“I am inspired by emptiness and space. Spatiality and infinite space must be present even in the smallest work. That is why I go to Ireland for several weeks every year.“
Wilma Vissers Artist
Curriculum Vitae – CV
Studio: Hofstraat 21-16, Groningen The Netherlands Born: 10 february 1962, Heerlen E-mail; firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.wilmavissers.com
Art education Royal Academy of Art and Design, Den Bosch, 1984-1985 ( second year ) Direction: Graphic Arts and Painting
Academy of Visual Arts Minerva, Groningen, 1985-1989 Final examination: 1989 Direction: Graphic Arts and Painting
Exhibitions( a selection )
2018; Essentie Broere church Bolsward. Cultural Capital Europe Leeuwarden
Structure Games at Gallery Olivier Nouvellet, Paris
Retrospect. AWP Acec Apeldoorn
2017; Participation at ‘Views’ with Giel Louws, Kunstlokaal 08 Jubbega
Participation at ‘Summerexhibition’ at LaKaserna, Bad Nieuweschans
Participation at ‘Concreet’ 100 jaar later, at ARS(Ars Aemula Naturae), Leiden
Participation at ‘Abstract Wall Paintings’, #DESTIJL100YEARS, ACEC, Apeldoorn
Participation at the Drawing Collective, Gallery Olivier Nouvellet, Paris. Participation at the Drawing Collective, Articulate Upstairs Sidney
2016; Participation at the Drawing Collective, Abstract Project, Paris. Participation at ‘Elementary Imagery’. Exhibition to celebrate the centenary off The Stijl, SMAHK, Assen, The Netherlands.
2015; Participation at ‘Suchness/Sosein’, international group-exhibition at Raumx, londen. Participation at ‘We insist, On insiste’. Biennale international non objective art. Pont de Claix. France. Participation at ‘Show Your Colors’, international group-exhibition at SMAHK Assen, the Netherlands. ‘Lointain’ with Hans Goudsblom at le Hang Art Gallery, Grenoble, France.
2014; Participation at ‘Silent Dialogues’ with Coen vernooij, Galerie Agnes raben, Vorden, the Netherlands. Participation at ‘Ellipse’, at A3 Gallery , International group-exhibition in Moskow. ‘Crossing Lines’ Solo-exhibition at Higher Bridges Gallery, Clinton Centre, Enniskillen Northern Ireland.
2013; Participation at ‘Into the distance’ with Jan Blank at Em Gallery, Drachten, the Netherlands. Participation at ‘Nachtijall ick hör dir trapsen’ – Vice Versa 3, Kurt Im Hirsch, Berlin. Participation at ‘What I like about you’ Parallel Art Space, New York. Participation ‘Cartes postales 2′, par des artistes invités’ ParisConcret, Paris. Participation at ‘Print3’ Duckett and Jeffreys Gallery, Sledmere, Yorkshire, England.
2012; Participation at ‘Inventaire’ Grenoble, France. Participation at Bildste Aardappel weken ‘Verre Wereld/Far World’ in het Bildt, Friesland, the Netherlands. Participation at ‘Alles Grafisch’ CBKU, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Participation at ‘They’, Sainte Marie d’Alloix, France. 2011; Participation at ‘SoSS” in the Art Center, Rapla, Estonia. Participation ‘Cartes postales par des artistes invités’ ParisConcret, Paris.
2010; Solo-exhibition at NP40, Amsterdam. Participation at ‘Position fluide’ ParisCONCRET , Paris.
2009; Solo-exhibition at BBK Gallery, Oldenburg, Germany. Participation at ‘Lumen’ , Artspace 09, Groningen. Participation at ‘Godenspijs’ at Rijksklarenhof, Ieper, Belgium.
2008; Solo-exhibition at Gallery de Meerse/Het Oude Raadhuis at Hoofddorp.
2007; Participation at Group-exhibition at RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden, the Netherlands. 2006; Solo-exhibition at NP40 in Amsterdam. Solo-exhibition at Kunstruimte Heerenveen, the Netherlands.
Artist in residense
May/june 2010 Cló Ceardlann in Donegal, Ierland
Aug/september 2011 Cló Ceardlann in Donegal, Ireland
Januar/febr 2012, Nov/dec 2014 Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Monaghan Ireland
Winter 2014 Heinrich Boll Foundation, Achill island, Ireland
May 2016, The Booth, Scalloway, the Shetlands
April 2017, Cill Rialaig Ireland. September 2018: Printed Matter residency Skaftfell Iceland
Grant: Gerbrandy Foundation: Travel Grant Iceland 2018
Nominations: Student ZINE , Art Tap, Makers Award, Ireland
My artworks have been accepted in to the viewingprogram of the Drawing Centre in New York.
2013/2014 Curator of ‘Manic episode 4, Maniac visits Groningen’. At TAS Groningen, the Netherlands. 2016 Curator of ‘Miniscules’ at Gallery Badweg 3 Bolsward, the Netherlands2017 Curator of ‘Geen Titel/No Title’ with Rudy lanjouw at Ruimte P 60 Assen, The Netherlands