Glenda Heyliger

COMING SOON

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GLENDA HEYLIGER, 1957

Born in San Nicolaas, Aruba. Lives and works in Aruba and Saba.

I live in chaos and order

My chaos i put in order

Between chaos and order lies my feelings

Chaos deals with issues

Feelings deal with changes

Order deal with choices

EDUCATION

1992 – 1996 Theatre Design & Art Direction, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam NL

1991 – 1992 Atelier’s ‘89, Oranjestad, Aruba

1984 Detex Eindhoven, Foundation Vakopleiding Textile Retail, Eindhoven NL

1983 – 1987 Fashion Design, Royal Academy of Art and Design ’s-Hertogenbosch NL

1976 – 1981 Medical Microbiology analist HBO-A, University Eindhoven, Eindhoven NL

1973 – 1976 HAVO, Colegio Arubano, Oranjestad, Aruba

1969 – 1973 MAVO, John Wesley College, San Nicolas, Aruba

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2010 Stipendium Award, Fonds BKVB, Kultura Regeling Amsterdam NL

2008 Siman di Expresion, Talento y Creatividad: Reconocimento di Privilegio, Instituto di Cultura Aruba/UNESCO, Oranjestad, Aruba

2005 Siman di Expresion, Talento y Creatividad: Reconocimento di Privilegio, Instituto di Cultura Aruba/UNESCO, Oranjestad, Aruba

2004 Culture Award, Prince Bernhard Cultural Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba

2000 Reed Foundation Award, New York, USA

 

RESIDENCY PROGRAMMES

2000 Vermont Studio Center (residence-artist/Reed Foundation Award Prize), New York, USA

1999 International Artists Workshop ‘bR’, Grand Riviere, Trinidad 1997 International Artists Workshop Soroa, Soroa, Cuba

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1999 Ancla, Cas di Partido AVP, Aruba

1996 Backyard, MOIRA, Utrecht NL

1993 Nude Models, The Cinderella Schoenenbeurs, Amsterdam, NL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2014 – 2016 Art-teacher for Preparatory Classes, Academy of Fine Arts and Design Aruba, Oranjestad.

2015 Art-teacher for 20 art-students of Curacao, Academy of Fine Arts and Design Aruba, Oranjestad.

2015 Arts inspired by Andre Kuipers, dutch astronaut, Colegio Laura Wernet-Paskel, Library Project,Oranjestad, Aruba

2013 200 years Kingdom Relations of The Netherlands, Zwolle NL

2013 HiT and RUN bar Design, San Nicolaas, Aruba

2013 ASSD, ARUBA StirSticks Design© established, San Nicolaas, Aruba

2013 INIVA London Conference-project, Open University, London, UK

2012 Encuentro Prome Bienal Aruba 2011-12, Aruba

2011 MICROCOSM, US premiere of the Royal Netherlands Embassy at the Residence of The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Washington D.C., USA

2011 MuheFrida/Santa Frida, Cas Di Cultura,Oranjestad, Aruba/ Teatro La Tentashon,Otrabanda, Curacao

2011 Verbonden, %100Controle100%, West Inn Aruba Art Gallery, Oranjestad, Aruba

2010 La Dessalinienne, AYITI, West Inn Aruba Art Gallery, Oranjestad, Aruba

2006 Information and Human Rights, ‘From Washboard to Motherboard’, Acuril XXXVI Expo, Cas di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba

2005 San Nicolaas Beer Bottle Orchestra/Orquestra Balashi, Cas di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba

2004 Sinfatural Night 1, SINFA Steelband Festival, SINFA, San Nicolaas, Aruba

2002 SINFA (Sint Nicolaas Foundation for the Arts) established, San Nicolaas, Aruba

2002 Saprofiet in honor of the Royal visit of Prince Willem Alexander and Princess Maxima Zorreguieta, Cas di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba

2001 – 2002 Arte ‘di nos e ta’, TENT, Rotterdam NL

2001 MARKS of the SOUL, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida USA

2001 The Dutch National Slavery Monument, City Hall, Amsterdam NL

2000 Watamula, The Breathing Holes, International Artists Workshop, Landhuis Knip, Landhuis Bloemhof, Curaçao

2000 Vermont Studio Center (residence-artist/Reed Foundation Award Prize), New York USA

1999 – 2000 San Sebastiaan, Instituto di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba / Classic Art Gallery, Willemstad, Curaçao / Centro de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo, Venezuela

1999 5 years Art Primeur, Dordrecht, Holland 1999 International Artists Workshop ‘bR’, Grand Riviere, Trinidad Arte’99, Identidat…ayera awe mayan, Willemstad, Curaçao

1997 Art Primeur ’97, Dordrecht, Holland 1997 Sexta Bienal de la Habana ’97, Havana, Cuba 1997 International Artists Workshop Soroa, Soroa, Cuba

1997 Trade Routes, 2nd Johannesburg Bienale, Capetown, South Africa

1996 Autobiographical Self - portrait, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam NL

1995 Forceful Things, the Black Book of my Life, the Dutch Central Bank, Amsterdam NL

1995 PRAHA ’95, Quadriënale Prague ’95, Prague, Czechia