Biography of Bikkel Artist

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ARTIST (Professional)
University of Professional Education Rotterdam, The Netherlands/ Willem de Kooning Academy
Year of graduate: 2002
Graduated with exceptional exam
www.bikkelartist.com
https://www.facebook.com/bikkelartist

GALLERY KUNST AAN DE KADE-founder and curator
www.kunstaandekade.com

WORLD ART GAMES NL - President
www.wagnetherlands.org
https://www.facebook.com/WorldArtGamesNetherland

WORLD ART GAMES CHILDREN PROJECT (WAG CP)-coördinator from 2015
https://www.facebook.com/WAGChildrenProject/

NARRATIVE MOVEMENTS-honorary director NL   
www.narrativemovements.com

EUROPEAN ART MUSEUM-artistic ambassador NL

REPRESENTATIVE OF CURACAO at International Exhibitions of API (Art Promotion International)

@Trademarks Register since 2004. Reg. nr. 0755087
KvK Rotterdam: reg nr  24238842

Prize:  
2019 International Prize Artist of the Year 2019. At Mantova, Theatre Sociale – 9 June 2019. By Salvatore Russo and Francesco Saverio Russo.
2019 Premio Internazionale d’Arte Fondazione Costanza, Madrid. For the excellent merits archieved and the precious contribution to the social fabric, by Dr. Alessandro Costanza and Don Javier Rodriguez. January 18th, 2019. 2018 International Prize Raffaello-handed at Gnudi Palace, Bologna, Italy by Constanza Foundation, because worth for my artistic merit.
2017 Golden Medal for Glass - The 4th World Art Games-handed by Peter Weisz, co-president of WAG Organization, at Slavonski Brod, Croatia
2017 Metropolitan Empire Prize - handed at American FOLK ART Museum, NY. By ambassador USA Michael Lam. Bikkel is selected by Constanza Foundation in the World as most important recognation to her career
2016 International Prize Venice in Art - Casanova Award, at Flangini Palace, Venezia, Italy, 2016. The award will be given to those artists who everyday respect their commitment with art, with dedication and passion.
2016 International Prize Leonardo Da Vinci-The Universal Artist, at Borghese Palace, Florence, Italy, 2016. The prize is for Artists that are worth for their artistic merit.

Award:
2018 World Directory of Artists Awards held in Florence
2018 "The World of Art Award-for the best in Art & Creativity"-Presented Bikkel Artist-artist of the year 2018-on behalf of World of Art, Petru Russu, editor and publisher (MFA)
2018 G.B., London. "Award of distinction" @BIENNIAL of Contemporary Art 2018-2019 by Artoteque
2018 World directory Award - handed at Hotel Art Atelier at Florence, Italy. By Constanza Foundation
2018 Netherlands, Maassluis. "Artist of the Month" - April 2018 - by Kunstuitleen Maassluis (KUM)
2017 Spain, Barcelona. Teaching of Master Class at 1st Barcelona Art Symposium
2017 Spain, Barcelona. Award honors at 1st Barcelona Art Fair. Intern Painting Symposium/ Master Classes.
2016 France, Paris. Award with honour at 1st Paris Art Fair. Intern Painting Symposium/ Master Classes.
2016 Italy, Roma. Award with honour at 2nd Roma Art Fair. Intern Painting Symposium/ Master Classes.
2016 Denmark. Medal Bikkel from European Art Museum
2016 Montenegro. Acknowledgment  Bikkel-International coördinator WAG Children Project 2015-2016. (nine states)  
2016 Montenegro. Acknowledgment  Bikkel-National coördinator WAG Children Project 2015-2016   
2016 Houston, Texas. Honorable Mention to Bikkel for her Tapestery "Bull Holland" exhibited at "2016 Perspective", Aurora Studios, Houston, Texas.
2016 Certificate of Excellence for the serie: Asylum Seekers (3x) in the 17th Online Artavita Contest.
2015 Bratislava. Special Thanks to Bikkel, WAG NL Promotor, 2th World Art Games, Bratislava, For her contribution in promotion of WAG Organization.
2015 Moskow, Rusia. Award Honors for Bikkel in 1th Moscow Art Fair Intern Painting Symposium by Unesco, MASTERCLASSES.
2014 Certificate of Excellence for the work: Bull Holland in the 10th Online Contest Artavita.
2013 Certificate of Appreciation to Bikkel in recognition of her dedication and support tot he Museum of the Americas and for the organization of the Traveling Exhibition to Six Countries coordinating the show in The Netherlands. Museum of the Americas, Doral, FLorida, U.S.A. - MoA Traveling Exhibition to Six Countries.
2012 Doral, FLorida, U.S.A Honorable Mention to Bikkel for her Artwork "PPBlom 2" exhibited at the "Dallas Award 2012". Museum of the Americas.
2007 Florence, Italy. Biënnales Promotion in the World 2007 at Biennale Internazionale dell’ Arte Contemporanea Florence, Italy.

Certificate:
2019  Museum Maassluis. Participation at “WAG NL in Museum Maassluis”
2019 Belgrade, Serbia. Participation at 5th World Art Games, 1th-10th April, 2019.
2019 Taunton, UK. Participation at WAG UK celebration international Arts and Culture nov 2018-dec 20192018 Bruges, Belgium. Participation at OUD SINT JAN MUSEUM. 1th International Biennial of FLANDERS
2018 Pescara, Italy. Participation at 1th Biennale Citta di Pescara
2018 Croatia, Sibenik. Participation at MDF childrenproject by given design workshop and participation by WAG NL at "Flagproject"
2017 Croatia. 4th World Art Games-12-20th August, Slavonski Brod.
2017 Croatia. Art Colony Pridvorje, Konavle. 1-10th March 2017.
2017 Delft, The Netherlands. 4th Biënnial Kunst aan de Kade. Organizion by Bikkel
2017 1th Barcelona Art Symposium. International Painting Symposium Plus Masterclass Bikkel
2016 1th Paris Art Symposium. International Painting Symposium
2016 2th Roma Art Symposium. International Painting Symposium
2016 Denmark. Certification Bikkel from European Art Museum. Bikkel, Country’s artistic ambassador
2016 Montenegro. Participation Bikkel at 3th World Art Games at Montenegro, 2016
2015 Canet del Mar, Spain. Exposició Col.lectiva International "Cruzando Fronteras"
2015 Chitrashalaa 2015. International Artist Residency, Delhi, India by Chittrosalla & Narrative Movements
2015 Kalilim Belgesi. Exhibition Universaty in Bor, Nigde.
2015 1th Moscow Art Fair. International Painting Symposium Plus Masterclass Bikkel
2015 Bratislava, Slovakia. 2th World Art Games. Bikkel, WAG NL Promotor  
2015 Thessaloniki, Greece. 2th Thessaloniki Art Fair
2015 Delft, The Netherlands. 3th Biënnial Kunst aan de Kade. Organizion by Bikkel
2014 Delft, The Netherlands. International Exhibition Contemporary Turkish Artists. Organizion by Bikkel
2014 Estremoz, Portugal. 1th Estremoz Art Festival
2014 Sahl Hashees, Egypt. Sahl Hashees Art Symposium
2013 Zagreb, Umag, Ludbreg, Croatia. 1th World Art Games. Bikkel, WAG NL Promotor
2013 Delft, The Netherlands. 2th Biënnial Kunst aan de Kade. Organizion by Bikkel
2012 Griffis Art Center’s International Artist-in-Residence Program. New London, U.S.A.
2012 Izmir, Turkey. 2th WAG Conference. Bikkel, WAG NL Promotor
2012 Vukovar, Croatia. International Art Colony Vukovar 2012
2012 Gennaio Italy. 10th Concorso AD-ART-Concorso di Pittura
2011 Zagreb, Croatia. 1th WAG Conference. Bikkel, WAG NL Promotor
2011 Vukovar, Croatia. International Art Colony Vukovar 2011
2011 Palermo, Italy. Villa Maltifitano Whitaker
2011 Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 1th Biënnial Kunst aan de Kade. Organizion by Bikkel
2008 1th World Art Vision, Cancun, Mexico.  
2007 Florence, Italy Diploma di Participazione in Biennale Internazionale Dell Arte Contemporanea
2002 University of Professional Education Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Bachelor of Education (B Ed) Teacher Training Handicrafts. An Exceptional Exam
2000 University of Professional Education Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Bachelor of Education (B Ed) Teacher Training Drawing

Nomination :
2009 Climat Prize prijs Vlaardingen 2009

Artist in Resident Program
2012 U.S.A., NEW LONDON, The Griffis Art Centre, June 26th till July 24th 2012

Artwork Bikkel in Public Space:
2019 “Kunsthoofd”. Group of professional artists working en plein air at Dordrecht, NL
2018 design workshop to children in the open air during MDF project. Croatia, Sibenik.
2018 solo Bikkel at douanehuisje, Maassluis. June 1th-July 1th, 2018
2017 "Narrative Movements Waves" at Maassluis, NL
2015 performance "Bakkie doen?", Maassluis, The Netherlands
2015 performance "Aruba djembee performance", Aruba, Antilles
2012 wall painting "LOVE & Hope" at Antun Bauer School, Vukovar, Croatia
2011 street painting "Weena Zuid Got Ball’s" at Rotterdam Centre, The Netherlands

Artwork Bikkel included in International Art Archives, Art Collections or Musea:
2019 Collection of The Curacao Museum, Curacao. (5 unica glass pieces of Bikkel and 4 paintings not streched)2018 Collection of Arch. Luca Curci, Director of ITSLIQUID GROUP, Bari, Italy
2018 Museum Franciscaner Monastery, Sibenik, Croatia
2018 Art Nigde International, Niğde city in Cappadocia, Turkey.
2017 Slavonski Brod Municipality
WAG NC B&H collection 2017
WAG NC NZ Collection 2017
WAG HQ collection 2017
Zervas Art Collection 2017
Zervas Art Collection 2016
Unesco Gunsan Association, South-Korea, 2016
European Art Museum Collection, 2016
Spazio-Tempo Arte Collection, 2016
WAG collection Montenegro, 2016
Bor Universaty, Turkije, 2015
The Jehan, Delhi, India, 215
Narrative Movements, India, 2015
WAG Collection, Bratislava, 2015
Zervas Art Collection 2015
Museum of the Americas, Texas, U.S.A. 2015
Museum Maassluis, NL, 2015
Sahl Hasheesh Art Collection, Egypt. 2014
Museum Maassluis, NL, 2014
WAG Art Collection, Croatia, 2013
Town Hall, New London, USA. 2012
Museum of the Americas, Florida, USA. 2012
WAG-Izmir Museum, Turkey. 2012
Katwijks Museum, Katwijk. 2012
Caldic Collection, Wassenaar, The Netherlands. 2011
Cabinet of Minister of Curaçao, The Hague. 2011
WAG Art Gallery OKO, Osijek, Croatia. 2010
GemeenteMuseum Maassluis, 2008, 2010
International Art Collection of The Curaçao MUSEUM, Curaçao. 2008

International Solo- and Group Exhibitions:
MAASSLUIS Museum, NL. 13 July till 13th October 2019. Curated by Bikkel and Caroline Schillemans.
BELGRADE, SERBIA. UK STARI GRAD, 5th World Art Games, 1th-10th April, 2019
SPIJKENISSE, RAR Gallery, 2019
DELFT, Gallery Kunst aan de Kade, 2019
CURACAO, Het Curacao Museum, 3 unica glass pieces named “HOPE”, 2019
VLAARDINGEN, NL, Zonnehuis, Vlaardingen, "WAG NL in Dutch Light", 2018
PESCARA, ITALY, 1TH Biennial Pescara, 2018
VLAARDINGEN, NL, (solo) Zonnehuis, Vlaardingen, "Bikkel’s Glass", 2018
MAASSLUIS, NL, (solo) Museum Douanehuisje, "Solo Bikkel", 2018
MAASSLUIS, Maassluis Museum, "Onverwachte Ontmoetingen", 2018
GORKUM, Gorcums Museum, "Glass4Ever"2018
SLAVONSKI RROD, Croatia. 4th World Art Games
DELFT, NL, Galerie Kunst aan de Kade. DUO exhibition, 2017
INDIA, Post Contemporary Waves, different places, Narrative Movements Group, 2017
SPIJKENISSE, RAR Gallery, 2017
THE NETHERLANDS, Vlaardingen, Open Ateliers 2017
DELFT, NL, Galerie Kunst aan de Kade. 4th Biennial Kunst aan de Kade, 2017
SPAIN, Barcelona, Zervas Art Group, 2017
CROATIA, Dubrovnok/Konavle, Franciscaner Monastry, 2017
DORDRECHT, Gallery Hofsteeg. 1th WAG NL-Cariben exhibition. Curated by Bikkel artist. 2016
DENMARK, European Art Museum, 2016
DELFT, NL, (Solo) Galerie Kunst aan de Kade, 2016
TRENTO, ITALY, AIAPI Human Rights/Diversity, May 21th 2016
MONTENEGRO, 3th World Art Games & Conference WAG NC’s, 2016     
HOUSTON, USA, Aurora Studios, 2016     
NEW DELHI, INDIA, Narrativemovements, 2015
DELFT, NL, Galerie Kunst aan de Kade. Curated by Bikkel artist. 2015
VLAARDINGEN, NL, Kade 40, 2015
VLAARDINGEN, NL, (SOLO) Hoogstraat 87, 2015
MAASSLUIS, NL, douanehuisje. International Group Exhibition. Curated by Bikkel artist. 2015
BRATISLAVA, SLOVENIA, 2th World Art Games, 2015
ROTTERDAM, NL, (Solo) Gallery Kunst aan de Kade, 2015
MOSCOV, Kremlin Cultural Center, 2015
CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE, PARIS, 2015
LEIDEN, Sidac Studio, 2015
SOUTH KOREA, Gunsam Culture Centrum, 2015
BARCELONA, Canet del Mar, Galeria Tenas, 2015
NIGDE, TURKEY, Nigde Fine Arts High School, 2015
FLORIDA, Museum of the Americas, 2015
DUBAI, Alliance Francaise, 2015
HOUSTON - TEXAS, Hispanic Cultural Centre, 2015
SLOVAKIA, Prievidza, WAG Art Collection, 2014
CROATIA, Slavonski Brod, WAG Art Collection, 2014
EGYPT, HURGHADA, Sahl Hasheesh Art Symposium, 2014
USA, FLORIDA, Museum of the Americas, 2014
HUNGARY, Pecs, WAG Art Collection, 2014
BELGIUM, Merksplas, 2014
MIAMI, U.S.A., Spectrum Miami, December 2013
PARIS, THE LOUVRE, October 2013
MoA, Intern. Traveling Exh. in SPAIN, FRANCE, NL, ITALY, AUSTRIA, USA, 2013-2014. Organized by Bikkel Artist.
CROATIA, 1th World Art Games at ZAGREB, VUKOVAR, UMAG, LUDBREG, 2013
ROME, ITALY, Domus Talenti, 2013
ZOETERMEER, THE NETHERLANDS, Stadsmuseum, 2013
HEUMEN, THE NETHERLANDS, Ateliermuseum Jac Maris, 2013
NIJMEGEN, THE NETHERLANDS, Augustinusklooster, 2013
MIAMI, USA, Museum of the Americas, 2013
BARCELONA, SPAIN, Ada Art Gallery, 2013
HOUSTON, USA, Museum of the Americas, 2013
DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS, (solo) Museum "Call Box for Art", 2013
MAASSLUIS, THE NETHERLANDS, Gemeentemuseum, 2013
VIENNA, Travelgallery, 2012
DALLAS, Museum of the Americas, 2012
TURKEY, IZMIR, WAG-Izmir Museum, 2012
CROATIA, VUKOVAR, Vukovar City Museum, Gallery Oranžerija, 2012
THE NETHERLANDS, GemeenteMUSEUM, Maassluis, 2012
THE NETHERLANDS, Wassenaar, Caldic Collection, 2012
ROTTERDAM, (duo) project "Weena Zuid got balls", 2011
FLORIDA, USA, Museum of the Americas, 2011
THE NETHERLANDS, (solo) TMC Asser Institute, The Hague, 2011
CROATIA, VUKOVAR, Vukovar Museum, Gallery Oranžerija, 2011
PALERMO, ITALY, la Fondazione Whitaker, 2011
FLORIDA, USA, Museum of the Americas, 2011
ROME, ITALY, Gallery Spaziottagoni, 2011
FLORENCE, ITALY, Gallery Civico69, 2011
LISSABON, PORTUGAL, Colorida Art Gallery, 2011
VUKOVAR, KROATIE, Art Colony Vukovar, 2011
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, Gallery Cosmopolitan, 2011
MONACO, FRANCE, OpenArtCode Monaco, Auditorium Reinier lll, France, 2010
NEW YORK, AmsterdamWhitneyGallery, 2010
LONDON, OpenArtCode London, Oxo Gallery, 2010
LOUVRE, PARIS, 2010
NEW YORK, AmsterdamWhitneyGallery, 2009
CURACAO, (solo) The Curacao MUSEUM, Willemstad, 2009
THE NETHERLANDS, 4e Glass exhibition Castle Cannenburg, Vaassen, 2009
THE NETHERLANDS, (solo) Antillenhuis, The Hague, 2009
THE NETHERLANDS, Florence Biennale Revisited at The Hague, 2009
CANCUN, MEXICO, 1th World Art Vision, 2008
CURACAO, (solo) The Curacao MUSEUM, Willemstad, 2008
THE NETHERLANDS, (solo) GemeenteMUSEUM, Maassluis, 2008
ITALY, BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELL'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Florence, 2007
CHINA, SHANGHAI, (duo) Shanghai Art Fair, 2005

NEWSPAPER:
2019 “Delftse Post” at Delft. “Bikkel to Curacao”, week 26, 2019.
2019 “Groot Vlaardingen”, Vlaardingen. Week 26, 2019
2018. "Internationaal WAG kinderproject", at Groot Vlaardingen, September 26th, 2018
2018. "Bikkel Artist exhibit at douanehuisje", at Maassluise Courant, June 7 th, 2018
2018. "Bikkel Artist artist of the Month Kunstuitleen", at Maassluise Courant, April 12th, 2018
2018. "Art from India during Kunst en Atelierroute", at Maassluise Courant, April 12th, 2018
2018. "Bikkel translate emotion into her artworks", at "De Stad Gorinchem", Februari 6th 2018
2018. "Beautiful Glass",  at "Plus Magazine". Februari 2018, page 146, 147
2017. "Prize for Bikkel at NY", at "Groot Vlaardingen". November 29th, 2017
2017. "Gold for Bikkel", at "Groot Vlaardingen". August 20th, 2017

LECTURE:
2018. WAG Team Building in Sibenik, Croatia. Invited to work with Dr. Mansour Olawale Jumaa in
"Negotiating Peace & Managing in Teams in Conflict-affected Areas through Chartered Leadership Process" - with focus on DOING now & allways
2017. Gorcums Museum, lecture by Bikkel to her visitors

INTERVIEW:
2018. Luca Curci, Director ITSLIQUID GROUP, INTERVIEWED Bikkel Artist. Published at October 10th, 2018. http://www.itsliquid.com/interview-bikkel-artist.html

EUROPEAN ART MUSEUM-artistic ambassador NL since  

REPRESENTATIVE OF CURACAO at International Exhibitions of API (Art Promotion International) since  

PRODUCER and LIBRETTO of OPERA "Mijn Kleurrijk Verleden" , by Bikkel Artist. 2012
With in 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
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDGDCb8cquY (compilation)

SHORT VIDEO GLASS ART BIKKEL, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOlB1xO46X0

SHORT VIDEO GALLERY KUNST AAN DE KADE GROUPEXHIBITION NR.58
https://www.facebook.com/IsirisArt/videos/1732770323470445/

SHORT VIDEO ATELIER BIKKEL 2016
http://www.facebook.com/bikkelartist/videos/vb.100000651750536/102706506...

SHORT SOUND TRACK RAP TEXT BY BIKKEL.  RAPPED by: DNA.
ABOUT GLASS ART: BIKKEL.  2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOvvVEw4XTs

FOUNDER WAG NL 2014 GROUP since 2014
https://www.facebook.com/n/?video%2Feditvideo.php&v=616334575126388&aref...

PAST:
REPRESENTATIVE & BENELUX ART CONSULTANT OF MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS (MOA)
2010-2015
www.museumamericas.org

JURY MEMBER AT ZOMEREXPO
2014  
www.zomerexpo.nl and www.artworlds.nl

MEMBER HEAD GROUP CULTURE RENOVATION MUNICIPALITY OF VLAARDINGEN.
2011-2014  
Led by Councillor for Culture, Jan Robberegt, resulting in formation of Association Vlaardingen Culture Foundation (VCS)

MUSEUM MAASSLUIS, VOLUNTEER EDUCATION AND HELPING SET UP EXHIBITIONS
2013-2015  
Education primary school and secondary school
Museum exhibitions

TEACHER CULTURE & ART EDUCATION (CKV) LENTIZ REVIUSLYCEUM, MAASSLUIS
1993-2011 (HAVO-VWO)

LEADERSHIP FOR TODAY (L4T) LTD-Honourary IIC, Active (2016-2018)