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exhibitions

2019 Coming: Solo exhibition at Merry-Go-Round Gallery, Kyoto, Japan  August 31 – September 11
2018 Coming: Solo exhibition at NEST Art & Design Gallery, Darlington, Perth Hills, West Australia
2017 A stall selling my fashion & interior textiles and accessories at Perth Makers Market in Applecross, Perth Australia in December
2017 Solo Exhibition at Merry-Go-Round Gallery, Kyoto, Japan April 2017
2016 A stall selling my fashion & interior textiles and accessories at Perth Makers Market in Applecross, Perth Australia in October and December
2016 Group exhibition and art auction SHAC UP! for SHAC (Sustainable Housing for Artists and Creatives) at the Fibonacci Centre in Fremantle, Australia – April
2015 Solo exhibition at Merry-Go-Round Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, August-September 2015
2013 A stall at Craft Hatch market (CBD Melbourne Australia) in June, selling my fashion & interior textiles and accessories
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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