GERDA KRUIMER ⎪ ABOUT

 

C.V. Gerda Kruimer, Dutch artist

 

Education:

1987-1991: Academy of Arts Gerrit Rietveld, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monumental Arts
1983-1987: Amsterdam University of the Arts (Amsterdamse Academie voor Beeldende Vorming), The Netherlands, Drawing and Art History first degree
1983: Athenaeum

 

Selection of Expositions:

2023: Over Denken, groupexhibition, Kunsthal 45, Den Helder
2023: Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2023: Call & Response (Antiphony/Flyting), a Drawing Box Group Show, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow, United Kingdom
2023: Tijdloos, KCB Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
2023: Art Research Center / A.R.C.Group 55th Anniversary, 12th virtual exhibition of Konstruktivist, Istanbul, Turkey
2023: Presentation in the online Gallery of Drawing/Galerij van de Tekenkunst
2023: Rhythms of Potential Solo ExhibitionCha x Art | 茶集场和, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2022/23: Poetic Systems, Zaida Oenema (NL/FI), Fiene Scharp (DE), Gerda Kruimer (NL), opening by Joery Wilbers, director Museum De Domijnen Sittard, Galerie Joli, Berg aan de Maas (Urmond) The Netherlands.
2022: Festively opening of the eight auxiliary bridges of the Oranje Loper Amsterdam on 14-12-2022. Together with Micha Mos (db member stadsdeel Centrum Amsterdam), we officially opened “my” bridge.
2022: De Toekomst Is Nu, Anniversary KCB 75, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2022: Tekenkabinet Xtra, curated by Manja van der Storm, Gallery With Tsjalling, Groningen, The Netherlands
2022: Statements in blue/yellow & red/white, art action in support of the Belarusian peaceful protesters and as a reaction against the invasion and war in the Ukraine, exhibition by Mehrkunst e.V. Koblenz, Germany
2022: Pensées  Sauvages, Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Dourdan, France
2022: Tekenkabinet X, curated by Manja van der Storm, Art Singel 100, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2022: Displace Menorca, curated by Antonio Rabazas & Jorge Varas, Encant Gallery, Mahon Menorca, Spain
2022: White Circle, curated by Deb Covell and Saturation Point Project’s Hanz Hancock and Patrick Morrissey.
The aim of the exhibition is to connect and unite all the artists in a show of solidarity and support for our friends in Ukraine, having to endure unbelievable hardships because of the illegal Russian invasion of their country
Saturation Point Projects, London, England
2022: My proposal Constructive Floral Pattern/Constructief Bloemmotief is chosen to be developed into a work of art on the auxiliary bridge over the Lijnbaansgracht, near the Jordaan Bridge on the Rozengracht in Amsterdam. Competition of the municipality of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2022: Contrasten, KCB Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
2022: Vrouwen in de Kunst 2.0, curated by Karin van Bodegom, Galerie Conny van Kasteel, a renowned gallery in the field of abstract minimalist art in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
2021/22: Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2021: The Distance Between Two Intersecting Lines, works about space, emptiness, residual form and shape, Gracia Khouw and Gerda Kruimer, Abstract Project Galerie, Paris, France
2021: The Distance Between Two Intersecting Lines, works about space, emptiness, residual form and shape, Gracia Khouw and Gerda Kruimer, Artspace, Sociëteit Arti et Amicitiae (Society of visual artists), Amsterdam,The Netherlands
2021: Multilayer. Vision 20/20, curated by Juliane Rogge and Ivo Ringe, in Kooperation mit der Stiftung Konkrete Kunst Soest, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Upahl, Germany
2021: Covimetry (online) exhibition, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT, USA
2021: Between Intimacy and Alienation, curated by Noam Ben Jacov, Vishal Haarlem, The Netherlands
2020/21: Transitie, de collectie van Anja Swart, Sociëteit Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020/21: Multilayer. Vision 20/20, curated by Juliane Rogge M. A., Soest, and visual artist Ivo Ringe, KölnStiftung Konzeptuelle Kunst | Raum Schroth, Museum Wilhelm Morgner, Soest, Germany
2020: “no such thing as a straight line”, groupexpo/project curated by Erik Haemers, Hopland 47, Antwerp, Belgium
2020: Covimetry, group exhibition, organized by Mark Starel, BWA Gallery, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland
2020: Contemporary Contemplations GUWCC#6, initiated by René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, curated by Gerda Kruimer in cooperation with Patricia Westerholz and Andreas Kempe, Galerie Ursula Walter, Dresden, Germany
2020: Zomerexpo 2020, LaKaserna, Bad Nieuweschans, The Netherlands
2020: Betekend, KCB, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2020: Discursive Geometry – City and Architecture, curated by Mark Starel, XS Gallery, Kielce Poland
2020: “figuration from abstraction and/or vice versa”, DUO Exhibition Frank Lenferink and Gerda Kruimer, ArtSpace, Sociëteit Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020: Open Call / Of All Places, curated by Femmie Duiven and Theo Steemers, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019: Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019: Perennial Art / Christmascard exhibition, O’Tannenbaum, Berlin Neukölln, Germany
2019: Vrouwen in de Kunst III, curated by Karin van Bodegom, Koel310|Expo, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2019: Kunstmoment Diepenheim, The Netherlands
2019: Displacements. Geometric Abstraction curated by Professors Antonio Rabazas (Anto Rabzas) and Jorge Varas from the Faculty of BBAA of the UCM in Spain and Prof. Wieslaw Luczaj (Mark Starel) from the Jan Kochanowski Univer- sity in Kielce, Poland, 
Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine arts of the Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
2019: Art ‘n society / Zomersalon, Sociëteit Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019: Concrete Summer, curated by Viktor Hulík, NL selection by Roland de Jong Orlando, Galéria Umelka, Bratislava, Slovakia
2019: ACECC#5, curated by Gerrit Steenbergen, René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, ACEC, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
2019: Duo Exhibition: Sabine Jacobs (DU) and Gerda Kruimer (NL) curated by Luca Rezzola and Kitty Doomernik, BreedArt Studios, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019: Interdiscursive Non-Objective #3, curated by Mark Starel, XS Gallery, Kielce, Poland
2019: Interdiscursive Non-Objective #2, curated by Mark Starel, University Gallery, Cieszyn, Poland
2019: Interdiscursive Non-Objective #1, curated by Mark Starel, GALERIA DZIAŁAŃ, Warsaw, Poland
2019: PHK18 #17: CC #4, Contemporary Contemplations, curators: Marleen van Wijngaarden, René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, PHK18, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2018: De Perennial Art/O’Tannenbaum Kerstkaartententoonstelling, curated by Witte Wartena, O’Tannenbaum, Berlin Neukölln, Germany
2018: Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: Composing Spaces, Uilenburgersjoel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: Contemporary Contemplations in Erfurt, curators: DAG Przybilla, René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, Galerie + Projektraum | Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany
2018: RestArt 2018 (3rd edition) International group exhibition, Breed Art Foundation at Breed Studios, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: GLUE Contemporary Contemplations in Berlin, curators: DAG Przybilla, René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2018: Goud onder het IJs, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: Kleurrijk Amsterdam – Colourful City, Sociëteit Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: Penséesauvages 2018, Biennale d’Art Contemporain Dourdan, France
2018: Contemporary Contemplations, curators: René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018: Back to Basic, E.M. Galerie, Kollum, The Netherlands

2018: Viering 10 jaar IS-projects, Marktsteeg 10, Leiden, The Netherlands
2017: Arti Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2017: Winterkabinet, Amstelpark 13, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2017: Zomertentoonstelling, LaKaserna, Bad Nieuweschans, The Netherlands
2017: Order is half of life, Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands
2017: Tekenkabinet, Museum Waterland , Purmerend, The Netherlands
2017: ContraRitme, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2017: Curator and participant of the exhibition Kunst = een Veelkoppige Draak, KCB 70-Year anniversary, Museum Kranenburgh Bergen, The Netherlands
2016: Curator and participant of the exhibition Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Expo Koel310, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2016: Arti Salon,  Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016: Tekenkabinet in De Huiskamer, Kalkmarkt 8, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016: Reactie op Constant, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2016: Penséesauvages 2016, Biennale d’Art Contemporain Dourdan, France
2016: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016: BETEKENEN, solo in Expo van Koel310, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2016: DRAWING FRONT met Tekenkabinet, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016: KCB Contrasten, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2015: This Art Fair met Tekenkabinet, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: Tekenkabinet 3, kunstENhuis Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: ROOD, Vitrine / Centrum Beeldende Kunst Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: Tekenkabinet 3, Museum Waterland, Purmerend, The Netherlands
2015: Abstract Objects, Gallery Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: KCB Beelden Binnen 1, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2015: Vitrine / Centrum Beeldende Kunst Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: Jubileum Salon, 175 jaar Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015: Art Karlsruhe met Galerie Franzis Engels, Germany, The Netherlands
2014: Absoluut Anders, Galerie Franzis Engels, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014: 3 X Abstract, expo72, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2014: Pensées Sauvages, Biennale d’Art Contemporain Dourdan, France
2014: Kunstrai met Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014: € Show, Kers Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014: Architectuur-Associaties, Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2014: Nieuwe Aanwinsten, CBK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014: , CBK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013: Verzamelen, Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013: Salon Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013: Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2013: Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013: SBK Galerie 59, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013: Intermezzo, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2013: RAW Art Fair met Galerie Kunst is Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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, The Netherlands
2012: Feest, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2012: Salon, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2012: Open Ateliers Jordaan Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011: Going Up, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011: Open Einde, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2011: Nieuwe Aanwinsten, CBK, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011: Minnen en Maken, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010: Artist Portfolio, Participation The Drawing Center, New York, Viewing Program, USA
2010: Uitzicht, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2010: Quest, 3 solo exhibitions, Amsterdam, The Netherlands:
– Kunsttraject Etalages, Staatsliedenbuurt
– Studio, KunstENhuis Westerpark
– Studio, Open Ateliers Jordaan

2009: Ministry of Education, Culture and Science 2 drawings (140 x 200 cm) on loan to the for the waiting room of Minister Plasterk (his personal choice) in Hoftoren, The Hague, The Netherlands
2009: Echt mooi, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2009: De Salon, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009: FNV Kiem, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009: GlasHart, Fort Vuren, Gorinchem, The Netherlands
2009: De Griffioen, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
2008: Organization of and participation in FNV KunstWerk, exhibition and debate, Vakbondsgebouw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Opening Minister Plasterk van OCW, hostess Agnes Jongerius, Chairman FNV
2008: Salon, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008: Open Ateliers Jordaan Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007: Om de zoveel tijd een gedegen wonder, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2007: Design, construction and arrangement gravestone, Cemetery St. Barbara, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007: Horizon, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2007: Galerie Clement, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007: Ruimtelijk Werk, KCB, Bergen
2006: Gesprek 1, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, The Netherlands
2006: Open Ateliers Jordaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006: Grensgebieden, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2006: Nieuwe Leden, Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005: Tracing Spaces, 66East, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005: 50x 50, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2005: De Nieuwe Salon, KCB, Bergen, The Netherlands
2005: Aanwinsten 2004, CBK, Amsterdam
2004: Open Ateliers Jordaan Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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, The Netherlands
1999: Een sigaar uit eigen doos, Hajenius, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1998: Presentation Video Documentary Green Sunday at the appointment of the new district council Westerpark in Amsterdam , The Netherlands
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, The Netherlands
1996: 5 x Dubbelexpositie, Galerie Scheper, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996: 5 x Dubbelexpositie, Kunstrai, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996: Raum und Gast, Wuppertal, Duitsland
1995: Werk in Veelvoud, Galerie Scheper, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1995: Onzichtbare Collecties, SBK exhibition in Arti et Amecitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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, The Netherlands
1993: Publication and presentation grafiek MAP, De Kring, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1993: Kunsttrajekt V, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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, The Netherlands
1987: Organization of and participation in the exhibition Opening of the National Research Center in The Hague, The Netherlands
1987: Organization and participation in exhibition 65 years Nadorp Estate Agents in The Hague, The Netherlands
1987: Selection for the exhibition “Paul Tétar van Elven Fonds price in Arti et Amecitiae in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Other activities:

* 2020: Curator of the exhibition GUWCC#6, Contemporary Contemplations, initiated by René Eicke and Gerda Kruimer, in cooperation with Patricia Westerholz and Andreas Kempe in Galerie Ursula Walter, Dresden, Germany

* 2019: Curator of the exhibition ACECCC#5, Contemporary Contemplations, together with Gerrit Steenbergen and René Eicke in ACEC in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

* 2019: Curator of the exhibition PHK18 #17, CC #4, Contemporary Contemplations, together with Marleen van Wijngaarden and René Eicke in Bureau voor Kunst PHK18 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

* 2018 Curator of the exhibition Contemporary Contemplations in Erfurt together with DAG Przybilla and René Eicke  in Galerie + Projektraum | Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

* 2018 Curator of the exhibition GLUE Contemporary Contemplations together with DAG Przybilla and René Eicke  in Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

* 2018 Curator of the exhibition Contemporary Contemplations together with René Eicke  in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

* 2017 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.

* 2016 Curator of the exhibition Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Expo Koel310, Alkmaar. Creator exhibition concept, format exhibition space, designer invitation and poster.

2008: Curator and organization of and participation in FNV KunstWerk, exhibition and debate, Vakbondsgebouw Amsterdam.
Opening Minister Plasterk van OCW, hostess Agnes Jongerius, Chairman FNV

2018 – -: associate member of the Art Research Center/A.R.C.Group
The Art Research Center is an independent not-for-profit association in Kansas City, Missouri. Members included: architects, artists, composers, designers, writers and others. Its work is connected with the exploration of abstract Neo-Constructivism, by both individuals and groups. The association grew out of an earlier collaborative art gallery project, and was started by Thomas Michael Stephens in 1964.

2016 – – : board chairman Stichting Digitaal KunstBeheer.
Stichting Digitaal KunstBeheer (DKB) is a non-profit organization, initiated by visual artists, dedicated to preserve the works of contemporary Dutch artists in digital form and to keep them visible.

2015 – 2018: member and board chairman of the MR of the Orion College Drostenburg in Amsterdam
Orion is the only provider of public special (secondary) education – (V) SO – in Amsterdam. Continued special education offered for students who are chronically ill, have disabilities or internalizing behavior problems (cluster 3 and 4).

2012 – 2014: board member and secretary of the foundation De Kenniskeuken, an 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:
– event organiser for cultural events, amongst others Kijk op de Wijk en Milieumarkt Westerpark, including: logistics planning, publicity, intake, sponsorship, photo research, making a documentary
– co-organizer and curator of exhibitions, amongst others in cooperation with Internationale Bauausstellung (IBA) Emscher Park the Exhibition “Industrial Past Westergasfabriek”

1990 – 1994: employee and deputy head of Artotheek Westerpark, Amsterdam:
– responsibility for the presentation of the collections, special exhibitions and projects within and outside the Art Library
– compiling, editing and publishing the Artotheek newsletter
– provision of information and public relations
As deputy head responsible for directing the Art Library staff, banenpooler and temporary staff, management and representation of the Art Library, member of the selection committee of the City of Amsterdam to acquire new artworks.

1984 – 1990: designer, supervisor and tour guide 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.

At the Ministry of Education Culture & Science
Basic Drawings #2 + #3, charcoal & conté on paper, 140x200cm

 

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