Bikkel Artist (Netherlands, born on Curaçao, 1948)

GLASS DESIGN AND PAINTINGS (Professional)

Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

Year of graduate: 2002 with judicium exceptional

 

The process of working is spontaneous. Bikkel 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 Museum Voorlinden, The Curaçao Museum, Museum Maassluis, etc.

 

2021. Winner Stimulate PRIZE ‘Waterweg Cultuur Prijs 2021’ with Project ‘Schilderen aan het Scheur’

 

  • Bikkel Museum - Founder and Curator, 2004-present
  • World Art Games (WAG) - WAG NL Honorary Member, 2011-present
  • OPERA “Mijn Kleurrijk Verleden” - PRODUCER and LIBRETTO by Bikkel Artist. 2012. Within Music of F. Poulenc under Poems of P. Elouard. World Première: November 16th 2012 at Stadsgehoorzaal Vlaardingen, The Netherlands.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h-8uAp-hHU&hd=1

  • WAG Children Project (WAG CP) - WAG CP NL Coördinator, 2015-present
  • Regio Art Rijnmond (RAR) – Member Artists' Association at Spijkenisse, 2019-present
  • Zervas Art Club, Rotterdam – Founder and President, 2021 – present

 

@Trademarks Register since 2004. Reg. nr. 0755087

KvK Rotterdam: reg nr  24238842

 

Bikkel Artwork selected by jury in International MUSEA and Foundation

2022. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea, selected the work “From the depth”” fort he collaboration exhibition (two international artists make one painting, one artist per country.)

2022. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea, selected the work “fugitives” for the 3th Intern. Art Exhibition “Beyond the Borders”

2021. Stimulate PRIZE ‘Waterweg Cultuur Prijs 2021’ with Bikkel Project ‘Schilderen aan het Scheur’

2021. Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam. (painting ‘Reflections Depot BvB’, artwork selected for in posterframes throughout Rotterdam, 1-14th nov)

 

Bikkel Artwork included in International MUSEA

2022. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea (painting “Fugitives”)

2021. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea (painting “Giraffe”)

2020. Haegeumgang Theme Museum, South Korea. (painting “Flowers”)

 

Bikkel Artwork included in International Art Collections

2021. Collection Fondazione Campana dei Canduti (glass “Fishing Woman”)

2020. Collection of Palmieri Foundation, Lecce, Italy. (glass, Africa Woman Black Head)

 

National and International Solo- and Group Exhibitions

2022. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea, “From the depth”, for collaboration exhibition

2022. Fantapia M, Chang Kil-Hwan Museum, Korea, “fugitives” for 3th Intern. Art Exhibition “Beyond the Borders”

2022. Italy, San Cataldo (CL). organized by La Fondazione Costanza at “Sala Borsellino del Comune di San Cataldo”

2022. Netherlands, Groesbeek. Glass exhibition ‘Metamorfosen’ at “Kapel onder de Bogen”, Dekkerswald,  organized by Ria Lap

2022. Netherlands, Zoetermeer. "Kleurrijk Zoetermeer" at Baztille, organized by Marijke Pel

2022. India, Lucknow, digital exhibition organized by Vinita Rathaur

2022. Turkey, Cappadocia. International group exhibition Artquake-9, organized by Safa Büte, President of Art Niğde International.

2022. Italy, Torino. Mail art project organized by Marta Valls

2022. Gallery RAR. Trio exhibition with Angela Scholten, Elly Ramirez-Pruijn, Bikkel.

2022. U.S.A. Artavita contest “Hope”. Bikkel is one of the 100 finalists. 609 artists participated with 1682 works.

2022. Stadhuis Spijkenisse/Nisselande

2022. Bikkel Museum, Maassluis

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2022. Maassluise Courant, article by Chrit Wilshaus, May 5th 2022, page 13, named "Waterweg inspiratiebron bij Schilderen aan het Scheur".

2022. Maassluise Courant/De Schakel, 21 oktober 2021 – Frontpage. Photo by Robin Butter.

2022. WAG Calendar 2022. Bikkel glass design at front page.