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Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1969
Works and lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and NYC

Silvia Russel

 
Solo exhibitions
2014 Sweet Garden, private commission, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 Drawing in the Garden, private commission, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2012 Extended Drawing, private commission, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011 Keep Movin’ (upstairs), St. Anna Hospital, Geldrop, the Netherlands
  At Home, GGzInGeest, Bennebroek, the Netherlands
2010 In Between Time, LMAKprojects, NYC
  Keep Movin’!, permanent wall painting, St. Anna Hospital, Geldrop, the Netherlands
Oso Sma, CBK Zuid-Oost, Amsterdam
2009 Borough(ed) Stories,LMAKprojects, New York
2008 No Go, Sanquin, Amsterdam
  Show me your world, LMAKprojects, New York
  New Space, Sanguin, Amsterdam
2007 Get The Connection, LMAKprojects, New York
  City lijf, your-space, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
  Organic City, The Blue House, Amsterdam
2005 Lucky Girl, LMAKprojects, New York City
2003 Diary Drawings, Loods 6, Amsterdam
   
Group exhibitions (selection)
2013 Summer Exhibition, LMAKprojects, NYC
Public Reflection
, Re: Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2012 Feminist Art Base, Brooklyn Museum, New York
The Far Future is Nature
, TETEM, Enschede, the Netherlands
7th Berlin Biennale, Digitial Art base, ArtWiki, Berlin, Germany
ZomerExpo 2012
, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, the Netherlands
Summer Exhibition
, Royal Academy of Arts, London, (pending) , UK
2011 ZomerExpo, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, the Netherlands
  Pictura, Dordrecht, the Netherlands
2010 5e lustrum Galerie Joghem, Sanquin, Amsterdam
The Daily Exhaustion artist publications exhibition, Bar Babette, Berlin
100 X 100!, De salon, Rotterdam
2009 Towing the Line, drawing space, WhiteBox, New York
2008 The blue period, Vlaardingen, the Netherlands
  In Sight, borough Noord, Amsterdam
2007 Mothers’ Finest, part of an exhibition by Jeanne van Heeswijk
and Dennis Kaspori, NAI, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Hermitage Helmond, Helmond, The Netherlands
2006 Preview Berlin, LMAKprojects
Investigating IJburg, The Blue House, Amsterdam
Maco, LMAKprojects, Mexico City, Mexico
2005 Ladyshave, Cell Project Space, London, England
Holiday Art, LMAKprojects, Brooklyn, New York
FIAC, LMAKprojects, Paris, France
Maco, LMAKprojects, Mexico City
Ladyshave home edition, MAMAshowroom, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Art Rotterdam, LMAKprojects, Upstream Gallery, Rotterdam
At Night, LMAKprojects, Brooklyn
2004 Only drawings, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam
Opposites, Suite 106 Gallery, New York City
Van Bommel Van Dam prize, 12th edition, Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo, the Netherlands
2003 SMLXL, MAMAshowroom, Rotterdam
2001 Sony City, Badhoevedorp, the Netherlands
Dreef Exhibition, Countyhall Noord-Holland, Haarlem, the Netherlands
2000 Art Haven, Exeter, England
Gas Water Light, Westergas factory, Amsterdam
24 hours at the Westergas factory, Westergas factory, Amsterdam
     
Projects  
2013 Workshop KPMG (with Art-Partner), Amsterdam
Tree of Life
, Mosaic for community centre in Amsterdam North, Amsterdam
2012 Sandy Relief Drawing project, with ChildrensMovement, Brooklyn
School Drawing Project, Amsterdam Oost, the Netherlands
‘ North Again!’
, Public Art Project, Amsterdam Noord, the Netherlands
2011 Welcome Home, project at Psychiatrisch Centrum InGeest, Bennebroek, the Netherlands
  Rare View, Book cover for: Incident Reports, D.M. Zwart ed. , Utrecht, the Netherlands
  De Barak, Lelystad
2010 Drawing in the Garden, Private collection, Maastricht, the Netherlands
2009
Women Only, in Drawings, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Go West, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
2008 Portraits of Experience, Van Abbemuseum/GGzE, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
In Sight,
borough Noord, Amsterdam
The blue period, Vlaardingen, the Netherlands
2007 Edit Festival, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Neighbourworks, Brooklyn, New York
2006 Berlin stories, Berlin, Germany
Mothers’ Finest: IJburg in Drawings, The Blue House, project in collaboration with Jeanne van Heeswijk
2005 This is it, The Blue House, Amsterdam
2004 Spotlight, Warehouse Europe, Amsterdam
2003 Old, but still good, Loods 6, Amsterdam
     
Teaching Positions  
2011 Guest teacher, ROC op Maat, Amsterdam
  Guest teacher, TU Berlin
2010 Guest teacher, TU Berlin
  Guest teacher, ROC op Maat, Amsterdam
  Guest teacher master students faculty of arts Den Bosch, Rotterdam, The
Hague and Breda
2009 Teacher, T-HUIS, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
   
Education  
1987 - 1994: MA psychology & MA philosophy, University of Amsterdam
1992 - 1993: Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
     
Bibliography  
2013 Made in North: Art projects in the North, City of Amsterdam eds.
2012 Feminist art base, Brooklyn Museum, New York
SummerExpo 2012, catalogue, GemeenteMuseum The Hague, eds.
2011 Welkom Thuis, GGZ inGeest, eds.
ZomerExpo, Gemeentemuseum The Hague
  Living room full of artworks, Haarlems Dagblad, 7 april
  The art of hospitality, Indrukken, februari
  Welcome Home, Created in Noord-Holland red.
  Art Route, St. Anna Hospital, Kerstin Niemann red.
  Locating the Producers: Durational Approaches to Public Art, Paul O'Neill and Claire Doherty, eds., Bristol
  Blue Print, Jeanne van Heeswijk & Yane Calovski eds., Amsterdam
2010 Just Drawings, Silvia Russel/LMAKprojects, eds. NYC
East side story, Michael Wilson, Art Forum Diary, NYC
Paintings of women, Benjamin Sutton, L-Magazine, NYC
2009 Borough(ed) Stories, Stories from the neighbourhoods, Silvia Russel/LMAKprojects, eds., Amsterdam/New York City
Blueprint, drawings on IJburg,
Silvia Russel/The Blue House, eds.
2008 Portraits of Experience, Van Abbemuseum/GGzE, eds.
2007 Lucette ter Borg, 'Het Blauwe Huis is een bolwerk met lage drempels', in: NRC Handelsblad, August 31th
Sandra Jongenelen, Hermitage Helmond, in: Kunstbeeld nr. 05
Toine Heijmans, in: La Vie Vinex, L.J. Veen, Amsterdam
Sara Reisman, Partners in Crime, Sara Reisman ed. New York City
Community tables in Zeeburg, Publication Borrough of Zeeburg, Amsterdam
Hermitage Helmond, Esther Didden ed., The Hague
News from the House, Publication The Blue House, Amsterdam
2006 Toine Heijmans, ‘Jonge Moeders’, in: de Volkskrant, April 5th
Marinus de Ruiter, ‘Chewing the fat’, in: Amsterdam Weekly, April 20th
2005 Marina de Vries, ‘Art Rotterdam blinkt niet meer uit in avontuur’, in: de Volkskrant, February 24th
Max Westerman, RTL4 news, February 4th
Rob Perres, ‘Jong talent op Art Rotterdam’, in: Kunstbeeld nr. 03
Sandra Smallenburg, ‘Verslag van een ziekbed’, in: NRC Handelsblad,
January 3th
2004 Marina de Vries,’Kraaijer altijd in gevecht met zichzelf’, in: de Volkskrant, November 30th
Van Bommel Van Dam prize, 12th edition, publication by Museum Van Bommel Van Dam
Drawings, brochure, own publication
Silvia Russel, Drawings 2001 – 2003, 103 p., own publication
2003 Opzij Magazine, June copy
2001 Hollands Maandblad, April copy
‘Nieuw Licht’, Noordhollands Dagblad, March 25th
     
Grants/Sponsorships/Prizes  
2013

Projectgrant, City of Amsterdam
Projectgrant, Housing Association Eigen Haard, Amsterdam
2012

Projectgrant, Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst
Projectgrant, Woningbouwvereniging Eigen Haard
2011 Projectgrant, St. Anna hospital, Geldrop
2010 Sanguin Art Prize 2010, Amsterdam
  Projectgrant, Cultureel Educatief Centrum, Amsterdam Bijlmer
  Projectgrant, St. Anna hospital, Geldrop
  Working Grant, CBK Zuid Oost, Amsterdam
2009 Publication grant, Consulate General of the Netherlands, New York City
2007 Project grants, City council, Amsterdam
Project grant, Amsterdam Foundation for the Arts, The Netherlands
2006 Project grant, City council, Amsterdam
2005 Project grant, Amsterdam Foundation for the Arts, the Netherlands
Exhibition grant, Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam
Exhibition grant, Consulate of the Netherlands, New York City
2004 Project grant, Amsterdam Foundation for the Arts
Project grant, City council, Amsterdam
Sponsorship, Heijmans Real Estate Development, Almere, the Netherlands
2003 4-year-working grant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts,Design and
Architecture
2002 Project grant, City council, Amsterdam
     
Artists Files  
Flat Files, Pierogi 2000 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Irving Sandler Artists Files, Artists Space, New York City
     
     
     

 


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