exhibitions | experience

2018 ‘Blue/Green: color/context/code’, Browngrotta Arts, Wilton, USA | ‘Well Worn’, Cavalli Gallery, Somerset West, SA | ‘Contemporary art and Rietveld design’, Post Erasmuslaan 5Utrecht | Object Design Fair, Rotterdam.
2017 LottoZero galery, Prato, IT |’Tegendraads’ Does Interieurs, Laren NH | ‘Historisch vervlochten met MIJ’, Museum IJsselstein | ‘Still Crazy After All These Years… 30 years in art’, Browngrotta Arts, USA | Salone del Mobile, Mondriaan Exhibition part of ‘Masterly’ organised by Uniquole. Milano, IT.
2016 ‘Wild Things’, curated by L. Edelkoort & P. Fimmano, Texture museum, Kortijk BE | Decorex, London UK | C-Lab, KunstWest Expo, Amsterdam | Klifhanger Festival, Texel | KunstOer Winterswijk.
2015 Influence and Evolution, Browngrotta Arts, Wilton USA | ArtZaanstad, Zaandam | “Tactiel Textiel”, Galerie Oranjerie POP UP, Goes.
2014 Solo exhibition:’Geknoopt, gekruld, gesteven en verward’, Het Leids Wevershuisje Leiden.
2013 Meesterlijk, Amsterdam | Baden Baden Interior, Amsterdam | Galerie Help U Zelve, Winterswijk | Amsterdam Fashion Week, Edha en Hotel JL76.
2012 Meesterlijk, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam | Toonkamer, Utrecht.
2011 Het Glazen Huis, Amstelpark, Amsterdam | bas van pelt Interieur architectuur, Den Haag | ‘Fairy Tale’, Dutch Design Hotel Artemis, Amsterdam.
2010 ’10 jaar Via Milano’, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam | ‘North meets South’, Konvex, Bern CH | ‘Collected & Connected’, Tilburg | Decorex John Boyd Textiles. Royal Hospital Chelsea, London UK. | ‘Kleur!’ Designhuis, Eindhoven | Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milano Italy | Textiel Festival 2010, Pieterskerk, Leiden.
2009 Solo exhibition: FW:BK galerie, Amsterdam | ‘99% Stoer’, Dutch Design Hotel Artemis, Amsterdam | Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milano Italy | Object, Las Palmas, Rotterdam.
2008 100% Design Tokyo, Created in Holland, Japan | Galarie De andere Kant, Zutphen.
2007 Forma Interieurs, Amsterdam.
2006 Antigravite, Paris FR | Du-AG project space. München GER.
2005 Frozen Fountain, Amsterdam | Stroud Textiles Biennale, Stroud UK.
2003 ‘Making Tracks’ Rope Store Studio, Nailsworth UK.
2002 Chelsea Crafts Fair, London UK | ‘Westway Exhibition’, London Uk.
1999 Amsteltuin, Amstelveen | ‘Debuut’ Pulchri Studio, Den Haag.


1999 – 2000 MA, Design for the Environment, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London UK.
1995 – 1999 BA, Textile Design. Royal Academy of Art, The Hague NL.


1998 Heavenly Blue, Amsterdam | Beppe Kessler, Amsterdam.
1997 Intensive Group Project; Project with Fachhochschule and Sacho Hesslein, Hannover GER.
1997 Exchange, Somerset School of Art and Technology, Taunton UK.

professional experience

2016 Designing and weaving five wall panels, Staffan Tollgard Design Group. London, uk.
2016/2015/2014/2013 Workshops Weaving. DIY Textile School, Amsterdam.
2014 ‘Penny the painting that moves’
2010 Workshop ‘Wild met Materiaal’ Textielfestival, Leiden.
2009 ‘Made in Mongolia project’. August 4 weeks. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
2006 Lecture and tutorials – HFBK, Hamburg GER
2007 Weaving patterns. Kendix / vd Ploeg, Aarle Rixtel | Lectures – FLWK Textiles, Den Haag NL.
2005 – 2007 Weaving of fringes. Van Lathem, Templeuve FR.
2003 Stay of 6 months, Cape Town SA | Lampshades, Todhunter Earle Interiors, London UK | 3 soundproof wall Decibell Designs, London UK.
1999 9 Window panels for a private residence, Boxtel.

grants & subsidies
2007 Documentation sub. STROOM Centre of visual Arts, The Hague NL.
2006 Documentation sub. STROOM | Exhibition sub. STROOM.
2005 Exhibition sub. STROOM | Presentation and Individual sub. STROOM.
1999 VSB-grant | Vrije Vrouwe van Renswoude Foundation, The Hague NL.

sideline activities
2007 – 2009 Member of board Beehives, Vliegbasis Huygens Amsterdam.
2005 – 2007 Member of board, accountmanager. Art Association Stand, The Hague.

competitions | awards
2007 Nomination for an object made with Inge Simonis – Lehi.ka 1st International Contemporary
Ceremics Competition, Spain.
1998 1st Price – Millenium Table Damask, Dutch Textiles Museum, Tilburg.