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C.V. - Babette Wagenvoort - Drawing MA RCA
Fine Artist, Illustrator, Tutor, Editor

Voorburg 1970, lives and works in The Hague, Netherlands

 
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Logo based on drawing from the series 'Life
According To A Rectilinear Personality'
- 1995-2010
   

Education

Master of Art, Royal College of Art, London, UK (2000)

AKI (Artez), BA Illustration, Enschede, NL (1997)


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Research, drawings & Poems, 'Codes and languages in the relationship
between choreographers & dancers'
- Danslab, Den Haag. (2010)
   

Selection of Published Work

Planned

'De Vrouwenvereniging', book with drawings by Babette Wagenvoort, text by Lokien de Bie and design by Suzanne Bakkum (2017)
(put yourself on the mailing list for updates or email to pre-order)


Regularly

Illustrations in VPRO Gids TV Guide (since 2007)

Drawings in literary magazine Hollands Maandblad (since 2005)

Since 21 January 2017 I publish a drawing from the series 'Exercises in Drawn Protest'
on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram every day

Past

Illustrations & Logos for Innocent Drawing Campaign, (2016)

AanTekeningen, initiator and illustrator for drawn column (just drawing, no text)
about culture in Den Haag on artsite www.jegensentevens.nl (2012-2013)

IPhone Drawings 'Nature Caught' in literary magazine Extaze (2013)

'Barbapapa The Next generation’, poster, Super & Co, Brussel (2012)

Illustrations & animations, Voedsel en Waren Autoriteit, The Hague, NL (2008-2010)

Illustrations, 'Codes and languages in the relationship between choreographers & dancers'
- Danslab, Den Haag. (2010)

Poster & flyers for WhyNot! festival W139, Amsterdam (2010)

Several illustrations for Sparknow, London (2003-2010)

‘Mood Swing - Alphabet of Moods’, book, own publication Het Nieuwe Huren (2009)

‘Days When Nothing Happens’, online animation for Volkskrant/oog (2009)

Diffusion Books, eBook The Octuplet: Story of Our Lives’ & storycubes, London (2009)

Een absolute mus- sparrow words in text and drawings, publication (2009)

Kissing Wallpaper 1 en 2, wallpaper design, Maxalot, Barcelona (2008)

Oog in de Vrijplaats, De Volkskrant, organisation and own illustration, publication in newspaper (2008)

Several illustrations for DUF 1 & 2 (2004-2008)

Several illustrations for Opzij (2007-2008)

Several illustrations for Intermediair (2004-2007)

Not Just For Christmas’, Kissing Christmas Decorations for Museum Oostwijk. (2007)

‘070707 - Impove Your Environment’, animation, online project for Volkskrant/oog (2007)

‘Dagstemming’, two weeks daily drawings and moods, Vrijplaats - De Volkskrant (2007)

Drawing in Le Gun, London, UK (2007)

‘Ik ben rustig lief en goed’, animation, online project for Volkskrant/oog (2007)

Several illustrations for Vrij Nederland (2006)

Draw-me-a-terrorist - drawing for mail art publication (2006)

Sparknow, illustrations for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (2006)

‘Zo verkruimelt het koekje’, publication designed by Rieme Gleijm accompanying
the artwork made for ‘De Buutplaats’ School, Stroom, Den Haag (2005)

Adventure For Life, Illustration for KWF Kankerbestrijding, Den Haag (2005)

Rectilinear Personality’, selection of drawings. Own Publication (2004)

Dazed & Confused, January Issue, ‘new illustrative talent’ (2004)

Sparknow, London, illustration for ‘workbook’ Countryside Agency, UK (2004)

Sparknow, London, illustrations for Department of Trade & Industry, UK (2004)

The Sorrel Foundation, London, Illustrations ‘Personalized Learning’ project (2004)

Illustrations, BBC White City Move Campaign, Sparknow and BBC, London. (2003)

Poster ‘Writ Large’, RCA college-wide lecture series, Royal College of Art, London (2002)

Interactive film ‘The Meetings’ for WHSmith’s, Swindon, UK (2001)

‘Subjet Trouvé’, Book idea & design about 2 Willow Road, The National Trust, London(1999)

Poster ‘Strange & Charmed’, RCA college-wide lecture series, Royal College of Art, London (1999)

Rechtlijnige Persoonlijkheid’, selection drawings, Own publication (1996)

 
 

Illustration for VPRO Gids insert 'Music Meeting', 2012
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The Women's March, Drawings, Hollands Maandblad, 2017
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'Aantekening' about TV-Programme Artmen visiting
Nest in Den Haag
, Jegens & Tevens, 2013

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Animated Illustration 'Genetically Modified Food –
A Curse or A Blessing?', personal project, 2013

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Wallpaper Design 'Kissing 1 & 2 –
Maxalot, Barcelona, 2008
   

Selection of Exhibitions

2017

Vogelgeluiden (Bird Sounds) Literary evening inspired by Len Howard and Marlen Haushofer, Perdu, Amsterdam, NL
With Dean Bowen, Annelie David, Aurelie Lierman, Eva Meijer, marwin vos and Babette Wagenvoort

2016

Aanverwanten, with Sara Vrugt and Lisa van Wieringen, BMB Gallery, Amsterdam

Drawing Front (and back), national drawing manifestation, Quartair, Den Haag
with: Femke Bakker, Justin Bennett, Channa Boon, Ronald Cornelissen, Paul van der Eerden, Melissa Cruz Garcia, Sara Pape Garcia, Anne Forest, Johan Gustavsson, Wieteke Heldens, Michael Karr, Rens Krikhaar, Jorn van Leeuwen, Erik-Jan Ligtvoet, Marjolijn van der Meij, Astrid Nobel, Johan van Oord, Lieke Peeters, Nina Roos, Stefanie Scholte, Cybil Scott, Tanja Smit, Wieske Wester en Thom Vink.

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2015

Haagse Protretten, group show, Grafische Werkplaats, Den Haag
with Philip Akkerman, Melle de Boer, Kees Koomen, Ondine de Kroon, Toyin Loye, Jos de L’Orme, Ewoud van Rijn, Ilse Versluijs and Jerney de Wilde.

7x52x10, group show, Stichting Ruimtevaart, Den Haag
With Jeroen Bosch, Niels Post, Sibylle Eimermacher, Annegret Kellner, Jeroen Glas, Niek Hendrix, Dolf Pauw, Simon Kentgens, Michiel Huijben, Diana Duta, Marcel van Eeden, Hinke Schreuders, Peter Luining, G.J. de Rook, Bertus Pieters, PJ Roggeband, Marijn van Kreij, Ron van der Ende, Edwin Stolk, Babette Wagenvoort, Stephan van den Burg, Ellen Rodenberg and Kees Koomen

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2014

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2013

N.a.t.u.r., festival/group show, Bochum, DE
Participating artists among others where: Die Zonenkinder, Anna van Stuijvenberg, Judith Reintke, Jakob de Jonge, Thomas van Linge, Eisenhart Keimeyer, Radek Vana, Katrijn Verstegen, Babette Wagenvoort, The Art Monkeys. Curated by Nele Vos

Drawn to BeTekenis, group show, Gemak, The Hague, NL
work by artists who are all researching the medium of drawing and/or record and present their own perception or interpretation of the world surrounding them.
with Arike Gill, Gerrie de Jong, Kim Jozef Lampe, Marjolijn van der Meij, Hillary Mushkin, Bernice Justine Nauta, Jeroen Paalvast, Wouter Willebrands and Illustration Daily

Re: Rotterdam, group show, Rotterdam, NL

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

Vertoning 'Nature Caught Moving' presentatie literair tijdschrift Extaze, Pulchri, Den Haag

2012

Super & Co, group show, Brussel, BE

Mood Swing in Zeebelt, window drawing, Theatre Zeebelt, The Hague (2009-2012)

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2011

Caught @ Todaysart, Festival, Todaysart, The Hague, NL

SummerNest, group show, Nest, The Hague, NL

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2010

MetAmorPhosis, group show, Onno van Toor gallery, Rotterdam, NL

‘Precaution for food and product safety. A look into the future’, presentation of animations
and drawings, Vrije Academie
, The Hague, NL

Ladies from The Hague in the window, group show, Haagse kunstkring, The Hague

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

2009

Notes on Narratives, group show, Nest, with Paulien Oltheten, Han Hoogerbrugge,
Sebastiaan Schlicher, Marijn Akkermans, Bas de Wit, Marcel van Eeden, Ruth Gwily,
Ingrid Mol, The Hague, NL

Volkskrant Oog op de zuidas, screening of animation, CASZuidas, Amsterdam

Een absolute mus - Sparrow-words in text and drawings, group show, Central Library, The Hague, NL

De Etalage, Museum voor Overbodig Beleid, traveling group show organised by
Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten.

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

Winternest, Group show, Nest, Den Haag

OK. Video COMEDY - 4th Jakarta International Video Festival, screening animations
'Future Food and Food Products in the Netherlands'

2008

Tekenen 8, group show, Quartair, The Hague, NL

Nieuwe Uitleenschatten 2008, group show Der Aa-kerk, Groningen, NL

Independent Drawings Gig 4, group show, Volkskrantgebouw, Amsterdam, NL

Haags Kapitaal, group show, Affiche Gallerij, The Hague, NL

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London

Phantom Stories - Pictura, Dordrecht. Evening of drawn movies with Manon Bovenkerk,
Robbie Cornelissen, Jan Willem Deiman, Dan Geesin, Tijmen Hauer, Inge Kansen,
Jochen Kuhn, Olphaert den Otter, Babette Wagenvoort

Disciplinary Residence, animation evening, Hedah, Maastricht

2007

Video Vortex II
, group show, Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL

‘Where are you stupid beast?
’, solo, Galerie 16, Hengelo, NL

‘A-weblog-in-the-flesh’
, group show, Zoete Broodjes, Amsterdam, NL

‘Spring-Bal-Se-Mien’
, group show, Pictura, Dordrecht, NL

Domesticated’, series of drawings, ‘guest artist’ at partyka.com

Animation, Onedotzero festival, Filmhuis The Hague, NL

'voorStelvoor', group show, Nest, Den Haag

'Tableau' Group Show, Haagse Kunstkring, Den Haag

2006

Quartair, Tekenen VI
, drawing group show, The Hague, NL

Noordbrabants Museum
, proverbs, group show, Den Bosch

Museum voor Overbodig Beleid
- traveling group show organised by Inaxis

Haagse Kunstkring
, het tekenen, drawing exhibition, wall drawing, Den Haag

2005

Don Quichot
, group show, Nieuwspoort & Bibliotheek, The Hague, NL

Rectilinear Stories – A Drawn Environment, <tag>
, solo, The Hague, NL

Auction, Quartair, Den Haag

'Crawl' - animation met DJ Dame, Short digital video festival, Den Haag

VanStand/RVS
, group show, Helena Studio’s, Den Haag

De Schets
, group show, Haagse Kunstkring, Den Haag

2000Zoveel
, Group Show, CBKN, Nijmegen

2004

If the Gods are with me…, Galerie De Buytensae
l, group show, Arnhem, NL

2003

Public Document
, Hoogstraatmakers, group show, Vlaardingen, NL

Drawing According to A Rectilinear Personality
, solo, Galerie Zechs (1646), The Hague, NL

Drawing the Process
, group show organised by Leo Duff, traveling show, UK.

MakeUp Window
, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, small solo, London, UK

2002

AKI Ontplooid
, interactive film, group show, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, NL

Budge & Coward Gallery, Drawings
, wall drawing & drawings, solo in design shop, Bethnal Green, London , UK

City of Westminster Arts Council Open Exhibition
, drawings, Group show, London

2000

H.D.I.Y.L., drawings
with Joan Molloy & Susan Roan, House Gallery, London, UK

The Show, M.A. Degree Show, Drawings, Royal College of Art, London

Sun & Doves Open Exhibition
, Group show, Camberwell, London

Chechov's Short Stories
, Solo, Guildhall University Library, London

 

 

 

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Vogelgeluiden, literary evening with text, image & sound,
Perdu, Amsterdam, 2017
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Aanverwanten, with Sara Vrugt and Lisa van Wieringen,
BMB Gallery
, Amsterdam, 2016
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Drawn to BeTekenis, group show, Gemak, The Hague, NL, 2013
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Mood Swing in Zeebelt, window drawing, Theatre Zeebelt, The Hague (2009-2012)
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Notes on Narratives, group show, Nest, with Paulien Oltheten, Han Hoogerbrugge, Sebastiaan Schlicher, Marijn Akkermans, Bas de Wit, Marcel van Eeden, Ruth Gwily, Ingrid Mol, 2009
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Independent Drawings Gig 4, group show, Volkskrantgebouw, Amsterdam, 2008
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‘Where are you stupid beast?’, solo, Galerie 16, Hengelo, 2007
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Rectilinear Stories – A Drawn Environment, solo, <tag>, Den Haag, 2006
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Drawing According to A Rectilinear Personality, solo, Galerie Zechs (1646), Den Haag (2004)
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Public Document, Window Drawing, Group Show with Krijn Christiaansen, Cathelijne Montens, Martijn Engelbregt Rob Voerman, Anne Wenzel and others, Vlaardingen, 2003
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How Deep Is Your Love, with Joan Molloy and Susan Roan,
House Gallery
, London, 2000
   

Commissions in public & private space

'Not In My Backyard', Wall Drawing in Offices of Amlin, based on results of a questionair
in which employees decided on extinct species of plants and animals they would like
to return to the Netherlands (2015)

‘Mood Swing, artproject for rent, Het Nieuwe Huren (2009)

‘One drawing a day’, animations, drawings and design for teaching programme
for school in South of Holland, Kunstgebouw (2007)

Transformatieproject Fort-Zeekant, organised by KidOR, Bergen op Zoom, 2006
Public art project - art on transformer kiosks & electicity- and cable boxes.

'Zo verkruimelt 't koekje - Interactive artwork for primary school 'De Buutplaats'
in Schilderswijk, Den Haag, 2006
The artwork is made up of many large enamel plates with illustrated sayings from different
cultures. The project was co-ordinated by Stroom, Den Haag. It included a publication & a website.

Metro Station Reigersbos, painted boards, GVB, Amsterdam (2003)

Interactive film ‘The Meetings’ for WHSmith’s Swindon/London (2001)

 

‘One drawing a day’, animations, drawings and design for teaching programme for school in South of Holland, Kunstgebouw (2007)

Zo verkruimelt 't koekje, commissioned art
for primary school 'De Buutplaats', 2005

   

Tutor, Editor, Curator, Organisor (selection)


Current

Tutor Autonomous Drawing, Fine Art, KABK, The Hague, NL (since 2015)

Private Drawing Tutor, The Hague, NL (irregularly since 1997)

Organisor & initiator, Innocent Drawing (since 2016)

Editor & initiator, www.illustrationdaily.com (since 2012)

Production, Bie's Warboel (since 2016)

Production & Administration, Bies BV (since 2012)


In the past

Initiator & organisor ‘Haagse Dames', monthly meetings of professional female artists & designers( 2006-2016)

Commitee member, broedplaats de DCR, The Hague, NL (2012-2014)

AanTekeningen, initiator and illustrator for drawn column on art-website www.jegensentevens.nl (2012-2013)

Tutor Drawing & Image, Graphic Design, KABK, The Hague, NL (2007-2014)

Commitee member Art & Culture, Rotterdam Council (2013)

Lecture with Pawel Pokutycki about Illustration Daily, Gemak, The Hague, NL (2013)

Illustratie Biennale, one of the main speakers, Haarlem (2012)

Lecture about own practice, Beeldende Kunstenaar in de klas, Villa Zebra, Rotterdam (2010)

Lecture about own practice, Symposium Tekenen, BK050, Groningen. (2010)

Lecture about own practice, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam (2010)

Volkskrant OOG presentation, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam (2009)

Curator Volkskrant Oog - online platform for artists on news and current affairs (2007 - 2009)

Tutor Digital & Monologue Illustrative Design, HKU Academy, Utrecht (2004 -2008)

Jury member Stroom Prize KABK, The Hague, NL (2008)

Extern examinator, FIne Art, HKU Academy, Utrecht (2008)

Editor ‘Online Imaging’, Color Bites (2006)

Vertekening, with Dick Tuinder and PJ Roggeband, Stroom The Hague, NL (2006)

Lecture about own practice, HKU, de Hogeschool voor de kunsten Utrecht (2004)

Workshop, MA Drawing as Process, Kingston University, London (2003)

Tutor, Graphic Design, Camberwell College of Art, London (1999-2002)

Co-curator, ‘Writ Large’, RCA college-wide lecture series, London (2000-2002)

Co-ordinator ‘Strange & Charmed’, Gulbenkian Foundation/ RCA, London. (1999-2000)

Workshop, Drawing Studio, Royal College of Art, London (2000)

Lecture about own work, Buffalo State College, USA (2000)

Lecture about own work, AKI, Enschede (1999)

Editor & Production, RCA newsletter, ‘J-News’, RCA, London (1999-2001)

Initiator & editor, ‘Zeg het met bloemen’, magazine, AKI, Enschede (1995-1996)

 

 
 
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Innocent Drawing Logo, 2016
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Illustration Daily, since 2012
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Speaker at Illustratie Biennale, 2012
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Drawing from still life made up from 3D patterns designed by first year students graphic design, KABK, during lessons 'Drawing for Graphic Designers' - 2007-2014
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Curator Volkskrant Oog - online platform for artists on news and current affairs (2007 - 2009)


Initiator & editor, ‘Zeg het met bloemen’, magazine, AKI, Enschede (1995-1996) with Roland Sips, Rineke Dijkstra, Wasco, Bregje Lulofs, Joost Roelofsz, e.a.
   

Collections

Heden, The Hague, NL

CBK, Groningen

Baarsma Wine Group, Oudeschoot

Private collection, New York, USA

Private collection, New Zealand

Several Private collections Netherlands

Several Private collections, London, UK

 



Waar Ben Je Nou Stom Beest?, CBK Groningen, 2008
   

Funding

2015 Pro-Kunstprojecten, Stroom, Den Haag for 'De Vrouwenvereniging'

2013 Subsidy for Illustration Daily, Ommeren

2008 Basis Stipend, Fonds BKVB

2003 Basis Stipend, Fonds BKVB

1999 WHSmith's Scholarship

1998 Study Stipend for RCA, Fonds BKVB

Plus several smaller subsidies for documentation and promotion from Stroom, Den Haag

 

 



Transformatieproject Fort-Zeekant, Stichting [KidOR], Bergen op Zoom (2006)
   

Other Education

Workshops & Short Courses followed by me

2015 UVA, Lecture Series, ''Biophilia’: a cultural history of our love of nature', Prof. Erik de Jong, Amsterdam

2013 Workshop Processing for illustrators, BNO, Amsterdam

2012 UVA, Lecture Series, “Earthly Paradise: garden and park between nature and culture”, Prof. Erik de Jong, Amsterdam

2011 Summer Drawing Courses, Drawing Studio, RCA, London

2011 UVA, Lecture Series, “A ‘third nature’. The relationship between man and nature”, mix of speakers invited by Prof E. de Jong, Amsterdam

2010 Schrijversvakschool, poetry course, Amsterdam

2009 Summer Drawing Courses, Drawing Studio, RCA, London

2008 Schrijversvakschool, creative writing course, Amsterdam

 
 


2015 UVA, Lecture Series, ''Biophilia’: a cultural history of our love of nature', Prof. Erik de Jong, Amsterdam

 

 
   
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