photography regarding the world-expo in Shanghai, China. dutch-doc, Fonds bkvb
2009Nomination Live -pitch for ‘Call Slovakia’, artist in recidence, Fonds bkvb
2009Material grant, for graduation show MFA by Vrijvrouwe van Renswoude te Den Haag
2007Participant Bouw in Beeldprice 2007
2004Stroom-price for up and coming artists 2004
2004Nomination Young Talent Art-Olive
2003Nomination Fotoprice Verbond van Verzekeraars

Commissioned / Other

2010 JanuariKosmopolis Den Haag; cooperation with Petar Todorov. Presentation of work at the PI-prison in Schevening, The Hague from 1-14 march
2009 SummerAssistent filmmaker/artist Jeroen Kooijmans for video-installation The Fish Pond Song II, Hungary
2008 SummerAssistent filmmaker/artist Jeroen Kooijmans for video-installation The Fish Pond Song II, and ‘In den beginne’ assigned by SM’s Den Bosch, Nederland
2004 – 2010Working as freelancer on a more or less regular basis for the Gemeente Museum The Hague as photographer and prepress editor of images, for catalogues.
2009 – 2016Working as freelance prepress editor on commission basis for mostly artists, or the cultural sector.
2004 – 2009Photography for Gemeente Den Haag, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, ICN Amsterdam, Gemeente Breda, Stichting Kop Breda, Movisie Utrecht, Private assignments