Chronology

2017: Upcoming exhibition NKvB 5th Nature, Dutch Society of Sculptors
Amsterdamse Bos, Amstelveen. From Sept. 1-2017 till Jan. 1-2018

2017: Upcoming exhibition OPEN STAL, Oldeberkoop. From 29th of July till 27th of August 2017.

2017-present: Artistic leader at Ecokathedraal, Mildam. On behalf of Stichting TIJD guardian of the eco-cathedral ideology of Louis Le Roy.

2017: Represented at Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair by Gallerie Kralingen.
World Trade Center, Rotterdam.

2017: exhibited (group)  MASTERPIECE, Kunstlievend Genootschap Pictura, Groningen.

2016-present: Co-curator and exhibition designer at 4+ (vierplus.eu), exhibitions of contemporary art related to 100 years De Stijl, essentie. Nicolaïkerk, Utrecht; Scheepswerf 1, Heusden Vesting and Kunsthal45, Den Helder.

2016: Exhibited (group) Kerst Sale!!!, WG-Kunst, Amsterdam.

2016: Exhibited (group) IJzingwekkend 3, Dutch Society of Sculptors (NKvB), Kunsthal45, Den Helder.

2016: Exhibited (solo) Joen’16, Kunstlokaal №8, Jubbega.

2016: Scenic design for the play De Tovener fan Oz, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2016: Exhibited (and curated) (group) LINE-UP, Kunstlokaal №8, Jubbega.

2016: Exhibited (group) Jubileum Expositie Kunstwerk in de Stellingen, Vlechtmuseum, Noordwolde.

2015: Exhibited (group) NAT, ArDt HOC, De Hoeve.

2015: Scenic design for the play De Bellenbende, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2015: Artist in Residence New York, Sunny Side, Queens. With travel grant from Stichting Gerbrandy Cultuurfonds.

2015: Exhibited (group) De handschoen in de Kunst, KunstWerkt, Pand Paulus, Schiedam

2015: Exhibited (group) Zomerstalling, Kunstenlab, Deventer.

2015: Exhibited (group) Kunst in de Kop, St-Clemenskerk, Steenwijk.

2015: Exhibited (group) KunstenLandschap, Lonneker.

2015: Exhibited (group) Derde Natuur, site specific sculptures in wood, Nederlandse Kring van Beeldhouwers, Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam.

2015-present: Workshops at Frisian Primary Schools Art of Recycling for De Jonge Milieu Advies, Zeist.

2015: Exhibited (and curated) (group) SPELING, Kunstlokaal №8, Jubbega.

2015: Exhibited (group) Kunst uit huis, Collectie Wilploo, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam.

2015: Published the book Playtime, 33 years of creation. Designed by Birgit Speulman. Texts by Lori Waxman and Irene Bakker

2014: Exhibited (group) Romte, ArDt HOC, De Hoeve.

2014: Scenic design for the play De Kat op Learzen, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2014: Exhibited (group) Grensloos Kunst Verkennen, IJhorst-De Wijk.

2014: Exhibited (solo) Overreestegalerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands and at Grensloos Kunst Verkennen, IJhorst-De Wijk.

2014: Exhibited (group) 2de Natuur, site specific sculptures in wood, Nederlandse Kring van Beeldhouwers, Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam.

2014: Exhibited (group) Collectie Marian Bijlenga, Arti et Amicitiea, Amsterdam.

2014: Scenic design for the play WA is WA, Iepenloftspul Ferdivedaasje, Jubbega.

2014: Exhibited (solo) Reliefs, De Beage, Jubbega.

2014: Exhibited (curated) (group) STILTE, Kunstlokaal №8, Jubbega.

2014: Exhibited (group) Streetview Festival, Galerie Petit Port | PP44, Leiden.

2014: Exhibited (group) Kunstweekend, Beetsterzwaag.

2014: Exhibited (solo) ZEVEN VETTE JAREN, celebrating 7 years galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands and at Kunstweekend, Beetsterzwaag.

2014: Exhibited (group) Beeldhouw10Daagse, site specific sculptures in wood, Holtingerveld, Havelte.

2014: Exhibited (with Birgit Speulman), De Galerij, IJhorst.

2014: Exhibited (group) SPRiNG is in the AiR, Outsider Art Kelder, Amsterdam.

2013: Exhibited (group) HUMAN NATURE, ArDt HOC, De Hoeve.

2013: Scenic design for the play IJzerlijm, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2013: Artist in Residence Rotterdam.

2013: Exhibited (and curated) (group) Frijheid Blidens, Kunstlokaal №8, Jubbega.

2013: Exhibited (group) TIJD, Batavushuisje, Nijeholtwolde.

2012: Exhibited (group) LICHT, ArDt HOC, De Hoeve.

2012: Exhibited (group) Kerst Sale!!!, WG-Kunst, Amsterdam.

2012: Scenic design for the play Prins of Piraat, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2012: Exhibited (with Martin de Jong and John Kok) Groeten uit Berlijn, Stedelijk Museum Assen Hedendaagse Kunst, Assen

2012: Artist in Residence Berlin.

2011: Scenic design for the play De Schaterheks, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2011: Exhibited (solo) PERPETUUM IMMOBILEgalerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2011: Scenic design for the play De Skepershûn, Iepenloftspul Ferdivedaasje, Jubbega.

2010-present: Curator exhibitions of contemporary art, Kunstlokaal №8, AlleskAn, Jubbega.

2010: Exhibited (group) OVERDAAD (Overvloed en onbehagen), an installation in collaboration with Maartje Jaquet en Birgit Speulman) Kunstcafé, Stichting Kunstwerf, Oosterwolde.

2010: Stage design for the play De Keukenprinses, Sinterklaassprookje, Jubbega.

2010: Exhibited (duo, with Birgit Speulman) OPENING, Kunstlokaal №8, AlleskAn, Jubbega.

2010-present: Teaching art courses on spatial design as well as on animation for Ateliers Majeur, Centre for Art and Culture, Heerenveen.

2010: Exhibited (solo) Poésie Maudit †2010, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2010: Exhibited (group) Kunstwerk in de Stellingen, Noordwolde.

2010-2014: Co-curated monthly group exhibitions at Kunstcafé, Stichting Kunstwerf, Oosterwolde.

2010: Exhibited (with Age Hartsuiker en Birgit Speulman) 3 kunstenaars uit Jubbega (3 artist from Jubbega), Kunstcafé, Stichting Kunstwerf, Oosterwolde.

2010-present: Conducts workshops on Art and designs course material for AlleskAn, Jubbega.

2009: Exhibited (solo) La Donna è Mobile, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2009-2015: Teached horseriding to 6-14 year olds (basic instructor course) at De Ponyhof, Jubbega.

2009: Exhibited (group) Collage Collectief 7, Hillegersberg, Rotterdam.

2009: Exhibited (group) Beeldentuin Landgoed Zonnestraal, Diamonds are Forever, Hilversum.

2009: Exhibited (solo) Pastiche 51, Open Studio, Jubbega.

2008: Exhibited (duo, with Maartje Jaquet) Dierendag, Royal Gallery, Amsterdam.

2008: Moved to Jubbega, Frise. Initiated AlleskAn, center for the arts with Bigit Speulman.

2008: Exhibited (solo) PLAYGROUND, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2008: Exhibited (solo) Winterreise, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2008: Exhibited (solo) Sweet Dreams Sleep Tight, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007-2008: Exhibited (group) The Christmasmachine at MFK-Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Autumn Leaves, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Samen Oplopen, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Mobilo ergo sum, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands and Essen, Kassel, Berlin, Münster, Germany.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Fly-over, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007: Designed the exhibition Kunstgist, Atrium Stadhuis Den Haag, The Hague.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Competition, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007: Exhibited (solo) Prelude, galerieopweg, traveling through the Netherlands.

2007: Initiated galerieopweg, a traveling exhibition space. Opened on februari 2 by Alderman (culture) Jetta Klijnsma, The Hague.

2007: Exhibited (group) Art Actief at Haags Kinderatelier, The Hague.

2006-2007: Designed the interior and garden of a private apartment, The Hague.

2006: Interior advice, Surinam cultural association Samen Sterk, The Hague.

2006-2008: Conducted workshops on Art for Haags Kinderatelier, The Hague.

2006: Designed the interior of a private apartment, The Hague.

2006: Designed the jubilee logo for ’s-Gravenhaagsche Stadsrijschool, on the occasion of her 200th anniversary.

2006: Exhibited (group) at Kunstpassage, Rotterdam.

2006: Conducted workshops on Computer Animation for Koorenhuis, Centre for Art and Culture, The Hague.

2006: Designed a workbench for FS Textbewerking, Utrecht.

2006: Designed the website for JWC_SMOEL.

2006: Replacement teacher in Art and History of Art for the Johan de Witt College of Graphics & Creativity (now Media College), Scheveningen.

2005-2006: Designed the interior of a private apartment, The Hague.

2005-2006: Designed the kitchen extension for a private apartment, The Hague.

2005: Designed templates for the website Blue-Jilkinson, Utrecht.

2005: Designed the interior of a private apartment, The Hague.

2005: Designed the collectors’ edition Te kijk gezet. Illustrated anniversary volume of interviews with artists of gallery Nanky de Vreeze (now gallery Krijger) in Amsterdam by Ingrid Blans, The Hague.

2005-2008: Conducted workshops on Art to the teaching teams from primary schools, for Koorenhuis, Centre for Art and Culture, The Hague.

2004: Designed the beach pavilion Jingle, Scheveningen.

2004: Designed projects and courses on New Media for Koorenhuis, Centre for Art and Culture, The Hague.

2003-2005: Designed the interior of a private apartment, Munich (Germany).

2002-2003: Lectured on Creativity and Enterprise to 4th Year Economics students at Rotterdam Polytechnic (Hogeschool), Rotterdam.

2002: Designed the interior of a private apartment, Wassenaar.

2002: Replacement art teacher, Johan de Witt College (now City+College), The Hague.

2002: Designed the school playground for the Public Montessori (primary) school Valkenbos, The Hague, in cooperation with pupils, teachers, parents and external advisors.

2002: Provided a workshop on Spatial Design to the teaching team of the Johan de Witt College of Graphic & Creativity (now Media College), Scheveningen.

2001: Designed course material for the Extended Schoolday and primary education, Koorenhuis, Centre for art and culture, The Hague.

2000-2001: Designed the house style and provided advice on the interior design of the Surinam cultural association Samen Sterk, The Hague.

2000-2007: Teached horseriding to 8-16 year olds (basic instructor course) at the ’s-Gravenhaagsche Stadsrijschool, The Hague.

2000-2007: Conducted workshops on Spatial Design at the Media College (formerly Johan de Witt College of Graphic and Creativity), Scheveningen.

2000: Designed the interior of a private apartment, Vienna, Austria.

2000: Designed the house style for X-fiX, Leiden.

1999: Designed the Monument to Forced Labourers in the Second World War, stainless steel, interior garden, Zuid-Hollands Provinciehuis, The Hague.

1999-2008: Teaching art courses on spatial-, graphic- and computerdesign as well as on animation for Koorenhuis, Centre for Art and Culture, The Hague.

1999: Designed the interior of a private residence, Wateringseveld.

1999: Designed the Information Plaque for Bombardement Bezuidenhout, 3 maart 1945 (Bombing of Bezuidenhout 3rd March 1945), next to the Ministery for Social Affairs and Employment, The Hague.

1999: Designed a book/display case for a private apartment, The Hague.

1998: Designed the interior and reception for The Hague Support Function (HOF) and Discrimination Hotline, The Hague.

1998: Designed the Maritime Museum Aquariom, Delfzijl.

1998: Designed display cases for a private residence, The Hague.

1998: Designed a diamond-cutting workshop and shop in mobile flight cases , Gassan Diamonds, Amsterdam.

1998: Designed the house style for the Haptonomic Medical Practice of Wil van Tol, The Hague.

1997: Advised on the interior of the film en theatre auditorium at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal Library), Architect: OD205, The Hague.

1997: Interior design of a private apartment, The Hague.

1996-1998: Designed a sculpture which provided the inspiration for the theatre piece Hoeken en Golven, composition by Roland Kuit, choreography by Pauline Verhallen, The Hague.

1996-1997: Designed the semi-permanent exhibition Gaan waar de woorden gaan (Go where the words go), 250 years of Dutch literature, (as well as co-author) at the Museum of Literature, The Hague.

1996: Exhibited (solo) sculptures at Koorenhuis, Den Haag.

1996: Designed the interior of a private apartment, The Hague.

1995: Designed the collectors’ edition of the book Jan en Alleman en ook zijn zusje. Poems on reading and writing selected by Herman Kakebeeke, illustrations by Annet Kossen. Publisher: Children’s Book Museum, Den Haag and Die Haghe, Voorburg.

1995: Designed the exhibition Bombardement Bezuidenhout 3 maart 1945 (Bombing of Bezuidenhout 3rd March 1945) at Haagse Poort, The Hague.

1994: Designed fittings and furnishings for the fashion outlet Zig-Zag, The Hague.

1994: Supervised student apprenticeship at the Children’s Book Museum, Museum of Literature, The Hague.

1994: Developed the concept of, co-curated and designed the Children’s Book Museum at the Museum of Literature (Kinderboekenmuseum – Literatuurmuseum), The Hague.

1993: Designed the interior of a private apartment, Haarlem.

1992: Designed and curated the exhibition J.J.Beljon, Zomermuseum, Vlaardingen.

1992: Designed a plaster wall relief at the Stadskantoor, Wassenaar.

1991: Designed and curated the exhibition Bert Schierbeek en de Beeldende Kunsten (Bert Schierbeek and the Fine Arts), Poetry International, Rotterdam.

1991: Designed the collectors’ edition of de tuin van de Khan (the garden of the Khan). Linocut with a poem by Bert Schierbeek and photo from Cor Stutvoet. Limited edition of 100 copies, numbered and signed (BS and MP). Publisher De Dorst, Voorburg/ The Hague.

1991: Designed and curated the exhibition J.J.Beljon, Museum Swaensteyn, Voorburg.

1990: Exhibited (group) at Haags Werk (Hague Work), Kunst Passage, The Hague.

1988: Exhibited (group) at De Nieuwe Haagse Salon (The New Hague Salon), Pulchri Studio, The Hague.

1989: Designed and curated the exhibition Nul en De Nieuwe Stijl, Museum of Literature (Literatuurmuseum), The Hague.

1988: Exhibited (duo) work on paper at Gallery Kwatro, Alphen aan de Rijn.

1988-1997: Designed approximately 50 literary exhibitions at the Museum of Literature (Literatuurmuseum), The Hague.

1987: Exhibited (group) at Sculpture Garden, Galerie Judith Boer, Huins (Friesland).

1987: Exhibited (group) New Sculptures at Galerie Podium, Den Haag.

1987: Exhibited (solo) Sculpturen in hout (Sculptures in wood) at Galerie Podium, Den Haag, Opened by Ingrid Blans.

1986-1990: Studied modules in Cultural Science, Philosophy and Visual Arts at the Open University, Heerlen.

1986: Exhibited (group) Sculptures at Galerie Podium, Den Haag.

1986: Exhibition Mag het ietsje meer zijn: Kunst of Noodzaak (A little bit more, please: Art or Necessity); Spatial Design (with Elly van Haastert), Public Works Service, Enschede.

1985-1989: Member of the artists’ collective, Galerie Podium; administration of the exhibition space, co-curator, The Hague.

1985: Restored sculptured ornaments on the 17th century facade of De Gulde Os, public library, Dordrecht.

1984: Exhibited (duo) sculptures at the Erasmus Public Library, Bergen op Zoom.

1984: Restored sculptured ornaments on the 18th century facade of Le Soupir, Bezuidenhoutseweg, The Hague.

1983: Designed terraces in a private landscaped garden, Hoeven (Noord-Brabant) including concrete sculptures (h x l x d) 300 x 90 x 60 and 400 x 90 x 60 cm.

1982-1983: Worked as educational assistant at the Children’s Vacational workshop Boskoop and Gouda, Centre for Creativity, De Werkschuit, Gouda.

1982: Exhibited (group) at Droom en Gestalte (Dream and Shape), Galerie Cosa, Delft.

1982: Designed a wall relief in the hall of the Eye Hospital (now the Blood Bank), The Hague.

1982: Exhibited (group) sculptures at the Binnenhof, The Hague.

1982: Designed a brick sculpture for De Stenen Tuin (The Stone Garden), Helmond.

1982-present: Working as an independent sculptor. Sculptures in wood, metal, stone and concrete, monuments, gardens, interiors, furniture, shop furnishings, prints, house styles.

1977-1982: Studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague. Bachelor in Sculpture and Spatial Design. Lectured by inter alia  Herman van der Heide, Krijn Giezen, Auke de Vries, Constantino Nivola and Joop Beljon.

1971-1977: HAVO diploma, Moller Lyceum, Secondary School, Bergen op Zoom. Final examination in Art and History of Art under Fons Gieles.

1958: Born in The Hague, Netherlands