resume

Education

2009-2010  Master of Fine Arts, Sandberg Instituut/ Amsterdam / The Netherlands.

1988-1993  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Academie StJoost / Breda / The Netherlands.

Shows and exhibitions

2017

‘Mo(nu)ment’ / Arte Concordia 2017 / Rotterdam / NL /  openbare ruimte (groep)

‘Origin of light’ / Code Rood / Arnhem / NL (solo presentatie)

‘Raakvlakken” -beelden in Leiden / Achmea gebouw / Leiden / NL (groep)

‘Beeldentuin achter de Westduinen’ / Ouddorp / NL (groep)

‘In Vitro’ / ETZ Elisabeth Ziekenhuis / Tilburg / NL (solo)

‘Kunstrai’ – Jan van Hoof / Amsterdam / NL (groep)

‘Consolation of Physics’ / Jan van Hoof Galerie / Den Bosch / NL (duo)

COCON- / ‘Liefde Tussen De Lijnen’ / De Grote Post  Oostende / Belgium (festival) – BouwmeesterDonck

COCON -‘A different night at the Opera’ / Operadagen Rotterdam / Rotterdam / NL (opera festival) – BouwmeesterDonck

KRATER -‘Into The great Wide Open’ / Vlieland  / NL (musiek festival) -BouwmeesterDonck

KRATER -‘Podium Bloos’ / Breda / NL (performance festival) – BouwmeesterDonck

2016

‘Pre-present’/Huis Barnaart / Kunstlijn Haarlem / The Netherlands (group)

‘COCON’ / Museum De Pont / with Dyane Donk / Tilburg / The Netherlands (special project)

‘4 generations’ / Hans Joris Tuinarchitecten / Brouchem / Belgium (outdoo/group)

Galerie Reuten / Amsterdam (group)

Beeldentuin Achter de Westduinen / Ouddorp / The Netherlands (outdoor/group)

Kasteeltuinen Arcen / Arcen / The Netherlands (group)

‘De man achter het varken / Rosa / Breda / The Netherlands (group)

‘COCON’ / with Dyane Donck / Cultuurnacht / Electron / Breda / The Netherlands (Festival)

2015

‘Voisinage’, Latuvu Bage France (duo with Arjan Janssen).

‘H2O’ / Bibliotheek / Tilburg / The Netherlands. with Dyane Donck and Nick J. Swart
Art Rotterdam / Galerie Reuten / Rotterdam (group)
2014
‘Knock Knock’ / Stichting het Raam / Venlo / The Netherlands. (group)‘H2O’ a soundpiece in collaboration  with Dyanne Donck (sound) and Nick J. Swart (poetry) /November Music /Den Bosch / The Netherlands. (festival)
‘Into and out of the Woot’ / Artspace Woot / Antwerpen / België (solo)
‘Lon Robbe & Iris Bouwmeester’ / R & R Galerie Reuten, Amsterdam / The Netherlands (duo).
2013
‘Kunstwordtterugkunst’ presentation at SMAK, municipal museum of contemporary art / Ghent / Belgium (group)
‘Katernen’ / Van Abbemuseum / Eindhoven / The Netherlands (group)
‘Don’t be evil’, a Rosa exhibition / Electron / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
Presentation / Amphia Hospital / Breda / The Netherlands (solo)
2012
Galerie Hein Elferink / Staphorst / The Netherlands (duo)
‘Landkunst op de Buisse Heide’ / Vincent van Goghhuis / Zundert / The Netherlands (land art, group)
‘NumerO’ / Hove/ Belgium (group)
‘Kunstrai Galerie Hein Elferink / Amsterdam / The Netherlands (group)
‘CREATOR’ / Hedah / Maastricht / The Netherlands (group)
‘Love My Demons’ / Zwolle / The Netherlands (group) – artist/curator
‘Tot het bot’ / BKKC / Tilburg / The Netherlands (group)
‘Een Rosa Poëtica / Onnomatopee / Eindhoven / The Netherlands (group)

‘Multiverse’ Meester- Leerling project / Kunstpodium T / Tilburg / The Netherlands (group)
‘Supermarket” / met Greylight Projects / Stockholm / Sweden (group)
2011
‘Lotus 8’ / Stichting het Raam / Venlo / The Netherlands (solo)
‘Heavenly accidents’ / Backlit Studios / Nottingham / Great Britain (solo)
‘Paranoid Thought Blur My Vision’ / Greylight Projects / Hoensbroek / The Netherlands (solo)
‘NUMERO 131 / Zoersel / Belgium (solo)
‘Katernen’ / Harelbeke / Belgium (group)
‘Art Amsterdam’ – Galerie Hein Elferink / Amsterdam / The Netherlands (group)
2010
Galerie Hein Elferink / Staphorst / The Netherlands (duo)
‘Re-cycle’ / Fort Sypenstyn / Loosdrecht / The Netherlands (land art)
‘Big Black’ / Previous-Next / IS-Projects / Leiden / The Netherlands (group)
‘Art-Pie’ / Westergasfabriek / Amsterdam / The Netherlands (group)
‘Art Karlsruhe’ – Galerie Hein Elferink / Karlsruhe / Germany (group)
2009
‘Was ist ist, was nicht ist ist möglich’ / Stichting Rosa / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Start’ / Galerie Hein Elferink / Staphorst / The Netherlands (group)
2008
‘Presentation European Ceramic Art Center (EKWC) / Den Bosch / The Netherlands (solo)
‘Presenation AIR Bergen / United Sardine Factory / Bergen / Norway (solo)
‘Landart Diessen’ / Diessen / The Netherlands (land art)
‘Drie tot de derde macht’ / Galerie 48/ Breda/ The Netherlands (group)
‘Superstructuur B’ / Lokaal 01 / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Tuinen van Drulon’ / Loye sur Arnon / France (land art)
‘Lumen 3’ / De Hallen / Brussel / Belgium (group)
2007
‘Question of Virtue’ / Lambertuskerk / Etten-Leur / The Netherlands (group)
‘Paulo Post Futurum’ / Lokaal01 / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Kommst du ich kann nicht mehr’ / Gebouw F / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Nieuwe aanwinsten’ / De Cacaufabriek / Helmand / The Netherlands (group)
Lumen 2’ / Galerie Jan Colle / Gent / Belgium (group)
2006
‘Lumen’ / De Hallen / Geel / Belgium (group)
‘Studio Rianne de Witte’ / Tilburg / The Netherlands (group)
2005
‘Presenation AIR Appelboom / La Pommerie’ / Saint Sétier / France (solo)
‘Fort Rammekes’ / Vlissingen / The Netherlands (duo)
‘ F ‘ / Gebouw F / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘KUS’ / Electron / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Alles van waarde moet weg’ / DE Cacaufabriek / Helmond / The Netherlands (group)
2004
‘Etalage’ / Salsedo / Breda / The Netherlands (solo)
De Fabriek / Eindhoven / The Netherlands (group)
2003
‘Twijgentoren’ / Jaar van de boerderij / Het Lammerikswonner / Enschede / The Netherlands (land art)
De Fabriek / Eindhoven / The Netherlands (group)
Galerie help u zelven / Winterswijk / The Netherlands (group)
Minard schouwburg / Gent / Belgium (group)
Fort 4 / Mortsel / Belgium (group)
‘Rosa toont werk 3’, with Simon Kentgens / Stichting Rosa / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Plus’ / Museum de Beyerd / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Tijdelijke onderkomens’ / Germinahof / Sterksel / The Netherlands (land art)
‘Superstructuur’ / Lokaal 01 / Antwerpen / Belgium (group)
2002
‘Presentation AIR’ / United Sardine Factory / Bergen / Norway
‘Lightcatchers’ / Kunstuitleen Breda / Breda / The Netherlands
‘Etalage’ / Idee-Fixe/ Breda / The Netherlands (solo)
2001
‘Het leven op aarde’ / Pictura / Dordrecht / The Netherlands (duo)
‘Stadsnomaden’ / Breda / The Netherlands (public art)
‘Salon 5’/ NBKS / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Grasboter’ / Lokaal 01 / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
‘Hortus Ludi’ / Galerie Phoebus / Rotterdam / The Netherlands (group)
‘Artevent’ / Helmond / The Netherlands (group)
2000
‘Uniprix Petit’ / Lokaal 01 / Antwerpen/ Belgium (group)
‘Bekendmaking’ / Anastasis / Turnhout/ Belgium (group)
1999
‘Traject’ / Baarle Nasseau / The Netherlands (land art)
‘Fort Sabina’ / Willemstad / The Netherlands (land art)
1998
‘Bones’ / Lokaal 01 / Breda / The Netherlands (solo)
‘Ik was uw leraar’ / De Slijperij / Geel / Belgium (group)
1997
‘Avonduren’ / Begane Grond / Utrecht / The Netherlands (group)
‘Room’ / StuArt Galerie / Bergen op Zoom / The Netherlands (duo)
‘Kunst op de Koekoek’ / Etten-Leur / The Netherlands (land art)‘Vesting ‘97’ / Fort Vuren / Vuren / The Netherlands (group)
‘Uitgelicht 2’/ Kunstrai / Amsterdam / The Netherlands (group)
1996
‘Appartement Noord’/ Antwerpen / Belgium (group)
‘In Vitro’ / Stichting Rosa / Breda / The Netherlands (group)
1995
Adriaan Wulfse Startgalerie / Amersfoort/ The Netherlands (duo)
‘Buitenbeelden Boechout’ / Boechout / Belgium (land art)
‘Rosa’ / Stichting Rosa / Breda / The Netherlands (duo)
Veemvloer / Amsterdam / The Netherlands (duo)

Other activities

2014-2017

Club Solo artist-run space / Co-founder, artistic team & organisation / Breda / The Netherlands

2012-2013

KunstpodiumT / Guest curator for Meester & Student Project / Tilburg / The Netherlands

2009-2012

Board member, research team under the auspices of Camiel Van Winkel, Academy Sint Joost

2003-2015

Academy for Art and Design St Joost / Lecturer in Visual Arts / Breda & Den Bosch / The Netherlands

1995-2012

Stichting Rosa / Co-founder, arts center / Breda / The Netherlands

2009

Brabants Kunst en Kultuur Centrum / Board member, / Tilburg / The Netherlands

2002-2004

Noord Brabantse Kunst Stichting / Board member, / Breda / The Netherlands

commissions

2010

‘Dunes’/ proposal for land art at Sandstone Quarry / Winterswijk /The Netherlands

2008

‘Exotica’ / bronze sculpture for renovated harbour of Breda / Breda / The Netherlands

‘Carpets’/ proposal for open air theatre Oisterwijk / Oisterwijk / The Netherlands

2006

‘Kalypso’/bronze sculpture in public space / Van Coothplein / Breda / The Netherlands

‘Bron’ / proposal for a sculpture at Avans University / Breda / The Netherlands

prizes / stipendia / grants

2012

Work grant / Mondriaanfonds / The Netherlands

2010

Project grant / BKKC / Tilburg / The Netherlands

2009

Project grant / BKKC / Tilburg / The Netherlands

2008

Project grant / BKKC / Tilburg / The Netherlands

2007

Project grant / NBKS / Breda / The Netherlands

2005

Project grant / NBKS / Breda / The Netherlands

2003-2007

Work grant / Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst / The Netherlands

2001

Project grant / NBKS / Breda / The Netherlands

2000-2003

Work Grant / Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst / The Netherlands

1997-2000

Work grant / Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst / The Netherlands

1995

Starters grant/ Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst / The Netherlands

1994

Starters grant / Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst / The Netherlands

1993

Sint Joost penning 1993 / Academy prize Sint Joost / Breda / The Netherlands

artist-in-residence

2015

AIR Latuvu / Bages / France

2012

Vincent van Gogh Artist-in-Residence / Zundert / The Netherlands

2008

European Ceramic Workcenter (EKWC) / Den Bosch / The Netherlands

2008

AIR United Sardine Factory / Bergen / Norway

2005

AIR Appelboom La Pommerie / Saint Sétier / France

2002

AIR United Sardine Factory  / Bergen / Norway

publications / articles

2013

Kunstwordtterugkunst nr 5 / Magazine for new arts

2012

‘Een Rosa Poetica’ / Theatre text about the four artists of Rosa (Thomas Bakker, Iris Bouwmeester, Simon Kentgens en Arjan janssen) / author: Ad van Rosmalen / introduction by Camiel van Winkel / published by Onomatopee / Eindhoven / The Netherlands (Dutch-English)

2011

‘Paranoid thoughts blur my vision’ /published by Greylight Projects

2010

‘Object/Affect – dingen en teksten’ / Het tweeledig lichaam van het object / published by uitgeverij Pels&Kemper

2008

‘Photophobia’ / publication about Bouwmeester’s 2002-2008 installations / text by Anik See / design by Pepijn Zwart (Dutch-English)

‘Versmelting van Oeuvres’ / author: Annemarie Poels / article (<H>Art 10-97-08 / about Lumen 3

‘Niet denken, niet denken’ / text by Margriet Kemper / published on the occasion of the Cacaufabriek’s new acquisitions

2007

‘Dossier 01’ / author: Karin de Jong / naar aanleiding van 25 jaar lokaal 01

2006

‘KUS’ / text by Rebecca Nelemans (art exhibition catalogue)

‘Bij wijze van spreken’ / text by Elly Stegeman / published on the occasion of the exhibition ‘Bij wijze van spreken, Pictura’ / Stichting Rosa

2005

Een soort reis, ‘Een soort reis………’ / text by Derk Thijs / published on the occasion of the exhibition ‘Gebouw F’) / Stichting Rosa