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exhibitions

2017 Coming: Solo Exhibition at Merry-Go-Round Gallery, Kyoto, Japan            + Solo Exhibition at Popotame Gallery, Tokyo, Japan – April 2017
2015 Solo exhibition at Merry-Go-Round Gallery                                           August-September 2015, Kyoto, Japan
2012 Group exhibition The Sheep Palette                                                                March 8 – 11, Kyoto, Japan
2010 Solo-exhibition, May 15 – May 29, at GalleryGallery                                   Kyoto International Contemporary Textile Art Centre, Kyoto, Japan
2009 Come Away With Me
30 October – 8 November, Minä Perhonen, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Art-Event
16 – 18 November 2007, Antwerp Expo, Antwerp, Belgium            International Art Fair
2007 Aanwas III
September 2007, Loods 6, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
BBK group exhibition
2007 Wake Up Call
July 2007, LLoyd hotel & Cultural Ambassy, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
group exhibition during Fashion Week Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2007 Graduation exhibition & catwalk Fashion & Design
Artemis Styling Academy, June 2007, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2006 Fashion Nitas / The Nature of it
November 2006 – January 2007, Walls Gallery, group exhibition
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2006 Self Nude Portrait, group exhibition
April 2006, Graphic Centre Den Bosch, ’s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
2006 200 Nails, group exhibition
June 2006, Breda, the Netherlands
2004 Tintelingen, September 2004 – November 2004                                     Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2004 Aanschouw, 1 work solo exhibition
June 2004, De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

education

1994 – 1997 Hospitality Management                                                                                  ROC Zadkine college, Rotterdam, the Netherlands – Gratuated.
2000 – 2005

 

Multimedia Arts
Academy for Art & Design St Joost, Breda, the Netherlands           Willem de Kooning Art Academy, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2005 – 2007

 

Fashion & Design
Artemis Styling Academy, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2007 Masterclass Textile Design & Development at Textile Museum, Tilburg, the Netherlands
2012 Japanese language at Kyoto International language Academy, Japan
2013 – 2016 Several courses in Pottery and Textile Design

work experience

2007 – present Self Employed Artist & Textile Designer
2014 Resident Artist & Technical Assistant at The Clay House                        In North Fremantle, West Australia
2010 – 2011 Housekeeping & dishwasher                                                                     Restaurant de Colonie & Hotel de Klok, Breda, the Netherlands
2000 Junior Trendwatcher, department Research & Development            WDS, dutch dynamic media design B.V., Rotterdam, the Netherlands
1998 – 1999 Secretary & Receptionist                                                                                           DTC, The Hague, the Netherlands
1998 Several Administration and Secretary jobs at Hospital and at Dutch Forensic Institute, Rijswijk, The Hague, the Netherlands
1996 – 1997 Waitress, Barista, Kitchen hand and management tasks                     for Apprenticeship Restaurant Manager                                                      at Stadskoffiehuys, Delft, the Netherlands                                                As part of my education in Hospitality Management (4 days a week working, 1 day a week school in the 3rd and last year of the education)
1992 – 1996 Several jobs in the Hospitality business, like:                                              – Catering at the Royal Library, the Hague, the Netherlands (for 5 years)                                                                                                                         – Kitchen hand at Restaurant Kijkduin, the Hague, the Netherlands  – Waitress at Grand café the Hague, the Netherlands                               – Kitchen hand and Waitress at Lunchroom Babylon, the Hague, the Netherlands

Artist-In-Residencies

2014 Artist-in-residence, Kyoto, Japan (October – November)
2011 Artist-in-residence, Kyoto, Japan (June – September)
2009 Artist-in-residence with ArtSource, Western Australia, Australia (April – June)
2008 Artist-in-residence, Tokyo, Japan (June – August)

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