C.V. Gerda Kruimer, 1963, Dutch artist


1987-1991: Academy of Arts Gerrit Rietveld, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monumental Arts
1983-1987: Academy of Arts Amsterdamse Academie voor Beeldende Vorming, The Netherlands,
first grade drawing and art history
1983: Athenaeum

Selection of Expositions:

2018: Penséesauvages 2018, Biennale d'Art Contemporain Dourdan, France
2018: Contemporary Contemplations, samenstelling: René Eicke en Gerda Kruimer, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2018: Back to Basic, E.M. Galerie, Kollum
2018: Viering 10 jaar IS-projects, Marktsteeg 10, Leiden

Arti Salon, Arti 
et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2017: Winterkabinet, Amstelpark 13, Amsterdam
2017: Zomertentoonstelling, LaKaserna, Bad Nieuweschans
2017: Order is half of life, Vishal, Haarlem
2017: Tekenkabinet, Museum Waterland​, Purmerend

2017: ContraRitmeMuseum Kranenburgh, Bergen
2017: Curator and participant of the exhibition Kunst = een Veelkoppige Draak, KCB 70-Year anniversary, Museum Kranenburgh Bergen

2016: C
urator and participant of the exhibition Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Expo Koel310, Alkmaar
2016: Arti Salon,  Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2016: Tekenkabinet in de huiskamer, Kalkmarkt 8, Amsterdam
2016: Reactie op Constant, 
Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
Penséesauvages 2016, Biennale d'Art Contemporain Dourdan, France
2016: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam
2016: BETEKENEN, solo in Expo van Koel310, Alkmaar
DRAWING FRONT met Tekenkabinet, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam

2016: KCB Contrasten, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen

This Art Fair met Tekenkabinet, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
2015: Tekenkabinet 3, kunstENhuis Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
2015: ROOD, Vitrine / Centrum Beeldende Kunst Amsterdam 
2015: Tekenkabinet 3, Museum Waterland, Purmerend
2015: Abstract Objects, Galery Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam
2015: KCB Beelden Binnen 1,
Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
2015: Vitrine / Centrum Beeldende Kunst Amsterdam 

2015: Jubileum Salon, 175 jaar Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2015: Art Karlsruhe met Galerie Franzis Engels, Germany

2014: Absoluut Anders, Galerie Franzis Engels, Amsterdam
2014: 3 X Abstract, expo72, Alkmaar
2014: "Pensées Sauvages", Biennale d'Art Contemporain Dourdan, France

2014: Kunstrai met Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam
2014: 100 € Show, Kers Gallery, Amsterdam
2014: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam
2014: Architectuur-Associaties, Kranenburgh, Bergen 
2014: Nieuwe Aanwinsten, CBK Amsterdam
2014: "Stroom Lijnen", CBK Amsterdam

2013: "Verzamelen", Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam
2013: "De Salon" Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2013: Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen

2013: Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam
2013: SBK Galerie 59, Amsterdam
2013: "Intermezzo", KCB, Bergen
2013: RAW Art Fair met Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Rotterdam

2012: “Parallax Art Fair”, New York City, USA
2012: “Contemporary Drawing 2012”, 3 exhibitions, Swiss Art Space, Lausanne, Switzerland
2012: “Baas Galgo”, exhibition, art auction and benefit dinner, Museum Schunck Restaurant 5.0, Heerlen
2012: “Feest”, KCB, Bergen
2012: “De Salon”, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam
2012: Open Ateliers Jordaan

2011: “Going Up”, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2011: “Open Einde”, KCB, Bergen
2011: “Nieuwe Aanwinsten”, CBK, Amsterdam
2011: “Minnen en Maken”, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

2010: “Artist Portfolio”, Participation The Drawing Center, New York, Viewing Program
2010: “Uitzicht”, KCB, Bergen
2010: “Quest”, 3 solo exhibitions, Amsterdam:
          - Kunsttraject Etalages, Staatsliedenbuurt
          - Studio, KunstENhuis Westerpark
          - Studio, Open Ateliers Jordaan

2009: 2 drawings (140 x 200 cm) on loan to the Ministry of Education, Culture and
 Science for the
           waiting room of Minister Plasterk (his personal choice) in Hoftoren, The Hague
2009: “Echt mooi”, KCB, Bergen
2009: “De Salon”, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam
2009: FNV Kiem, Amsterdam
2009: “GlasHart”, Fort Vuren, Gorinchem
2009: De Griffioen, Amstelveen

2008: “FNV KunstWerk”, exhibition and debate, Vakbondsgebouw Amsterdam. 
           Opening Minister Plasterk van OCW, hostess Agnes Jongerius, Chairman FNV
2008: “De Salon”, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam
2008: Open Ateliers Jordaan

2007: “Om de zoveel tijd een gedegen wonder”, KCB, Bergen
2007: Design, construction and arrangement gravestone, Cemetery St. Barbara, Amsterdam
2007: “Horizon”, KCB, Bergen
2007: Galerie Clement, Amsterdam
2007: “Ruimtelijk Werk”, KCB, Bergen

2006: “Gesprek 1”, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
2006: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam
2006: “Grensgebieden”, KCB, Bergen
2006: “Nieuwe Leden”, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam

2005: “Tracing Spaces”, 66East, Amsterdam
2005: “50x 50”, KCB, Bergen
2005: “De Nieuwe Salon", KCB, Bergen
2005: “Aanwinsten 2004”, CBK, Amsterdam

2004: Open Ateliers Jordaan

1999: Sketch for a monument for the former Wester Cemetery commissioned by Stadsdeel Westerpark in
           Amsterdam. On behalf of the management Group Spaarndammerstraat -  Zeeheldenbuurt
           supervision on the development of this project in cooperation with the residents.
1999: “Gas Water Licht”, Het Veem, Amsterdam
1999: “Een sigaar uit eigen doos”, Hajenius, Amsterdam

1998: Presentation Video Documentary "Green Sunday" at the appointment of the new district council
           Westerpark in Amsterdam.
1998: Implementation work of art of C. Carpay in the Court in Assen.

1997: “De Overlevering van een Huis”, "The Surrender of a House", a project of Ida van der Lee,
           exhibition at the Vrieshuis America in Amsterdam

1996: “5 x Dubbelexpositie”, Galerie Scheper, Amsterdam
1996: "5 x Dubbelexpositie", Kunstrai, Amsterdam
1996: “Raum und Gast”, Wuppertal, Duitsland

1995: “Werk in Veelvoud”, Galerie Scheper, Amsterdam
1995: “Onzichtbare Collecties”, SBK exhibition in Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam.

1993: Competition ING Real Estate Fund. Assignment conducted summer 1993.
           Artwork of 4 meters by 25 meters on the end wall of the emergency staircase of an
           office building at the James Watt Street in Amsterdam.
1993: Publication and presentation grafiekMAP, De Kring, Amsterdam
1993: "Kunsttrajekt V", Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam

1991: Competition Municipality Mijdrecht. Sketch for a sculpture of 6 x 60 meters in a ditch of 9 x 90 meters.
1991: Graduation Exhibition Gerrit Rietveld Academie

1989: Competition for the Townhall in Houten. Assignment conducted summer 1989. Relief over four floors
           in the staircase.

1987: Selection for the Graduation Exhibition Amsterdam Academy of Fine Arts in Arti et Amecitiae
           in Amsterdam.
1987: Organization of and participation in the exhibition "Opening of the National Research Center"
           in The Hague.
1987: Organization and participation in exhibition "65 years Nadorp Estate Agents" in The Hague.
1987: Selection for the exhibition "Paul Tétar van Elven Fonds price" in Arti et Amecitiae in Amsterdam.

Other activities:

2016 - : curator.
​* Curator 
of the exhibition Kunst = een Veelkoppige Draak, KCB 70-year anniversary, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen.
​* Symposium & exhibition commission member, creator exhibition concept, format museum rooms.
* Curator of the exhibition Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Expo Koel310, Alkmaar. Creator exhibition concept, format exhibition space, designer invitation and poster.

2016 - : board chairman Stichting Digitaal KunstBeheer.
When an artist dies after a lifetime of work there remains an oeuvre that has a collective interest, regardless of the reputation of the artist. For Art-trust it is a matter of (inter) national responsability to deal with the estate of an individual artist with respect. Art-trust is making a contribution to Dutch art heritage with a growing and valuable digital collection. Visual art is visible in this way for posterity.
2015 - : member of the MR of the Orion College West in Amsterdam

Orion is the only provider of public special (secondary) education - (V) SO - in Amsterdam. continued special education offered at the location Zekeringstraat for students who are chronically ill, have disabilities or internalizing behavior problems (cluster 3 and 4). Here is also the practice department for cluster 2 students and secondary school pupils 2- 4 & 5 cluster located.

2012 - 2014: 
board member and secretary of the foundation De Kenniskeuken (initiative from the Innovation Network of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation with the aim of setting up a center for applied research by maintaining knowledge and expertise around effective nutritional care for children with chronic deseases in two LZK (chronically ill children) schools

2008 - 2014: member of the PTA and member of the MR of the Coronelschool in Amsterdam
Orion schools provide education and care to children who for some reason do not go to an ordinary school. The Coronelschool is for children with physical or multiple diabilities or chronic illness.​

1997 - 2012: teacher in ‘looking at art’ at Kunstkijkuren, Amsterdam, for children between 9 and 12 years old, in the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Amsterdam Museum, The Tropen Museum, the Hermitage aan de Amstel Museum, the Architectuur Biennale and the Gerrit Rietveld academie

1994 - 2001: employee welfare and culture at Stadsdeel Westerpark, Amsterdam
Co-organizer and curator of exhibitions amongst others in cooperation with International Bau Exhibition (IBA) Emscher Park the Exhibition Industrial Past Westergasfabriek and cultural events amongst others Kijk op de Wijk en Milieumarkt Westerpark (including logistics, publicity, intake, sponsorship, photo research, making a documentary).

1990 - 1994: employee and deputy head of Artotheek Westerpark

Responsibility for: the presentation of the collections, special exhibitions and projects within and outside the art lending library, compiling and editing and publishing a Artotheek news, information and public relations, the arts

As deputy head responsible for directing the staff, banenpooler and temporary staff Artotheek, management and representation of the art library to the outside, sitting on the selection committee of the City of Amsterdam to acquire new artworks.

1984 - 1990: designer and facilitator of cultural tours
New York, Egypte, Barcelona, Praag, Venetië, Verona,Padua, Brussel, Wenen, Budapest, Berlijn, Kassel, Münster, Insel Hombroich, Ardeche, Watou, Gent, Oostende, Parijs.  

Work in collections:

Rijksgebouwendienst: Ministerie van VROM in Den Haag, Gerechtsgebouw Parnas in Amsterdam, Penitentiaire Inrichting De Karelskamp in Almelo
ROC Den Haag
Nadorp Makelaars Den Haag
CBK Amsterdam
CBK Zuid Oost Amsterdam
SBK Amsterdam
Municipality Amsterdam stadsdeel Westerpark
Various private collections.

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2012: Catalogus “Contemporary Drawing 2012”, Swiss Art Space, Lausanne, Switzerland
2012: BLOGS o.a.:
          Citymovement: Mapping: Psychgeography
          Citymovement: Situationist International