Nel Linssen

Nel Linssen
1935 Mook-Middelaar (NL) – 2016 Nijmegen (NL)

Curriculum Vitae

Training: Academy of Fine Arts, Arnhem (NL)

Exhibitions (*solo) (— catalogue)

 

 

2017

  • Nel Linssen, A Tribute (1935-2016), Scottish Gallery Edinburgh Scotland UK *— 
  • A Tribute to Nel Linssen, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL * — 

2015

  • Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen NL *
  • Nel Linssen at 80, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh Scotland UK *

2014

  • Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen NL *
  • Manggha Museum, Kraków PL
  • Octagone, Paris FR
  • Tales from the North, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh Scotland UK

2013

  • Kath Libbert Gallery, Saltaire UK
  • Gallery Slavik, Vienna AT
  • Koornmarktspoort, Kampen NL
  • Coda Museum, Apeldoorn NL

2012

  • Espace le Carrée, Lille FR

2011

  • Gallery Lous Martin, Delft NL
  • Gallery Ra, Amsterdam NL
  • Hnoss Gallery, Götheborg SE
  • Plaatsmaken, Arnhem NL

2010

  • Galerie Slavik Wenen AT
  • Dovekot Studios Edinburgh: Sitting & Looking UK
  • Triennale Design Museum of Incheon Seoul Design City KR 
  • Gallery Lous Martin Delft NL

2009

  • Mode Museum Antwerpen BE
  • Stroud International Textiles Stroud United Kingdom UK —
  • “Modern Masters” tradefair Munich DE
  • Int.Art.Jewelry Exhibition Kookmin University Seoul KR—
  • Papierkunstjahr Rotenhaus Titisee – Neustadt DE

2008

  • Scottish Gallery Edinburgh Scotland UK

2007

  • Collect V& A London (gallery Ra Amsterdam NL)

2006

  • Gallery le Arti Orafe Florence IT *
  • “Transformations” National Gallery of Australia —
  • CODA Museum Apeldoorn NL *

2005

  • Pensieri Preziosi Padova IT —
  • Gallery Hélène Poree Paris FR *
  • Transend and Subvert Cagnes sur Mer FR
  • Center for Book and Paperart Chicago USA

2004

  • CBK Emmen “non coform” Emmen NL
  • Galleri Hnoss Göteborg SE *
  • Galerie Sofie Lachaert Tielrode BE *
  • CAA London UK
  • Galeria Portals Mollorca ES

2003

  • Church Gallery Claremont AUS
  • Faxx Tilburg NL
  • Boulevard D’Unica Utrecht NL
  • Designprijs Rotterdam NL
  • Institut  Neerlandais Paris FR

2002

  • Schmuck I.H.M. München DE
  • Sofa New York-Charon Kransen Arts USA
  • Fold Craft Victoria Melbourne AUS
  • Gallery Ra Amsterdam NL*
  • Lesley Craze Gallery London UK

2001

  • Gallery Lous Martin Delft NL
  • 20th Century Arts Fair — Charon Kransen Arts USA
  • Sofa, Chicago USA — Charon Kransen Arts
  • Gallery Ra Amsterdam, NL
  • Museum Rijswijk NL
  • Valkhofmuseum Nijmegen NL*
  • Mudac.,Lausanne  CH
  • Int.Handwerksmesse München DE
  • MuseumModern Art  Arnhem NL—

2000

  • Gallery Funaki, Melbourne AUS
  • “The ego adorned” Antwerp BE
  • Gallery Hilde Leiss Hamburg DE
  • Holland Paperbiënnal Rijswijk NL
  • The Scottish Gallery Edinburgh Scotland UK *

1999

  • Marijke studio, Padua IT
  • Gallery Dis, Maastricht NL*
  • Sofa Chicago, USA — Charon Kransen Arts
  • Kunst RAI gallery Ra, Amsterdam NL*
  • Sofa, New York USA-Charon Kransen Arts
  • Gallery Hilde Leiss, Hamburg DE

1998

  • Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen NL* —
  • Sofa, New York USA — Charon Kransen Arts
  • National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh UK —

1997

  • Gallery Cebra, Düsseldorf DE *
  • Gallery Hilde Leiss, Hamburg DE
  • Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh Scotland UK
  • Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen NL* —
  • Neuer Schmuck, Hannover DE
  • Gallery Hélène Poree, Paris FR

1996

  • The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh Scotland UK —
  • Gallery Amarna, Maastricht NL
  • Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe DE —
  • Gallery Metal, Copenhagen DK —
  • Retretti Art Centre, Helsinki Finland FI —
  • Gemeente museum Den Haag, NL
  • Röhsska Museet, Göteborg SE —

1995

  • Gallery Ra Amsterdam, NL
  • Travelling Gelderland, NL—
  • Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn NL
  • Gallery Slavik, Vienna AT
  • Museum Bellerive, Zurich CH —
  • Kunstuitleen, Zwolle NL
  • Sofa, Chicago USA — Charon Kransen Arts
  • Dutch Jewelry, travelling lndonesia ID
  • Studio Ton Berends, Den Haag NL
  • Oriël, Cardiff Wales UK
  • Travelling Gelderland, NL—
  • Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne DE —
  • New Craft Forms, Lillehammer NO —
  • Kunsthal Design-award ’94, Rotterdam NL
  • Gallery I/O, New Orleans USA —

1993

  • Gallery Ra, Amsterdam NL
  • Gallery Sofie Lachaert, Gent BE
  • Gallery Slavik, Vienna Austria AT
  • Gallery Sheila Nussbaum, Milburn NJ USA
  • Gallery Joanna Rapp, Scotsdale USA
  • Repetitions’, travelling USA-Charon Kransen Arts

Work in collections:

  • Hermitage, St. Petersburg RU
  • Museum het Valkhof, Nijmegen NL
  • Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin USA
  • Citycollection Nijmegen NL
  • Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem NL
  • Kostuum Museum, Den Haag NL
  • Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam NL
  • Culturele Raad Z.Holland, Den Haag NL
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam NL
  • Scottish Museum, Edinburgh UK
  • Textiel Museum, Tilburg NL
  • Museum Coda, Apeldoorn NL
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg DE
  • Handwerkspflege Bayern, München DE
  • Kunstgewerbe Museum, Berlin DE
  • Musée d’Horlogier, Geneve CH
  • Cleveland County Collection, Middlesbrough UK
  • Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne CH
  • Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York
  • Museum Applied Art, Trondheim NO
  • Museum Applied Art, Oslo NO
  • Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Montreal CAN
  • Brooklyn Museum, New York USA
  • Fonds National d’Arts Contemporain Paris FR
  • Röhsska Museet, Göteborg NO
  • The National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne AUS
  • Mint Museum Charlotte NC USA
  • The Museum of Fine Arts Houston USA
  • Collection Hiko Mizuno Jewelry College Tokyo JP
  • National Galleries of Australia Canberra AUS
  • Victoria & Albert Museum London UK
  • The Marzee Collection, Nijmegen NL

Awards:

  • 2001 City Culture Price Nijmegen NL
  • 2001 Bayerische Staatspreis Munich DE
  • 1994 Hounorable Mention Rotterdam Desing Award NL

Statement:

My work arises in an empirical way.
Impressed by a form or material I begin with a research after an useful
concept, an interaction between head and hands: thinking and doing.
Herewith the technical aspect is an important challenge.

[last updated: 01/2017]