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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

 
 
   

Education

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

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


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

Selection of Published Work - Online & On Paper


Self Initiated

Protest drawings, 'Exercises in Drawn Protest' on Instagram (regularly since 2017)

Meekrapposter, co-operation with Klimaatdichters, Caroline de Lint and Grafische Werkplaats, Den Haag (2021)

'Een avond bij de Vrouwenvereniging', book with drawings by Babette Wagenvoort, text by Lokien de Bie and design Suzanne Bakkum, published by Lecturis/DATO (2019)

STRIDE 1 & 2, Artists' Publication, Two booklets riso-printed at the Grafische Werkplaats, Den Haag (2019)

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

Life According to A Rectilinear Personality - daily drawings online (2003-2010) - still online: rectilinearpersonality.com

‘Mood Swing - Alphabet of Moods’, artists' Publication, designed by Rieme Gleijm, Het Nieuwe Huren (2009)

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

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

Rechtlijnige Persoonlijkheid’, selection drawings, photocopied & silk screened publication (1996)

 

Commissioned

Drawings in literary magazine Hollands Maandblad (regularly since 2005)

Designs for Stereohype's B.I.O. Button Badge Series 19, http://stereohype.com/, (2019)

Riso Calendar by Stencilwerck, Den Haag (2018)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Illustration

Illustrations in VPRO Gids TV Guide (regularly since 2007)

Spark Magazine, illustration (2021)

Drawing & animation 'Carnaval' for CD-booklet, CD 'Tussen de regels, Henny Vrienten, Topnotch (2019)

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

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

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

Regular illustrations for Sparknow, London (2003-2010)

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

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

Several illustrations for Opzij (2007-2008)

Several illustrations for Intermediair (2004-2007)

Drawing in Le Gun, London, UK (2007)

Several illustrations for Vrij Nederland (2006)

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

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

 

 

Cover 'Avond bij de vrouwenvereniging', 2019

Mood Swing, 2009

Illustration for VPRO Gids insert 'Music Meeting', 2012
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The Women's March, Drawings, Hollands Maandblad, 2017

   

Selection of Exhibitions

RCA Secret, group show, Royal College of Art, London (every year since 2008)

Follow Me I'm Your Bird, Duo show with Euf Lindenboom, Galerie Lutz, Delf, NL (2021)

Geen bloem zonder wortel, artists' support fair, Quartair Contemporary Art Initiatives , Den Haag, NL (2020 )

Cheltenham Illustration Awards Exhibition, Museum in the Park, Cheltenham, United Kingdom (2019)

New Editions, Minnessota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, USA (2019)

Group Exhibition 'A Year in Riso' & presentation of Riso Calendar by Stencilwerck in HOK gallery, Den Haag (2019)

Tekenkabinet, group show, Amstelpark, Amsterdam (2018)

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 (2017)

Art For Animals' Sake, Fundraising Group Exhibition at headquarters of House Of Animals, Amsterdam
a.o. Melanie Bonajo, Lizette Schaap, Anne Forest, Andrea Freckmann and many others. (2017)

Aanverwanten, Three Woman Show with Sara Vrugt and Lisa van Wieringen, BMB Gallery, Amsterdam (2016)

Drawing Front (and back), national drawing manifestation, Quartair, Den Haag (2016)
with: Justin Bennett, Channa Boon, Ronald Cornelissen, Paul van der Eerden, Johan Gustavsson, Wieteke Heldens, Rens Krikhaar, Marjolijn van der Meij, Astrid Nobel, Nina Roos, Stefanie Scholte, Tanja Smit and others.

Haagse Protretten, group show, Grafische Werkplaats, Den Haag (2015)
with Philip Akkerman, Melle de Boer, Kees Koomen, Ondine de Kroon, Ewoud van Rijn, Ilse Versluijs and Jerney de Wilde.

7x52x10, group show, Stichting Ruimtevaart, Den Haag (2015)
With Jeroen Bosch, Niels Post, Annegret Kellner, Marcel van Eeden, Hinke Schreuders, G.J. de Rook, PJ Roggeband, Marijn van Kreij, Ron van der Ende, Stephan van den Burg, Ellen Rodenberg, Kees Koomen and others

N.a.t.u.r., festival/group show, Bochum, DE (2013)
Participating artists among others where: Die Zonenkinder, Anna van Stuijvenberg, Judith Reintke, Jakob de Jonge, Thomas van Linge, Eisenhart Keimeyer, Radek Vana, Katrijn Verstegen, The Art Monkeys. Curated by Nele Vos

Drawn to BeTekenis, group show, Gemak, The Hague, NL (2013)
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 (2013)

Super & Co, group show, Brussel, BE (2012)

MetAmorPhosis, group show, Onno van Toor gallery, Rotterdam, NL (2010)

Notes on Narratives, group show based on my work, Nest, with Paulien Oltheten, Han Hoogerbrugge, Sebastiaan Schlicher, Marijn Akkermans, Bas de Wit, Marcel van Eeden, Ruth Gwily, Ingrid Mol, The Hague, NL (2009)

Volkskrant Oog op de zuidas, screening of animation, CASZuidas, Amsterdam (2009)

Een absolute mus - Sparrow-words in text and drawings, group show, Central Library, The Hague, NL (2009)

Tekenen 8, group show, Quartair, The Hague, NL (2008)

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

Independent Drawings Gig 4, group show, Volkskrantgebouw, Amsterdam, NL (2008)

Haags Kapitaal, group show, Affiche Gallerij, The Hague, NL (2008)

Phantom Stories - Pictura, Dordrecht. Evening of drawn movies with Manon Bovenkerk, Robbie Cornelissen, Jan Willem Deiman, Dan Geesin, Tijmen Hauer, Inge Kansen, Jochen Kuhn and Olphaert den Otter. (2008)

Video Vortex II
, group show, Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL (2007)

‘Where are you stupid beast?
’, solo, Galerie 16, Hengelo, NL (2007)

‘A-weblog-in-the-flesh’
, group show, Zoete Broodjes, Amsterdam, NL (2007)

‘Spring-Bal-Se-Mien’
, group show, Pictura, Dordrecht, NL (2007)

Onedotzero festival, Filmhuis The Hague, NL (2007)

Quartair, Tekenen VI
, drawing group show, The Hague, NL (2006)

Noordbrabants Museum
, proverbs, group show, Den Bosch (2006)

Museum voor Overbodig Beleid
- traveling group show organised by Inaxis (2006)

Don Quichot
, group show, Nieuwspoort & Bibliotheek, The Hague, NL (2005)

Rectilinear Stories – A Drawn Environment, <tag>
, solo, The Hague, NL (2005)

'Crawl' - animation met DJ Dame, Short digital video festival, Den Haag (2005)

De Schets
, drawings show, Haagse Kunstkring, Den Haag (2005)

2000Zoveel
, Group Show, CBKN, Nijmegen (2005)

If the Gods are with me…, Galerie De Buytensae
l, group show, Arnhem, NL (2004)

Public Document
, Hoogstraatmakers, group show, Vlaardingen, NL (2003)

Drawing According to A Rectilinear Personality
, solo, Galerie Zechs (1646), The Hague, NL (2003)

Drawing the Process
, group show organised by Leo Duff, traveling show, UK. (2003)

H.D.I.Y.L., drawings
with Joan Molloy & Susan Roan, House Gallery, London, UK (2000)

 

 
Duo Exhibition 'Follow me I'm your bird, Galerie Lutz, Delft (2021)
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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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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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‘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)
 
   

Commissions in public & private space

'Huiskraai (Corvus Splendens)' background animation & images for House Crow performance by poet Annelie David and puppeteer Rik Rikken about migration, flying, waste, mourning, starting over and hospitality, Man in de maan, Eindhoven, NL (2021)

'Liederen voor het leven' by the 'Klimaatdichters'. Livecast from Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam.
Animations and co-organisor multi disiplinairy evening about endangered species (2021)

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

Caught @ Todaysart, large live projections on city hall of my drawings, Todaysart, The Hague, NL (2011)

‘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)

 

Liederen voor het leven. Co-operation with the Klimaatdichters
at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam (2021)
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Mood Swing in Zeebelt, window drawing,
Theatre Zeebelt
, The Hague (2009-2012)

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

Teaching (selection)

 

Tutoring

Private lessons and coaching (since 1998)

Online Tutor, MCBA, Minnesota Centre for Book Arts, Minneapolis, USA (since 2021)

Visiting Tutor Illustration & Animation Dept, St. Joost, Breda (2020 & 2021)

Tutor Autonomous Drawing, Fine Art, KABK, The Hague, NL (2015 - 2019)

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

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

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

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

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

 

Lectures/Talks

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

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

Beeldende Kunstenaar in de klas, Villa Zebra, Rotterdam (2010)

Symposium Tekenen, BK050, Groningen. (2010)

Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam (2010)

Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam (2009)

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

HKU, de Hogeschool voor de kunsten Utrecht (2004)

Buffalo State College, USA (2000)

AKI, Enschede (1999)

 

 

Organising/Editing (selection)


Co-organising and visuals for 'Liederen voor het Leven', multi disiplinairy evenings about endangered species with the 'Klimaatdichters' (since 2020)

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

Editor & initiator, www.illustrationdaily.com (2012-2019)

Organisor & initiator, Innocent Drawing ( 2016-2017)

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

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

Commitee member Art & Culture, Rotterdam Council (2013)

Co-curating (with Eelco van der Lingen and others from Nest) 'Notes on Narratives', a group show based on my work in Nest, The Hague, NL (2009) with Paulien Oltheten, Han Hoogerbrugge, Sebastiaan Schlicher, Marijn Akkermans, Bas de Wit, Marcel van Eeden, Ruth Gwily and Ingrid Mol.

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

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

Extern examinator, Fine Art Dept, HKU Academy, Utrecht (2008)

Editor ‘Online Imaging’, Color Bites (2006)

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

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

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

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

 

 
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Online Editorial Ecological Illustration Workshop , St Joost, 2021
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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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Speaker at Illustratie Biennale, 2012

 
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Innocent Drawing Logo, 2016
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Illustration Daily, since 2012
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Curator Volkskrant Oog - online platform for artists on news and current affairs (2007 - 2009)

   

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

 

 
   

Funding & Awards

2020 World Illustration Awards (longlist) for 'Exercises in Drawn Protest'

2020 Cheltenham Illustration Awards (Book & Exhibition) for 'Exercises in Drawn Protest'

2019 Cheltenham Illustration Awards (Book & Exhibition) for 'De Vrouwenvereniging'

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

 

 

 
   

Other Education

Workshops & Short Courses followed by me

2022 Royal Drawing School, 'World Imagery in Art', online course

2021 Royal Drawing School, 'Plant Time: Slow Drawing', online course

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

 

 

Press

(information not added yet... in progress)

Lijna:
https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2007/02/26/7-redenen-om-thuis-te-blijven-11281712-a738027

 

 

 
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