by Ruttkowski68 on October 27, 2011
From the 4th until the 27th of November, the painter Collin van der Sluijs (NL) is showing new canvases and large scale drawings. The opening takes place on the 4th of November at 8pm. You can also sign up for the Facebook event.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
Dirty Diaries is a series of work based upon personal experiences of van der Sluijs with life and death in 2010 and 2011, the dirty way death can grab someone you love, and the great joy of receiving new life. These emotions reflect the body of paintings and drawings that are presented at Ruttkowski68.
ABOUT COLLIN VAN DER SLUIJS
At the age of 12 van der Sluijs attended the school for traditional painting in Goes (NL) where he studied old techniques and theory about painting. In 1996 he graduated and was accepted for a 4 years painting and graphic education at St.Lucas in Boxtel, the Netherlands. After the graduation in 2000, van der Sluijs attended the art-academy St. Joost in Breda, the Netherlands.
After the graduation van der Sluijs moved to the south of the Netherlands where he lives and works.
His work is a translation of personal pleasures and struggles in daily life, translated in his own visual language and has been widely published in magazines and books and exhibited in art spaces in the Netherlands, Germany, France, England, Belgium, The U.S.A, Luxembourg, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain.