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BiotopenDag 2018


C’mon C’mon Cameleon @ Vrijdag, Groningen

C'mon C'mon Cameleon

C'mon C'mon Cameleon

De opening is 7 maart om 16 uur in het kunstencentrum Vrijdag in Groningen. De expositie zal te zien zijn t/m 26 mei. Voor meer informatie:

Walstraat 34
9711 VS Groningen

A portrait show @ Melklokaal, Heerenveen

uitnodiging a portrait show

A portrait show
Opening 10 September 3pm

with Elma Alkema, Manu Baeyens, Ryszard Bolechowski, Machteld van Buren, Anne Feddema, Jochem Hamstra, Fons Hoiting, Tjibbe Hooghiemstra, Maria Jager, Tryntsje Nauta, Astrid Nobel, Dineke Oosting, Wynolt Visser, Aafke Ytsma


In de groepstentoonstelling ‘A portrait show’ staat het portret in de breedste zin van het woord (abstract, figuratief, 2 of 3 dimensionaal) centraal. Een behoorlijk ‘klassiek’ thema. Aanvankelijk symbool voor het streven naar natuurgetrouwheid, speelt het portrait nadien een cruciale rol bij de opkomst van het individualisme.

De tentoonstelling zal worden geopend door Peter van Lier, dichter, prozaïst en essayist.

Heremaweg 20-1

Arpeggio @ Biotoop, Haren



21 May 2017

A groupshow curated by Sjimmie Veenhuis

with Wessel Middelbos, Wouter Nijland, Aart Rudolphy, Jan Scheerhoorn, Martijn Schuppers, Jorrit Sinke, Jacob van der Veen, Sijmmie Veenhuis and Coen Vunderink

An arpeggio (Italian: [arˈpeddʒo]) is a type of “broken chord” where the notes that compose a chord are played or sung in a rising or descending order. (Wikipedia)

BiotOPENDAG 2017, de biotoop Haren


zondag 21 mei 2017

Open Dag van de Biotoop
Kerklaan 30, Haren

Voor de vierde keer op rij houdt De Biotoop, de creatieve broedplaats aan de Kerklaan in Haren, zijn jaarlijkse Open Dag. Tijdens het evenement, dat dit jaar plaatsvindt op zondag 21 mei, openen meer dan 100 kunstenaars, ambachtslieden, ontwerpers en culturele vernieuwers voor één dag hun deuren om het publiek kennis te laten maken met hun werk.

Datum en tijd:
Zondag 21 mei, van 11.00 tot 18.00 uur.

Toegang gratis

Adres: Kerklaan 30, Haren (Parkeren op het terrein tegenover de Hortus). Biotoop- van-Haren


Milkshake 3 @ Melklokaal, Heerenveen

Milkshake 3
15.01- 19.02.2017

Opening on Sunday 15 January at 3pm

Herewith I would like to invite you for the group show ‘Milkshake 3’ at Melklokaal, Heerenveen, the Netherlands. The participating artists are Allie van Altena, Remco Reijenga, Erica Scheper, Peter Geerts, Joyce ter Weele, Olger, Aebele Trijsburg and me.

The serie of work of mine on show here ‘black and white paintings’ are inspired by the colour theory of the German romanticist Philipp Otto Runge, he invented the colour globe. The equator is the well-known colour wheel with the primary red, yellow and blue. On this globe the poles are black and white, the result is a richer representation of the hue’s.

In this exhibition the works will be shown not only as paintings, but more as protagonists in a theater. An actor who plays several roles and who can transform an object – the role into a subject, and I would like to see my works as acting subjects or as figurants.

The opening speech will be held by Anne Feddema, artist, poet and writer.

Heremaweg 20-1
(former milkfactory “Jagtlust”)
8444 AP Heerenveen
info [at] melklokaal [dot] nl
open on Friday and Sunday 1-5pm and by appointment



Can’t touch this @ Melklokaal, Heerenveen

uitnodiging expo henrik Kröner

uitnodiging expo henrik Kröner

Can’t touch this
8.5 – 12.6. 2016

Opening on Sunday 8 May at 4pm

Herewith I would like to invite you for my solo show “Can’t touch this” at Melklokaal, Heerenveen, the Netherlands.
My recent works of the past three years will be shown. The paintings resemble airy colored pencil drawings on thin squared canvas which are a reminiscent of paper in an school notebook. The sense of touch will be turned into the sense of sight and vice versa. To touch with your eyes, retina. A research on color and perception.

The opening speech will be held by Sybrandt van Keulen editor of “Hoe filosofie en kunst werken” (Boom 2014).

The installation ‘In a world of whipped cream’ by Joyce Zwerver (1990)

Heremaweg 20-1
(former milkfactory “Jagtlust”)
8444 AP Heerenveen
info [at] melklokaal [dot] nl
open on friday and sunday 1-5pm and by appointment

Teach me a new language @ Tetem, Enschede

Flyer Tetem

Teach me a new language
TETEM kunstruimte – Enschede (NL)

Drawing is a language that is universally readable and can be expressed in various ways: not only in the drawing style, but also in its experimental forms. Curated by the artist duo Kruisdijk/Kuilboer (Ben Kruisdijk & Conny Kuilboer), ‘Teach me a new language’ presents an inter visual universe of drawings in the languages of the following artists:

Steven Baelen, Paul Beumer, Quinta Bies, Marcel van Eeden, Paulien Follings, Bas Kosters, Henrik Kröner, Femmy Otten, Kars Persoon, Abner Preis, Sebastiaan Schlicher and Charlotte Schleiffert.

The diversity in drawing is just one of many starting-points of the exhibition. In addition to a selection of (inter)national artists that are active both within and outside the field of drawing, the exhibition has a strong link with the art academy AKI ArtEZ Enschede. How does the work of the artists who have been educated at the AKI relate to that of the other exhibitors? Is there a clear AKI visual language or is the diversity a recognizable motif in the work of all the participants?

This exhibition is part of Drawing Front: the nationwide manifestation for contemporary drawing, initiated by Kunstvereniging Diepenheim / Drawing Centre Diepenheim in collaboration with 20 art spaces all over the Netherlands.

10/03/2016 – 08/05/2016
Opening: Sunday 13 March at 15:00 with the performance ’Sending beauty’ by Abner Preis

TETEM kunstruimte
Stroinksbleekweg 16
7523 ZL Enschede

PPP, PAINT! – Part 2: The Affair Of Painting – FMI Alumni Exhibition



Opening Exhibition The Affair of Painting – Monday 26 October, 16-18 hours

In 2014 the Frank Mohr Institute organized the alumni event Mmm, MOHR MOHR MOHR: a relay of exhibitions in 6 different venues in Haarlem.
This fall (2015) we are planning the event PPP, PAINT!: a series of exhibitions, lecturers and (un)conferencing.

Please your attention for the PPP, PAINT! – Part 2: the FMI Alumni Exhibition The Affair Of Painting. Please find enclosed the flyer, designed by FMI alumnus Christiaan Drost.


Jeroen Glas, Mariëlle Buitendijk, Aili Zhang, Huub Vlemmings, Fabian Westphal, Rob Bouwman, Susanna Inglada, Bi Rongrong, Thijs Jansen, Ron Amir, Aldwin van de Ven, Jisan Ahn, Summer Yoon, Henrik Kröner

The exhibition is completed by curator Ton Mars and can be visited on weekdays from Monday 19OCT on.
Due to the Autumn holidays (19-23OCT – limited opening hours), the Official Opening is planned on Monday 26OCT (16-18 hours).
Another side event on the final day of the exhibition (SAT 07NOV) is the FMI Open Day with a seminar, studio visits and bites/drinks… We’ll keep you posted on the different events.

You are cordially invited to attend the Official Opening on Monday 26OCT, 16-18 hours in de Koepelzaal. Venue: Minerva Art Academy – Frank Mohr Institute, Praediniussingel 59, NL-9711 AG Groningen.

Best regards,
Minerva Art Academy – Frank Mohr Institute
Marketing & Communications

Birgitte Janssen



Miscellaneous Lines @ Sign, Groningen

A groupshow with Sibylle Eimermacher, Ben Kruisdijk, Conny Kuilboer, Sjoerd Westbroek, Henrik Kröner

Exhibition views

MISCELLANEOUS LINES reveals a network of ideas and creates an open playing- field in which the connections between the individual works of art is exposed as far as the content is concerned. Concepts and materials relate to each other in a new way, content emerges by the interaction between the works and the space.
The result is not clear-cut and will be determined by the possibilities of choice which an undecided something is part of. The artists are interested in the way this undecided can be exploited and realised. From this almost tactile process an other constellation comes into existence in which new and (modifi ed) existing works have to relate to each other in various disciplines like painting, installations, assemblies, spatial interventions and works with social operandi.

duration: 12 april 2015 – 10 may 2015

opening on 12 april – 17.00 hours

Winschoterkade 10
9711 EA Groningen (NL)

DEF ecard MiscellaneousLines