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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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