Rita van der Vegt  1940 Rotterdam NL

van Eeghenstraat 95-1

Vinkenstraat 123hs

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education and training

2000 Trip to New Mexico, USA. Some tulip-objects bought by the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fé
1998 Working for three months at the European Ceramic Work Centre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
1997 Trip to Zimbabwe, where I worked in a sculptors’ community for a few weeks. My work is getting a more figurative character
1992 Fitting up (kiln!) own studio Vinkenstraat Villa Vegtlust
1986-1990 Thanks to a Higher Vocational Training retraining scheme an old dream came true: The Rietveld School of Art, ceramics branch (diploma). Teachers: Jan van der Vaart and Henk Trumpie. Practical training at the latter’s studio Structuur 68 in The Hague
1981 National Certificate B for Handicrafts, Amsterdam
1979 Switch from instructor at infant teacher training college, Enschede, to instructor at Teacher training college, Amsterdam
1969 Higher Certificate for Handicrafts Groningen
1960 Teacher’s certificate Utrecht

commissions (selection)

2000 Kunst in het Vechtdal (Art at the Valley of the river Vecht, in the East of The Netherlands
the West of Germany
Buiten Beelden Binnen (Outdoor Sculpture Inside) Amsterdam
De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam (one-woman exhibition)
1999 Keramuze, De Bilt, Bilthoven
Beelden aan de Vecht Sculptures by the river Vecht (in the West of the country) Maarssen NL
1998 Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum, Den Bosch
Over-leven (both ‘On life’ and ‘Surviving’) - exhibition at the Administrative
Centre of the Amsterdam University / Beelden aan de Vecht, Maarssen
Spiegelbeeld  (Reflections), members’ exhibition Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
1997 Beelden aan de Vecht, Maarssen
Rietveld naar de Beurs, Amsterdam
1996 Galerie Vromans, Amsterdam (one-woman exhibition)

Manifestatie Aa-Kunst (Aa-Kunst event), Groningen

1995 Amsteltuin (Amsteltuin Gardens), Amstelveen (catalogue)
1996 Amsteltuin (Amsteltuin Gardens), Amstelveen (catalogue)
1994 Keranova - A new generation of ceramists, Arnhem (catalogue)
Galerie Ooster-Laren, Laren (one-woman exhibition)

A total of around 35 objects were sold. Prices range between Hfl. 60.-- and 15,000.--. In 2000 in the USA and in Australia (Shepparton Art Gallery, permanent collection, catalogue)

commissions (selection)

1996 Wall sculpture, Amstelveen
1994 Sculpture in two parts for the outer wall of the Jellinek-clinic, Amsterdam (municipal program for small-scale art commissions)
1993 Garden sculpture ceramics/concrete, Blaricum

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