INEKE HEERKENS

Ineke Heerkens’ jewellery is a unique way of grasping one moment in time and converting it into emotion, material and form. It is a translation from the fourth into a wearable third dimension.

Monika Auch
Groenplaats catalogue



CURRICULUM VITAE

Tilburg 1977
Lives and works in Amsterdam

EDUCATION
2013
Sundaymorning@ekwc, European Ceramic Work Centre, 's-Hertogenbosch NL
1996-2001
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Jewellery department, Amsterdam NL
1999
RMIT University, Gold- and Silversmithing department, Melbourne AU
1998
South-Carelian Polytechnic, Jewellery department, Lappeenranta FI

ACTIVITIES (SELECTION)
2012
Summer workshop together with Willemijn de Greef 'What you see is what you get (and more)',
Atelier en Route, Quesnoy le Montant FR
2008
Curator for 'European Triennial for Contemporary Jewellery', WCC-BF, Mons BE
2007-2013
Member of Supervisory board, BNO Association of Dutch designers NL
2005-2013
Concept and realization of jewellery presentations in collaboration with Jantje Fleischhut and Jeannette Jansen/SOLO
2004-2007
Chairwoman of platform Applied Arts, BNO Association of Dutch designers NL
2003-2007
Assistant of Ruudt Peters, Amsterdam/Ravenstein NL

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2013
'Beijing Jewelry Biennal', The Intititute of Fashion Technology, Beijing CN
'Magnificient Views?', Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim GER
'Shifting Mass', presentation residency, Sundaymorning@ekwc, 's-Hertogenbosch NL
2012
'Op Voorraad', Pop up Jewellery store, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin DE; DDW, Eindhoven NL; Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona ES
'This was 2007', Caroline van Hoek, Bruxelles BE
'Girl with the pearl', Mikimoto Pearls, Tokyo JP
'Entfesselt-Schmuck ohne grenzen', Museum Bellerive, Zurich CH
2011
'Op Voorraad', Pop up Jewellery store, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam; MMKA, Arnhem NL
'Open Mind', The Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul KR
'Woods', Caroline van Hoek, Bruxelles BE
'The Ring-Jewel Forever', Galleri Hnoss, Göteborg SE
'Link V', RMIT Gallery, Melbourne AU
'Windland', Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL (solo)
2010
'In Stock/Op Voorraad', Pop up Jewellery store, Taiwan Designers’ Week, Taipei TW;
Silke & the gallery, Antwerpen BE
'Walking the Gray Area', Gallery Emilia Cohen, Mexico City MX
'Lingam', Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht NL; WCC-BF, Mons BE
2009
'Auf Vorrat/Op Voorraad', Pop up Jewellery store, Schmuck, München GER; Elle Inside Design;
Red Light Design, Amsterdam NL
'Miten niin Kaukkaa', Museum of Cultures, Helsinki FI
'Skill', Think Tank, Messe München GER; CAA Gallery, London GB
2008
'Groenplaats', Nomination Dutch Design Awards, Eindhoven NL
'Groenplaats', Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL (solo)
'European Triennial for Contemporary Jewellery', WCC-BF, Mons BE
'Handarbeit Nord', Projektraum Görres 10, München GER
2008-2007
'Golden Clogs, Dutch Mountains', travelling exhibition in CAN/USA
2006
'SOFA NY', Gallery Ornamentum, New York USA
'Schmuck', Messe München GER; Museum of Arts and Crafts, New York USA
2005
'Long Strides In Tiny Shoes', Gallery Beatrice Lang, Bern CHE
'Fool’s Gold', The Embassy, Edinburgh UK
2004
'Solo Les Enfants', Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL
2003
'Sieraden voor koeien', Slagerij Korrel, Amsterdam NL
2002
'Meanwhile...', Moira, Utrecht NL
2001
'Graduationshow', Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL



Jewellery is presented by Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen NL


Photography by Eddo Hartmann - Tom Haartsen - Anu Vahtra - Wouter Stelwagen

SPROUTING CAN

SHIFTING MASS

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