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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

2014 - today
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

 

AWARDS

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

 

BOOKS

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