exhibitions | experience

exhibitions
2019 ‘Identity + Intersection’ Browngrotta Arts, USA | ‘Textiles’ Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury Wiltshire, UK | Open Stal art event, Oldeberkoop.
2018 ‘Blue/Green: color/context/code’, Browngrotta Arts, Wilton, USA | ‘Well Worn’, Cavalli Gallery, Somerset West, SA | ‘Contemporary art and Rietveld design’, Post Erasmuslaan 5 Utrecht
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, Masterly Milano, IT.
2016 ‘Wild Things’, curated by L. Edelkoort & P. Fimmano, Texture museum, Kortijk BE | 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 Galerie Help U Zelve, Winterswijk
2011 Solo exhibition, Het Glazen Huis, Amstelpark, Amsterdam | ‘Fairy Tale’, Dutch Design Hotel Artemis, Amsterdam.
2010 ’10 jaar Via Milano’, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam | ‘North meets South’, Konvex, Bern CH | ‘Kleur!’ Designhuis, Eindhoven | Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milano Italy
2009 Solo exhibition: FW:BK galerie, Amsterdam | ‘99% Stoer’, Dutch Design Hotel Artemis, Amsterdam | Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milano Italy
2008 100% Design Tokyo, Created in Holland, Japan | Galarie De andere Kant, Zutphen.
2006 Solo exhibition, 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.


education

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.

internship

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

2018 Weaving for Jessica Brook Design, UK | Project weaving art pieces for Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chantilly, FR. | fashion project, Charlotte Bakkenes.
2016 Designing and weaving five wall panels, Staffan Tollgard Design Group. London, uk.
2016-2018 Workshops Weaving. DIY Textile School, Amsterdam.
2014 ‘Penny the painting that moves’
2011 Weaving items for fashion Designer, Steffie Christiaens Paris, fR.
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.