caren van herwaarden

curriculum vitae

Tilburg, 1961
Caren van Herwaarden moved from Amsterdam to the outskirts of 's-Hertogenbosch after 28 years. She works alternately in her studio in Amsterdam (WGplein) and 's-Hertogenbosch (Willem II factory)

 

Education

1984 - 1985 Rijksakademy for visual arts, Amsterdam
1981 - 1986 AKI, academy for visual arts  , Enschede



Exhibitions 

2019 'In dialogue', Het Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, duo with Leon Adriaans
2018 'Fragile We Are', Kadmium, Delft / duo with Helmie Brugman
  'Art4Kids', Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam / group
  'Off the Wall', Cloudgallery, Amsterdam, spatial collages with/on paper, curator Titia Voûte/ group
  'Nothing But Good', Park, Tilburg / group 
   'GUM' (eraser), Cacaofabriek, Helmond / group
  'Drawings', Museum De Buitenplaats, Eelde / group 
  'A Drift', exhibition WG expozaal, Amsterdam / group
  'Larger Than Life', installation for Chapel of Pathological Anatomical Laboratory, Amsterdam / duo with Gijs Assmann
  'From the collection' of VBCN- vereniging company-collection, Szépművészeti Múzeum, Fine Arts, Boedapest / group
2017 'Horses', Toonzaal Grave, Grave / solo
  'I Am Here', a plea for Presence', Galerie Lutz, Delft / duo with Eva Klee
  'Human Chain', Dutch Contemporary Drawings, Ballina Arts Centre, Ballina, Co.Mayo, Ireland / groep
  'Drawing Cabinet', jubilee exhibition, Museum Waterland, Purmerend / group
2016 'Van Gogh's Mini's, 80 View Boxes, 80 artists', Museum MOTI, Breda / Curator Cornel Bierens, group
  'Love, Me and the Other, The Other and Me', BKKC, Tilburg / group
  'From the Dutch Collection', museum Lazienki Krolewski, Warschau / group
  'Drawings', galerie Witteveen Visual Arts, Amsterdam / group
2015 'Anything But Homeless', a choice from the NOG collection, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam/ group
  'Drawingfestival II', Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam / group
  'MEDITATIES', Museum for Religious Art, Uden / group
Curator Wouter Prins, met Marina Abramovic (VS), Narda Beunders – Aldo van Eyck, Caren van Herwaarden, Madelon Hooykaas, Alexej von Jawlensky (Du), Saskia Janssen,Rob Sweere, Birgitta de Vos.
  'Through the Looking Glass, and What I Found There', De Vishal, Haarlem / group
2014 'He, She, We', galerie Studio van Dusseldorp, Tilburg / duo with Gijs Assmann
  Presentation The Annual Print, stichting Archeopteryx, Amsterdam
2013 'Two Solo’s', Drawing Centre Diepenheim, Diepenheim / solo
  'Living, Looking, Longing', Galerie Lutz, Delft / duo met Arno Kramer
2012 'Point of View', galerie 37, Haarlem / duo with Sandra Kruisbrink
  'WG Operation Room', installation with visual artist Jeroen Kee, WG kunst, Amsterdam
  'Aphrodite', De Vishal, Haarlem / group
  'The Absurd', Espace Enny, Laag Keppel en Tricot Winterwijk, Winterswijk / group
2011 'Book presentation Blijf!/Stay!', museum De Pont, Tilburg
  'Image', galerie Studio van Dusseldorp, Tilburg / duo with sculptur Niko de Wit
  'All about Drawing, 100 Dutch Drafters after 1945',Municipal Museum Schiedam / group
curatoren Arno Kramer en Diana A. Wind.
2010 'Collages", in Brummelkampgalerie en showcases of AMC, Amsterdam / duo with Sandra Kruisbrink
  'Different Tracks', Kunsthal 52, Den Helder / group
  'Winterreise', galerie Studio van Dusseldorp Tilburg, curator Marc Mulders / group
  'A Different Face', Municipal Museum Kampen with Marlene Dumas, Constant, Arnulf Rainer / group
2009 'Intensive Care', Het Oude Raadhuis, Hoofddorp / solo
  'Tefaf side-kick', Reuten en Reuten, Maastricht, group
  'In Miniaturer', Studio van Dusseldorp, Tilburg / group
  'Full of Passsion', Main Kerk in Breda with Albert Servaes (1883-1966) / duo with Marc Mulders, Marc Dejonkcheere foto's
2008 - 2009 'High Eyes', Municipal Museum Schiedam / duo with Erzsèbet Baerveldt
2008 ANANSI, SBK, Amsterdam / group
  'In the Sign of Poetry ' , Het Oude Raadhuis, Hoofddorp / group
2007 'Du bist die Ruhe' (You are Calmness), Galerie 25 Limited, Amsterdam, curator Jan Hein Sassen, oud-conservator Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / solo
  'New Loans Groningen 2007', Der Aa Church, Groningen / group
  'The New Dutch Watercolor', selectie uit de Hollandsche Aquarellisten Kring, Museum Rijswijk / groep
  '25 Faces', curator Arno Kramer, Galerie 25 Limited, Amsterdam / group
2006 'Water Works', Galerie 56, Tilburg / solo
  'Knockdown', Centrum Corrosia, Almere Haven / group
  'Pain, and Other Things' Galerie De Ruimte, IJmuiden / group
2005 'The Human Figure', Drawingcabinet Teylers Museum, anthology from the own collection from 1400 to the present / group
  'Almost Perfect', Municipal Museum Schiedam / groep
2004 'The Body Carries', Municipal Museum Roermond / duo with Jacomijn van der Donk
  -Brummelkamp Galerie AMC, Amsterdam / solo
2003 -Brummelkamp Galerie AMC, Amsterdam / solo
2002 Galerie Phoebus, Rotterdam / group
  Emergo, manifestatie W.G. terrein / group
2001 'When We Come Close', Pinacoteca Civica (Municipal Museum)
  'Gallileo Cattabriga' te Bondeno, provincie Ferrara, Italië / solo
1999 'Watercolor?', De Zaaijer', Amsterdam / group
1998 The Dutch Bank, Amsterdam / solo
  Museum Naturalis, Opening Exhibition , Leiden / solo
1997 Galerie Oele, Amsterdam / solo
1996 'Ligne d'horizon', Maison de la Culture Frontenac, Montreal, Canada / groep
1994 'Man-Woman-Animal', Het Oude Raadhuis, Aalsmeer / solo
1993 'Watercolors', Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden / solo
  'Zeichnungen', International Drawings, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Duitsland / groep
1989 Galerie CriCri, Amsterdam / solo

 

Collecties

  Akzo Nobel Art Foundation
  Ymere, Amsterdam 
  Teylers Museum, Haarlem
  De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam
  Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
  NOG collectie van het SNS REAAL Fonds
  Kunstcollectie AMC, Amsterdam
  Kunstcollectie LUMC, Leiden
  Naturalis, Museum voor Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden
  Anatomisch Museum, Leiden
  Pinacoteca Civica, (Stedelijk Museum) Bondeno, Italië
  SBK, Amsterdam
  SBK, Den Haag
  Artoteek Zuid Oost, Amsterdam
  Kunstcollectie Looyens- Loeff, Amsterdam
  Collectie Joop en An Groen, Vlaardingen
  Tekeningencollectie Henk van der Reijd
  Collection Cees Dam, Amsterdam

 

Travel / Residency's

2015 Artist in residence, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ierland
2012 Artist in residence, Rosario, Bever, België
2008 Artist in residence in geust studio ZIN, Vught, Nederland
2003 Artist in residence, Alcalalí, Spanje
1997 - 1998 Travelgrant & Artist in residence, Callosa d'Altería, Spanje

 

Side activities

2018-2020 With Ludo van Halem, Van Herwaarden is guest-curator for the Cacaofabriek in Helmond. They organize a monumental retrospective exhibition with contemporary water colorists: AQUAVIT. Autumn 2020
2018 In cooperation with choreographer Nishant Bhola, Van Herwaarden develops art / dance workshops for vulnerable elderly people. Organization: Time of your life, Roosendaal
2005 - heden Van Herwaarden develops workshops and thematic lectures from her visual arts. Very suitable as company training. As a trainer / coach she regularly works at Zin in Werk, a monastery for spirituality and meaning in Vught.

 

Commissions

2011 'I touch', in 2011 made by Herwaarden by order of the Department of Embryology-Pathology i.s.m. AMC Kunstzaken. I Touch is a wood relief for the relatives of people who made their bodies available to science.This work is situated in the AMC's Stiltecenter and can be seen there 24 hours a day.
2004 ‘Anatomical Lesson’ , commissioned by AMC Kunststichting, circulation 50 pieces
1996 Design and execution mural for the cutting room, Anatomical Embryological Laboratory, Leiden

Bibliography - publications

2010 "STAY! / STAY!", Dutch / English-language catalog published by TAB (Timmer Art Books) 96 pages full color, bound, hard cover. Specially written for this catalog: 'If you can not love, you are a poor person', by Diana A. Wind, director Stedelijk Museum Schiedam.
2008 'Spiritual art in Schiedam' Sandra Smets, NRC Handelsblad
  'Timeless embrace', Anne Berk, Het Financieele Dagblad
  Koert van de Velde, Dagblad Trouw
  'High Eyes', Bulletin text for Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
2007 Poetry poster in cooperation with Marc Tritsmans(poet) Stichting Plint, Eindhoven
  'Art of the Day' by Arno Kramer, Galeries.nl
2006 'The power of vulnerability', by Rob Perreé
2005 'The thirsty Muse ', Caren van Herwaarden, in: A circle for water, 60th anniversary of the Dutch Aquarellist Circle
  'Image Wins the War', by Caren van Herwaarden, HTV magazine
  'Almost Perfect', Ludo van Halem, Bulletin Municipal Museum Schiedam nummer 4
2004 'The Magic of Stains', Janneke Wesseling, AMC Magazine, januari 2004
  'Stain becomes Human', Publication of Stedelijk Museum Roermond for the exhibition The Body Carries
  'Bach, and the Art of Watercolor' by Simon Knepper, AMC Magazine
  'The Body Carries', Ridsert Hoekstra, Stedelijk Museum Roermond
  'The Anatomical Lesson ', lecture in the Concertgebouw by Jan Hein Sassen, former curator Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  'People in multiple ', by Janneke Wesseling, AMC Magazine december 2004
2001 'Quando ci si avvincina / When We Come Close', Bondeno, exhibition catalog, Pinacoteca Civica Galileo Cattabriga
  'Comfortparade', interview by Esther Polak in catalog 'When We Come Close'
1992 'Creoon', drawings and poems (Wim van Broekhoven) Uitgeverij De Uitgevers, Utrecht
1991 'Ode to Vladimir Majakovski', edition 25 pieces, handmade
1988 NRC handelsblad Cultureel Supplement, Rob Smolders
1986 'The beauty of the electricity pylons in the Dutch landscape 'Uitgeverij De Hef, Rotterdam
  tv- interview NCRV cultuurprogramma

More

2009 Participant of the Movement of Mercy
  Member of the Council of Imagination, advisory body ZINklooster, Vught
2004 Member Hollandsche Aquarellistenkring (HAK)
2002 Organisation EMERGO, Artmanifestation atelierWG, Amsterdam
1994 - 1996 Workperiod Anatomisch Museum, Leiden
1992 - 1993 Workperiod National Natuurhistorical Museum, Leiden concluded with a lecture