YVON KOOPMAN

Yvon Koopman

 

Born 14 December 1952 in Breda the Netherlands

 

Education:

 

Teacher’s degree in art 1973

Academy of Arts in Rotterdam 1979 - 1981

Master degree in arts 1986

 

Teaching in arts:

Home economy school

High school

University for elementary school teachers

 

CHOICE OF PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

 

1983 - Project during 5 days in an office building in Schiedam  (solo)

 

1984 - Installation with paper ball’s in gallery 't Heks in Tilburg (solo)

 

1985 - Participator in a time sculpture during 24 hours with Toin Horves and others in the city museum of The Hague

 

1986 - Performance "PAPERWEIGHT 90" in museum Prinsenhof Delft (solo)

 

- Exhibition of sculptures in the city hall of Zwijndrecht (Artista's group)

 

- Performance "PAPERFIELD" and "TOTAL GRASS in the Madison Art Centre (WI) U.S.A.

 

1987 - Exhibition in the Zonneruiter Schiphol Amsterdam (artista's group)

 

- Project with 1000 paper reliefs for Elegance magazine 

 

- Performance "FOREST" on paper art seminar in Maastricht (solo)

 

1988 - Project Doos III Tabernacle

 

1989 - Exhibition "DREAMSCAPE" gallery Joke de Brieder Rotterdam (solo)

 

- Project "TWIGHLIGHT SOUVENIR" during Theatro Fantastico Rotterdam (solo)

 

- Project / Performance Doos IV "PAPERNOISE" Rotterdam

 

- Project "olie op de golven" during 600 th anniversary of Delfshaven (solo)

 

- Exhibition Art fair Kortrijk Belgium 

 

1990 - Exhibition in gallery de Groene Weiden  in Lampernis¬se Belgium

 

- Exhibition in city museum of Gouda (group)

 

- Exhibition in gallery De Boog in IJsselstein (solo)

 

- Exhibition in the Waag in Leiden

 

- Exhibition in A.Z.L. Hospital in Leiden

 

1991 - Exhibition in gallery Art Propos The Hague

 

- Project relatie geschenk for Waterschap IJsselmonde

 

- Project / Exhibition in gallery Tudelu

 

- Project transformation of tram for R.E.T. Rotterdam

 

- Project transformation of street cleaner’s car for ROTEB Rotterdam

 

- Exhibition at Kunstbeurs in Kortrijk Belgium

 

1992 - Opening and presentation of new logo for Waterleidingbedrijf Z.H.Z

 

- Exhibition at city hall Schoonhoven

 

- Project / Performance in collaboration with three choreographers and ballet for 150 years T.U. Delft

 

- Project transformation of 6 lampposts "FLUISTERPALEN" project FLORIADE Zoetermeer

 

- Project "Tolerance trophy" for P.W.S Rotterdam

 

- Project sketch design for children’s daycare centre Schiedam

 

1993 - Performance "PAPERSCAPE" city museum Schiedam

 

- Exhibition Kunstbeurs city museum Schiedam 

 

- Project 1% commission S.P. Sandhage Kijkduin

 

- Project sketch design environment trophy for city council Schiedam

 

- Project IALA gift HONOLULU for MARITIME PILOTS CONSULTANCY Rotterdam

 

1994 - Project Story international stage design 

 

- Opening's presentation with Min. Weiers Congrescentrum Den Haag

 

1994 - Exhibition Kunstbeurs Stedelijk museum Schiedam 

 

- Project 40 special gifts for I P Diemen (CAP VOLMAC)

 

1995 - Project in co-operation with Artotheek Schiedam and three

Schools

 

- Paper sculpture & promo gift for NASHUATEC "PAPER FLOW" convention

 

- City of Schiedam 31 bronze "parkeer boompjes"

 

- Opening ceremony for "smartcard" convention

with minister Borst ('t Spant Bussum)

 

- Opening ceremony for S.P.C. Sandhage

with secretary of state Mrs. Erica Terpstra

 

1996 - Promotional gifts for emancipation comity Schiedam

 

- Installation for Nashuatec convention

 

- Design garbage truck with delfts blue motif

 

- Performance in Kröller Muller museum for OHRA

 

1997 - Promotional gifts for OHRA

 

- Object for AZL Hospital in Leiden

 

- 200 Objects for T.A.C. in The Hague opening with Drs. W. Deetman

 

- Group exhibition museum of Schiedam

 

1998 - R.I.A.G. project Rotterdam

 

- Promotional gifts for OHRA

 

- Art project for one century celebration O.N.S. Schiedam

 

- Exhibition at Bieleveld & Kooy Nijmegen

 

1999 - Monumental lantern sculpture in a park in Schiedam

 

- Neon and collage sculpture in Gorinchem

 

- Performance project in White Water University U.S.A.

 

2000 - Exhibition in Esslingen Germany

- Light object for school in Schiedam

- Object for Jan Anderson Museum

- Two Objects for city council of De Lier

- Object for Woongoed Rotterdam

- 175 collages for Cum Suis Marketing services

 

2001 - 16 objects for Royal Huisman Shipyards

 

- Project painting a tunnel with children in Berkel en Rodenrijs

- Project painting with children in deelgemeente Delfshaven

- Project “Zilt” in Hook of Holland

- Workshop with retarded artists from Europe (Rotterdam 2001)

 

2002 - Project on “ganzerikplein” in Rotterdam

 

- Art project on primary  “de Tuimelaar”

- Sketch design for  Schipluiden

- Art books for john de Mol

- Illustrations for ONS annual report

 

 

2003 - Art project concerning 58 block’s of flats in Schiedam

- Object for the Rotaryclub Hoogeveen

- Art project with 3 primary schools in Barendrecht

 

2004 - Visualisation of poems made by pupils Waalsche School Rotterdam

- Art painting project with the tenants of an apartment block in Rotterdam

- Art project with young carers to produce a bronze art piece

- Art project with hairdressers and their clients

- Farewell object for the director of a primer school made with the pupils.

 

2005 - Room number project for Art hotel Rotterdam

- Concept for anti litter campaign in Spijkenisse awarded in Dutch competition.

- Special presentation for Dutch windmill day in Schiedam

- Breakfast performance in a park in Schiedam.

- Project with residents of an Old people’s home in Rotterdam

- Project painting 1e pile of an apartment block with primary school children

 

2006 - Design for Cooperative housing project 3000 umbrella’s with a roof tile print

- Art project making road sign’s with primary school children

 

2007 - Container art project with paper boats in Vlaardingen

- Art project with 3 primary schools Spijkenisse creating 12 meter piece in the water called “the clean(beautiful)  line”.

- Floating art made by children of a primary school in Schiedam swimming pool.

- Art piece in the entrance hall of an apartment building in Schiedam

 

2008 - Operation “vensterbank” a project creating a giant windowsill with 15  6ft tall flowerpots and trees near Rotterdam Airport.

- 4 Trophy’s made for VROM.

 

2009 - Tall flowerpot with tree and poem on Lobeliaplein Spijkenisse

- Container art project “waterweg” in Vlaardingen.

- Community art project Schiedam.

- Art project “Allerzielen” cemetery Holy in Vlaardingen.

- Project Cobra paintings for Saint Nicolas arrival in Schiedam with schoolchildren.

 

2010 - Project roof garden with high school students and elderly people.

- Art project “Winterlicht”in Schiedam.

- Project “Mozaïkbank” with children of OBS het startblok.

- Art project “Fish & Chips” with Snack bar Coby in Schiedam.

 

2011 - “Vogelhuishuisje” project with parents and children transforming a power distribution.

- “Boerenhekken” fence painting project with various participants from Schipluiden.

 

2012 - “Gluren bij de buren” participation project with children from the Heldringschool Rotterdam involving a 98 feet printed fence.

- Hidden treasures exhibition in gallery ‘t Walvis.

 

2013 - Winterlicht project “Lichtspoor” in collaboration with elderly home Jacobs Gasthuis  residents.

 

2014 - Exhibition Gorcums Museum.

- Exhibition Gemeente Museum Maassluis.

- Project glass recycling “Hippe Vogel” with elementary school St. Josef.

- Exhibition  RAR gallery Spijkenisse 

 

2015    - Winterlicht project “Pink Clouds for Liduina”

- Project Art Route “Liduina” for city council of Schiedam

- Exhibition Recycle art project Rome Italy

- Exhibition “mooi verpakt” Schiedam

 

2016 - Project “Kunst van de Duurzaamheid”Vlaardingen

 

2017 - Project Reminders –

“Proef de Plantage” 

“Plantage Art”

 

2018 - Winterlicht  Project 

“Dons”  

“Headlights”

 

- Exhibition “Wit” gallery Schiedam

 

- Opening performance Gorcums museum

 

- Exhibition Art Gallery Voûte Schiedam