Bikkel Artist (Vlaardingen, NL, born Curaçao, 1948)

GLASS DESIGN AND VISUAL ARTIST (Professional)

Willem de Kooning Academy/ University of Professional Education Rotterdam, The Netherlands . Year of graduate: 2002 with exceptional exam

 

Each glass object and painting has a signed certificate of authenticity. The process of working is spontaneous. She works with vibrant colors and strong shapes. Emotions play an important role in this. Everything reflects the warmth of her native Curaçao.

Bikkel glass designs and paintings are in well-known museums and private collections. Such as the Voorlinden museum and The Curaçaosch Museum.

Bikkel Museum - Founder and Curator, 2004-present

Zervas Art Club, Rotterdam – Founder and President, 2021 - present

WAG NL - Honorary Member, 2011-present

WAG Children Project NL - Coördinator, 2015-present

RAR – Member Artists' Association at Spijkenisse, 2019-present

 

@Trademarks Register since 2004. Reg. nr. 0755087

KvK Rotterdam: reg nr  24238842

 

Bikkel Artwork included in International MUSEA

2021. Collection Chang Kil-Hwan Art Museum, Fantapia M, Republic of Korea.

2020. Collection Haegeumgang Theme Museum, South Korea.

2020. Collection of Palmieri Foundation, Lecce, Italy.

 

Prize: 

2020. International prize "New York City", White Space Gallery, 555 West Street, Chelsea, NY

2020. Silver Certificate Award. At Primo Piano Gallery. Lecce, Italy. For Glass design ”Africa woman black head”

 

Award:

2020. Art Merit Award by Costanza Foundation.

2020. AWARD. Online solo Bikkel at Online Art Gallery Zervas Art

 

Certificate:

2021. Certificate. “International Women’s Day” at MS Art Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

2021. Certificate. “Art Nigde International”, Nigde, Turkey

2020. Certificate. WAG International Artistic Organization

2020. Certificate. Online solo Bikkel at Online Art Gallery Zervas Art

2020. Participation International Art Project WeContemporary 2019

 

Bikkel at work in Public Space:

2021:  Auction of ’restoration work at Engelenburgerbrug, Dordrecht’, May 15th, 2021

2021. “De Overkant”, Ouddorp, NL.

2021. “Hofsteeg”, Dordrecht, NL

 

National and International Solo- and Group Exhibitions:

2021. VLAARDINGEN, NL. Solo (7) at Bikkel Museum, till July 2021

2021. NIGDE, TURKEY. ‘Artquake 7’, June/July 2021

2021. SPIJKENISSE, NL. Town hall Nissewaard, curated by Friedie Kloen. Till October 2021

2021. NIGDE, TURKEY. ‘Artquake 6’, April 2021

2021. MS GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, U.S.A. ‘International Women’s Day’. March, 2021

2021. SPIJKENISSE, NL. Town hall, October 2020 till April 2021, curated by Friedie Kloen

2021. OUDDORP, NL. Trio at Gallery De Overkant. November 2020 till July 2021

2021. DORDRECHT, NL. Duo at Gallery Hofsteeg. December 2020 till April 2021

2020. LECCE, Italy, 2020, May 25th till June 7th, 2020, curated by Dores Sacquina Dores Sacquegna at Palmieri's Foundation

2020. SPIJKENISSE, NL. Town hall, October 16th 2019 till April 16th, 2020, curated by Friedie Kloen

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2021: Frontpage VOEKS ONLINE nr. 10 – 2021, May 2021

2021: VOEKS ONLINE nr. 10 – 2021, Page 14, May 2021

2021: Article and photo at AD de Dordtenaar, May 15th, 2021

2021: Article and photo’s at Dordt Centraal, May 15th, 2021

2021: Article and photo at AD de Dordtenaar, May 3th, 2021

2021: Article and photo’s at Dordt Centraal, April 30th, 2021

2020:  Voeks-online, nr 17, page 5. voeks.nl

2020:  cover at Voeks-online, nr 16. Text on page 3. voeks.nl

2020:  Voeks-online, nr 15. voeks.nl

2020: Article at Nieuwsbrief Society Het Meisjeshuis, 15-06-2020, by Josée Claassen, art historian.

 

INTERVIEW:

2021: Television interview at RTV Dordrecht, May 15th, 2021

2021: Radio interview. May 6th, 2021.

  • May 8th, 2021 in "Mens & Samenleving", via chanel SCHIE FM. (www.schie.nu)
  • May 9th, 2021 in "Mens & Samenleving", via chanel SCHIE FM. (www.schie.nu)
  • May 10th till May 14th, 2021 in 'Het RegioMagazine', at Omroep Vlaardingen (www.omroepvlaardingen.nl)  
  • Also at Programm 'De Late Avond', a project of 13 local broadcasts in the regio. (www.delateavond.nl)