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* 1950 August 17th, Naaldwijk/NL
Lives and works in Amsterdam and Ravenstein/NL

 

 

EDUCATION

1970 - 1974
studied Jewellery design at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam/NL

1967 - 1970
studied Medical Instrumentmaker at Fysiological Labor, Leiden/NL

 

TEACHING

2018
Board member MASieraad Challenging Jewellery Sandberg institute Amsterdam/NL

2016
Member doctoral Committee PHD Anneleen Swillens, PHL University College Hasselt/BE   

2013 - 2014
External critic Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Nürnberg/DE

2013
Opponent Ädellab, Konstfack University of Arts and Crafts, Stockholm/SE

2011 - 2013
External critic Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam/NL

2010 - 2015
Professor Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School Florence/IT

2009
Visiting Professor Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan/USA

2009
Visiting Professor PHL University College Hasselt/BE

2007
External examinator RISD school of design Providence/USA

2004 - 2009
Professor Ädellab, Konstfack University of Arts and Crafts, Stockholm/SE
Visiting Professor South Carelia Polytechnic Lappeenranta/FIN

2003
External examinator Konstfack Metal department Stockholm/SE

2001 - today
Founder Opere International Jeweleryschool, Ravenstein/NL

1991
Opponent Hogeschool v.d. Kunsten, Utrecht/NL

1990 - 2000
Head of Jewelry Department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam/NL

1983 - 1990
Teacher High school for the Arts Constantijn Huygens, Kampen/NL

 

CURATOR

2018
Curator “21 gramm” China Academy of Art, Hangzhou/CN

2015
Curator “Body Alchemy” China Academy of Art, Hangzhou/CN

2010
Guest curator “Lingam” exhibition Museum Catharijneconvent Utrecht/NL

2005
Personal selection SCHMUCK 2006 Munchen/DE

2005
Organisation “Identity” seminar Kulturhuset Stockholm/SE

1997-2000
Co-organisator 'Rietveld naar de Beurs' Amsterdam/NL

 

GALLERY

1973-1978
co-founder Galerie Ekster Leeuwarden/NL 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
"Suctus" Gallery Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam/NL

2019
“BRON” retrospective Design Museum, Helsinki/FI

2018
“BRON” retrospective Design Museum, Tallinn/ES

2017
“BRON” retrospective CODA museum, Apeldoorn/NL

2016
“Terram - Iam” Gallery Spektrum Munchen/DE

2015
“Simbolo” pensieri presiosi 11, duo with Evert Nijland, San Rocco Padova/IT

2015
“Terram - Iam” Gallerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam/NL

2015
“Ground” Mass Art college of art and design, Boston/USA

2015
"Dusza" Galeria Sztuki Legnicy, Silver festival Legnica/PL

2010
“Anima” Sofa New York by Galerie Ornamentum Hudson/USA

2010
“Philosopher Stone” MAC Museum of Conteporary Art, Santiago de Chille/CL

2006
“Sefiroth” Galerie Marzee Nijmegen/NL

2004
“Change” Bayerische Kunstverrein Munchen/DE

2003
“Change” Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim/DE

2003
“Change” Designmuseum, Gent/BE

2002
“Change” Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem/NL

 

AWARDS

2019
Nomination "Loewe Craft Prize 2019" (for Suctus)

2013
Nomination "Harrie Tillie Award" (for Corpus) Stedelijk Museum Roermond/NL

2005
Marzee Award 2005 (for oeuvere) Gallery Marzee Nijmegen/NL

2004
Herbert Hofmann Award 2004 (for Iosis) Munchen/DE

2000
Françoise van den Bosch Award 2000 (for oeuvre) Amsterdam/NL

1995
Nomination "Design Prijs Rotterdam" (for Ouroboros) Rotterdam/NL

1993
Nomination "Design Prijs Rotterdam" (for Passio) Rotterdam/NL

1993
"Only One" prize, design of perfume bottle (for Passio)

1991
Nomination for the "Lage Landen Prijs" (for Interno), Kunstrai 91, Amsterdam/NL

 

ACQUISITION

2018
Design Museum, Tallinn/ES, gift by Ruudt Peters

2018
CODA Apeldoorns Museum Apeldoorn/NL, gift by Ruudt Peters

2017
CODA Apeldoorns Museum Apeldoorn/NL, gift by Riet & Johan van Lonkhuijsen

2017
Schmuck Museum, Pforzheim/DE

2016
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift by Lois and Bob Boardman USA

2016
Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York USA gift by Susan Grand Lewis USA

2016
Corning Museum of Glass Corning USA

2015
Museum of Contemporary Art of CAA, Hangzhou/CN

2015
Teylers Museum, Haarlem/NL gift by Lijsbeth Teding van Berkhout

2013
Victora & Albert Museum, London/UK gift by Louise Klapisch

2011
SM’s Stedelijk Museum, Hertogenbosch/NL

2011
Mint Museum craft&design Charlotte NC/USA

2010
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam/NL gift by Marjan & Gerard Unger,

2010
The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/USA, gift by Rita E. Newman

2008
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin/USA gift by Donna Schneier

2008
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC/USA gift by Donna Schneier

2007
Alice and Louis Koch Collection, CH

2006
Museum of Art and Design MAD New York/USA, gift by Susan Lewin

2006
Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht/NL

2005
The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/USA, gift by Ruudt Peters

2004 Staatliches Museum für angewandte Kunst Design in Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen On permanent loan from the Danner Foundation, Munchen/DE

2003 Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg/DE

2003
Amsterdams Historisch Museum/NL

2002
Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem/NL

2001
Musee des Arts Decorative, Paris/F

2001
RISD Museum, Providence/USA

2000
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam/NL

1996
Cooper Hewitt, Design Museum, New York/USA

1995 Museum für angewandte Kunst Design in Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen/DE. On permanent loan from the Danner Foundation

1995
Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn/NL

1995
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Montreal/C

1994
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam/NL

1994
Anger Museum Erfurt/DE

1992
Hiko Mizuno Art School, Tokyo/JP

1990
municipality of Amsterdam/NL

1990
municipality of Tilburg/NL

1989
Royal Penny Cabinet, Leiden/NL

1989
Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam/NL

1989
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna/A

1988
Rijksdient Beeldende Kunst, Den Haag/NL

1986
Cleveland County Museum, Middlesborough/GB

1986
Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art USA

 

BOOKS

2017
“BRON” text by Marina Elenskaya, Aaron Decker 

2015
“Simbolo” together with Evert Nijland, text by Luisa Bazzanella dal Piaz/IT

2015
"Dusza", text by Benedikt Fischer/PL

2013
"Qi", text by Fredric Baas/NL

2010
"Anima", text by Monica Gaspar/NL

2006
"Sefiroth", text by Jorunn Veiteberg/NL

2002
"Change" text by Liesbeth den Besten, Marie-Jose van den Hout, Rob Kurvers/NL

2000
"Pneuma", text by Gabi Dewald/NL

1999
"Vinkhoek", text by Tracy Metz/NL

1997
"Lapis", text by Gert Staal/NL

1995
"Ouroboros", text by Jan Hein Sassen/NL

1992
"Passio ", text by Marjan Unger/NL

1991
"Interno", text by Ans van Berkum/NL

1989
"Dedicated To", text by Ans van Berkum/NL

1986
"Verleden beelden", by Cees Strauss/NL