Emmy Bergsma, drawing artist

Personal details

Born 1960, The Netherlands

Lives and works in  Zwolle – the Netherlands [NL]

mail@emmybergsma.nl

0031 [0]6-15350565

Education and workperiods on location

2022                  Artist in Residence AiR van Gogh Zundert

2020                  Artist in residence in Drawing Centre Diepenheim NL
2020                  Workperiod in Les Landes [France],  Project Grant TaNDem Euregio
2018                  Work periods in Calabria [Italy] and Bialowieza [Poland], Project Grant TaNDem Euregio
2014                  Masterclass Drawing Center Diepenheim by Jans Muskee
1990                  Work period Indonesia [Java, Madura and Kei Islands]
1985 – 1990    Bachelor of Fine Arts,  AKI, ArtEZ, Academy of  Visual Arts, Enschede NL,
1987                  Work period Rome, Italy

Grants

2020                   Project Grant TaNDem, Euregio
2018                  Project Grant TaNDem, Euregio
1991 & 1992     Start stipendia Gemeente Zwolle
1990                 Stipendium NUFFIC – 3 month work period in Indonesia
1987                 Stipendium AKI – Academy of arts – work period Rome [Italy]

Publications

2021          AMONG THE TREES Susanne von Bülow, Emmy Bergsma & Sumana Roy

2019          LICHTUNG, TaNDem kunst Euregio

2015          DIALOG 1, Kloster Bentlage Rheine, Kunst uit huis, Collectie Wilploo en Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

2009          Blue in black, Stedelijk Museum Zwolle

Press

Parool
Nooit meer slapen [radio]
Stentor
Kunstbeeld
Grafschafter Nachrichten
NDR [radio]Gelderlander

Drawingperformances

2014               PlantMaps 3.0, PPP-Performance-Artfestival in Münster and Münsterland [D]
1994               Phone home, Marktplatz Lünen, Tele-Artproject Lünen [D]

Commission

2014                Trendbureau Overijssel – Toekomstbeelden
2013                Stichting Beeldruimte – Boombeelden, Landgoed den Alerdinck, Heino
1996                Bouwburo Houten – Kerkgebouw Sjalom Den Bosch

Others

2015                Guest teacher drawing AKI Academie of visual arts – Enschede
2009 – 2013     Artistic leader GRENSWERTE, a Dutch-German Art Programm EUREGIO
2006 – 2012    Kunst & Cultuur Overijssel, projectmanager
1992 – 1995    Curator Galerie Het Langhuis Zwolle NL

Works in collections

Rabobank, Rijksmuseum Twenthe Enschede, Vice Versa, Kunstuitleen Hof 88 Almelo, private collections in Germany, the Netherlands and the US


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