Biography

EDUCATION

2007
Skowhegan School of Painting and Scultpure, Maine, USA

2007 – 2009
DasArts – Advanced Research in Theatre and Dance Studies, Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
Post-Graduate Diploma: Performing Arts (31 Aug. 2009)

1998
Internship Jan Fabre, Antwerp, BE

1993 – 1997
Constantijn Huygens Art Academy, Kampen, NL
Bachelor of Arts: Sculpture; Minors: Art History and Philosophy (5 juli 1997)

RESIDENCIES

2017
Schrijvers in Sluis, NL

2016
Art Omi, Ghent, NY, USA

2015
Kjerringøy Land Art Biennale, NO
Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, USA

2014
Yatoo, Nature Art, Wongol, South Korea, KR
Biotope, Darmstadt, DE Kunstnerhuset Messen, Alvic, NO

2013
I-Park, Environmental Art Biennale, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA

2011
I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA

2010
European Ceramic Work Centre, Den Bosch, NL

2005
European Ceramic Work Centre, Den Bosch, NL

2002
Kunstlerinnenhof Die Hoge, Einschreibungen, Bassum, DE

2001
Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL

FESTIVALS (PERFORMANCE ART)

2017
Fete de la Nature, Amstelpark, Amsterdam, NL
‘Obnova!’ Performance Festival, Varazin, HR
Kunsten op straat 25 jaar jubileum,  Diepenheim, NL

2016
Artificial Nature, Pop inn Park, Amsterdam, NL

2015
Theaterfestival Buiten Gewoon, Doetinchem, NL
De Tuin der Lusten, Landgoed Het Haveke, Eefde, NL
Kunsten op Straat, Landgoed Singraven, Denekamp, NL
Craft in focus, De Hallen,  Amsterdam, NL

2014
De Tuin der Lusten, Landgoed Wilgenborch, Vorden, NL
Craft in focus

2013
Skowhegan Performs, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, USA
Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, NL
Een Zwoele Zomer in het Kröller-Müller, Otterloo, NL
Les Envies Rhônements, Le Citron Jaune, Camargue, Marseille, FR
Oerol, Landal, De Expeditie, Landerum, Terschelling, NL
Het Domijn, Weesp, NL

2012
Duizel, Vroesepark, Rotterdam, NL
Oerol, De Expeditie,Terschelling, NL
Slokdarmfestival, Veghel, NL
Slow Down Festival, Amstelpark, Amsterdam, NL

2011
Caracatastrofe, Centrale Fies, Drodesera, Dro, IT
Exodos Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, Ljubljana, SI
Slow Down Festival, Amstelpark, Amsterdam, NL

2010
Kennemerduin Kruisberg, Heemskerk, NL
Aphridite, Glasgow, GB

2008
Diana + Actaeon, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, DE
Vers Fruit, Brakke Grond, DasArts, Amsterdam, NL

2007
S5 helden anti helden, De Veenfabriek, Leiden, NL

2005
Slow Life, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, DE

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Hilvaria Studio’s, Hilvarenbeek, NL

2010
Performance in Beeld, De Cacaofabriek, Helmond, NL
Octavio and I,  2x2Projects, Amsterdam, NL

2007
Ambiguous Artefacts, Carl Berg Projects, Amsterdam, NL

2005
Als een Diesel, HPVK De Chiellerie, Amsterdam, NL

2004
Week, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, NL

2002
Kunstvereniging, Diepenheim, NL

2001
De Branderij, Antwerpen, BE
Sleep, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL

1997
New Dutch Sculptors 11, Glazen Huis Amstelpark, Amsterdam, NL

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS (2005- PRESENT)

2017
The Beauty of the Beast , Kasteel d’Ursel, Hingene, NL
The Raft, Art is (not) lonely, Mu.Zee, Oostende, BE

2016
Setting The Scene, Factor 44, Antwerpen, BE

2015
Drawing Centre Diepenheim, Veldwerk, NL

2014
Zomerzucht en andere verhalen, Eindhoven, NL

2013
Sieraad monument, Diepenheim, NL

2012
Superbodies , Hasselt, BE

2011
Bio-kunst 2, Museum Waterland, Purmerend, NL

2010
mEAting 2, Perron 58 , Tilburg, NL
Maliebeeld expositie, Den Haag, NL
The Cabinet of Curiosities, Discovery Festival, Nemo, Amsterdam, NL
Art Amsterdam 2010, Artkitchen, Amsterdam, NL
Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE

2009
Indian Caps (selection by Jan Fabre), Antwerp, BE
mEATing, Peron 58, Tilburg, NL

2008
Grand Palais, Blood, Sweat and Spheres, Bern, CH
KunstRAI, 2x2Projects, Amsterdam, NL
Scope NYC , 2x2Projects, USA
Impossible to Capture, Gallery Defrost, Paris, FR

2007
Scope Miami, 2x2Projects, USA
In de hal, loods 6, Amsterdam, NL
Museum Bélvedére, Museumnight, Heerenveen, NL
Weg van de Kunst, Stedelijk Museum Kampen, NL
25 Faces’ Galerie Unlimited, Amsterdam, NL
Uitzicht’ Artwalk, Amsterdam, NL

2006
Foundation Bernardaud, White Spirit, Limoges, FR
Credo 25 years Artez Kampen  De Zonnehof, Amersfoort, NL
Re-imagining the Collection (plus performance¬), Limerick, IE
Without Which Nothing, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Labyrinth Balengebouw, Enschede NL

2005
Jeune Creation Paris, FR
Without which nothing, Threewalls, Chicago, USA
Magazine ADDICT in Brussels, BE
Kooperationen, Kunstfrülung 2005, Bremen, DE

TEACHING/WORKSHOPS

2017
Workshop jewelry department Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, NL
External panel judge jewelry department Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, NL
External panel judge Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Artez, Arnhem, NL

2016
Workshop Performance, Artez Aki(2e & 3e jaars)                      Enschede, NL

2014
Workshop, making bees, Craft in focus Festival, Amsterdam, NL
Teaching, St. Joost Academy for Visual Arts, Breda, NL

2011
Workshop, St. Joost Academy for Visual Arts, Breda, NL
Workshop Performance, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, NL

2010
Workshop,Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, NL
Workshop ArtEZ-CABK, Zwolle, NL
Leermeester-leerlingproject, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL
Workshop Performance St. Joost beeldhouwen (3e jaars),Breda, NL
Workshop Artez Jan Fabre (1e jaars), Zwolle, NL
Summerschool, Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, NL

2009
Guest Teacher, Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, NL
Guest Teacher, Rietveld Academy, Glass Department, Amsterdam, NL
External panel judge,  Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Artez, Arnhem, NL

2008
Workshop, Teaching Academy for Visual Arts (Dance, Theater & Visual Arts), Arnhem, NL
External panel judge, Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, NL
Workshop Performance, EEA Rietveld Academie, Beelitz, DE

2007
Workshop for handicapped, Wijk aan Zee, NL
Workshop, Om Zeep, ArtEZ-CABK, Zwolle, NL

2006
Workshop, You Are Your Image, ArtEZ-AKI Enschede (2x), NL

2005
Workshop, One Minute Opera, Art Academy ArtEZ, Zwolle, NL

2004
External panel judge, Art Academy ArtEZ-AKI Finals Sculpture, NL

2003
Workshop, Soul, ArtEZ, Kampen, NL
Mentor, Art Academy Utrecht, NL

2003 & 2005
Guest Teacher Sculpture, Art Academy AKI ArtEZ, Enschede, NL

LECTURES

2017
Zimmerhof Symposium, Bad Rappenau, DE

2015
Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, USA
Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY, USA

2014
Das Arts, Interview Open Day, Amsterdam, NL

2012
Homo Ludens, Artez, Zwolle, NL

2010
mEATing 2, Perron 58, Tilburg, NL
Platteland als podium, Scheltema, Leiden, NL

2009
Rietveld Academy, Glass Department, Amsterdam, NL

2008
Teaching Academy for Visual Arts (Dance, Theater & Visual Arts), Arnhem, NL

2007
Teaching Academy for Visual Arts, Hoge School Amsterdam, NL

2007
Artist and Fascination, ArtEZ-CABK, Zwolle, NL

2005
Beestachtig Mooi, Van Gogh Museum, NL

2004
Reünie,  Art Academy, Kampen, NL

2003
Philosophical Café, Zwolle, NL

2002
Favourite Outside Sculpture at Guda Koster, Amsterdam, NL

2001
Cultural Café, Beverwijk, NL

2001
Culture Beat, Utrecht, NL

1998 t/m present
Mainly at the arts and props, set department and as a dresser (and in the past as an extra and ligt-extra, at the gentlemens costume appartment, wig and dyeing department) at The National Opera en Ballet, Amsterdam, NL