Art weekend Wageningen: Culturele Ronde

The 22th and the 23th of April there is an open Art Weekend in Wageningen, more then 80 artist participate in this so called ‘Cultural Round’. Petra de Vree will show her art works in Icoon Popup-meet and eat, at the Hoogstraat 20 in Wageningen. You are most welcome to visit on one of these days from 11.00 till 17.00 pm and talk with her about her artworks. On Saturday 22 there is possibility to listen to the artists motives during an Art Diner, organized by Icoon. If you like to attent you will find more information about this event on Facebook From Saturday the 8th of April there will be an overview of the complete exhibition in Museum De Casteelse Poort, Bowlespark 1A, Wageningen. The sculpture ‘Here She Comes’ can be seen here. For opening hours see cultureleronde.nl

Poorten van Reimerstok 2016

  On the second day of Pentecost, the 16th of May, Petra de Vree will attent Poorten van Reimerstok, a big Art-event in the Southern part of the Netherlands. In the beautiful and typical village of Reimerstok all farmers will open their ports. Petra and her work can be found at Port number 21, Reijmerstokkerdorpsstraat 77. More information to be followed soon. The used photos are some impressions of two years ago.

Last exposition this summer in the Netherlands

On Sunday the 12th of July starts the exposition of five different artists in the pop-up Galerie Bij Leth. For this summer it will be the last exhibition of the sculptures of Petra de Vree in the Netherlands. The opening is from 14.00  to 17.00 h in the presence of all the artists: Liesbeth Opdendrees, Marjolijn van Ginkel, Riejanne Boegschoten, Ingo Leth and Petra de Vree. At 14.30 and 15.30 there will be performances of five municipality poets of Emmen. The exposition is further open from Wednesday to Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm and every first Sunday of the month from 12.00 to 17.00 h. Galerie Bij Leth, Wilhelminastraat 13, Emmen, 06-28543866.  

Kunstkring het Gelders Eiland

Petra de Vree will have a duo exhibition together with Petra de Vries. Opening Sunday 14th of June at 14.30h. The Church of Aerdt, Kerkweg 26, 6913 AK Aerdt. The church will be open to visit the exposition on Sundays from 14.00h to 17.00h. 14th, 21st, 28th of June and 5th of July 2015  

Rijnhuizen Uitgebeeld 2015

23, 24 and 25 May 2015 More than 40 sculpture artists will exhibit in Kasteel Rijnhuizen in Nieuwegein. Time 10.00h to 17.00h. Address: Kasteel Rijnhuizen,  Edisonbaan 14, 3439 MN Nieuwegein

farewell exhibition

Petra de Vree will leave in November to Bangladesh, where she is going to live and work for three years. Margo Nelissen is back from living three years on Curacao. The artists make good use of the fact they are both in the Netherlands at this moment and invite you to attend the unique art event Dubbelzijdig. Both artists will be present on Saturday and Sunday 11 and 12 October, at the studio Margo Nelissen, Donge 19, Veenendaal. They will give a brief presentation on Sunday at 15.00h on their work. A weekend later, on 18th and 19th October, you are welcome in the living room of Petra de Vree, which is for this opportunity converted into a Gallery. Her place is at Leonard Roggeveenstraat 12, Wageningen. The artists will present a lecture on 19 October at 15.00h. The opening hours are on both weekend from 13.00h to 17.00h.  

Uit Klei

Exposition of 170 members of the NVK, the Dutch Association of Ceramic Artists. From 10th of October to 2nd of November; opening Sunday October 12th  at 15:00h Location: Bergkerk in Deventer. More information www.nvk-keramiek.nl

Exposition Dubbelzijdig

  Visual artists Margo Nelissen and Petra de Vree organize this October the unique art event DUBBELZIJDIG. Two weekends they show together their work in each other’s locations. They also will give lectures about their work and inspiration. In the setting of her living room Margo Nelissen will open on 11th and 12th of October at the Donge 19 in Veenendaal. Petra de Vree changes her space at the Leonard Roggeveenstraat 12 to Wageningen into a gallery on the 18th and 19th of October. It will be her last exhibition this year in the Netherlands. You are welcome from 13:00 to 17:00. The artists will give on both Sunday afternoons a brief presentation about their work at 15.00 pm.

A Baker’s Dozen 2014

The exhibition will be opened on 20 September at 11.00h by Mayor Koos Janssen. During the weekends of 20 and 21 September and 27 and 28 September the exposition is open for the public from 11.00h to 17.00h. The address is 185 Anton Boulevard in Zeist. The exhibition A Baker’s Dozen is organized by P’Arts, Space for Art  in Zeist. Each of the 13 ceramists who attend will show 13 works. Petra de Vree herself will be present only the first weekend of the exhibition. For the digital version of the invitation please click below :

Kunstschouw 2014

  Art, culture and nature on West-Schouwen in the province of Zeeland. More than 35 locations full of art all over the island open their doors. Date: 14th to 22nd of June, open 10.00h to 17.00h. For more information click on the invitation above.

Feast of Recognation

  24th of August till 8th of September 2013 Huis Kernhem, Kernhemseweg 7, Ede. Open in the weekends from 12.00h to 17.00h. For this exhibition, 26 artists have been invited to make each one work inspired by a famous work of art from the past. Out of great respect for Antoni Gaudí, Petra de Vree made her piece based on the roof of his Casa Battló. Where Gaudi was inspired by the back of a dragon, Petra created the dress in line with the tiles and other details of this masterpiece of architecture.  On the photo left her work is showed before the glazing process, on the right you see the roof of Casa Batlló. The sculpture got the name Ode to Antoni.   

Inspiring Spring Exposition in Church of Persingen

Together with Grace van den Dobbelsteen and Gerna Schepens, Petra de Vree exposes in the beautiful Church of Persingen for a Spring Exposition. The official opening will be done on Saturday at 14.00h by Carly Jansen. You are welkom on 20 and 21 April 2013 form 11.00h to 17.00h to see the paintings, drawings and sculptures. All three artists are present to answer your questions about their work.