Education

2013-2015 Master Artistic Research, KABK The Hague
2005-2009 Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam, Fine Arts
1999-2005 Gymnasium, Stedelijk Gymnasium Nijmegen

Grants/Nominations/Awards/Residencies

2020 Residency Ateliers ’89 Aruba
2017-2018 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, Resident.
2016 Residency Het Vijfde Seizoen, NL. Binnenlandatelier Mondriaan Fonds
2015 Department Award 2015, Master Artistic Research, KABK The Hague.
2014 Nomination Stadstekenaar van Amsterdam, Stadsarchief Amsterdam
2014 Residency Instituto Buena Bista, Willemstad Curaçao. Buitenlandatelier Mondriaan Fonds.

Commissions/Sales (selection)

2018 Scenes uit de Kletskop
2018 New work for Exhibition Je verdient het
2015 - 2016 Research and portrait series Rolmodel: Wijkverpleegkundige with Publication.
Buurtzorg Nederland acquired the complete series.
2014 - 2015 Tekenopdracht 2014/2015 Stadsarchief Amsterdam
2012 - 2013 Commissioned Public Installation, Tugela Tableau for Ymere Amsterdam.
2010 - 2013 Commissioned Drawing Series (5) for Buurtzorg Nederland

Teaching, Collaborating and Curating

2020 Engaged Drawing workshop Ateliers ’89 Oranjestad Aruba
2017-2019 Summerschool programs with Dirk van Lieshout and Residency Het Vijfde Seizoen in Casco Utrecht and Nieuw Dakota Amsterdam
2019 Workshop Rijksakademie and OLVG
2019 Drawing workshops at several primary schools in Amsterdam
2017 Guest tutor VAV department Gerrit Rietveld Academie
2016 Tutor Summerschool All you can Art, Kunsthal Rotterdam
2015 - 2016 Artist Tutor KABK The Hague Fine Arts, 2nd and 3rd year
2014 Drawing advisor European Exchange Academy - Rietveld Academy in Berlin
2014 Teacher at residency/pre art school IBB in Curaçao
2010 - 2013 Founder Artist Collective BERM Amsterdam. Exhibitions and residencies for young graduates in collaboration with local community.

Solo Exhibitions

06-02-2020/ 20-02-2020 Ateliers ’89 Aruba
13-02-2015 1646 Den Haag. Publication & Interview with Mirjam Westen
09-04 / 09-05-2014 Instituto Buena Bista, Willemstad Curacao


Selection of group shows, artist talks, readings and screenings 2015 – 2019

05-01-2020
Reading at Framer Framed Amsterdam

17-12-2019
Artist Talk about Hatterman’s Hand, invited by Petra Ponte at Kunsthuys SYB

27-11-2019
Reading at de Mus, Torpedo Theater Amsterdam

27-09-2019 / 05-01-2020
Elsewheres Within Here, Group show curated by Jo-Lene Ong at Framer Framed Amsterdam

30-01-2019
Screening and interview Full Moon #1 at Cinema FC HYENA Amsterdam

23-11-2018 / 25-11-2018
Rijksakademie OPEN 2018, Group show

16-06-2018 / 23-09-2018
Zomergasten, Museum Dr. Guislain Gent Belgium. Groupshow

16-06-2018 / 15-07-2018
Je verdient het, Cargo in Context. Group show

24-11-2017 / 26-11-2107
Rijksakademie OPEN 2017. Group show

23-11-2017 / 07-01-2018
Beautiful Distress. Group show with o.a. Erik van Lieshout, Anneleen Louwes, Roy Villevoye, Dirk van Lieshout, Aimée Zito Lema, Anouk Kruithof, Laurence Aëgerter and Willem de Rooij.

21-07-2017 / 18-08-2017
PUSH HERE. Duo exhibition met Dirk van Lieshout. Casco Utrecht. Het Vijfde Seizoen. Curator Esther Vossen.

17-02-2017 / 16-03-2017
Socially Engaged Art bij 3331 Arts Chiyoda centre Tokyo. Group show with o.a. Suzanne Lacy

4-07-2016 / 21-08-2016
All you can Art, Kunsthal Rotterdam. Instituto Buena Bista
Groupshow, Artist talk and Screening.

27-05-2016 / 11-09-2016
Stadstekenaars van Amsterdam. Group show Stadsarchief Amsterdam. With o.a. Marcel van Eeden, Natasja Kensmil, Dieuwke Spaans, Koen Taselaar and Hamid el Kanbouhi.

02-04-2015
Does not Equal W139 Amsterdam, Screening 45° and Artist Discussion

Press / Publications

2019 Het Parool, 5 Oct 2019. Exhibition Review Framer Framed
2018 Beautiful Distress Publication by Beautiful Distress New York
2017 Interview NRC Handelsblad, by Thomas van Huut, 6-12-18. link
2017 Interview Radio 4 program OPIUM, by Andrea van Pol, 24-11-2017. link.
2016 Rolmodel: Wijkverpleegkundige. Artist Publication