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Henk KlinkhamerBiography: Drawing and painting have been his passion since he was a child. At the age of 10 he was already familiar with the easel; At 14 he held his first exhibition. Later on as a bulb-worker, not a night past by without him setting the brush to work, inspired by Cezanne, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt and Picasso. "The freedom of form and colour that's what drew me to them; he says. "Discipline is tremendously important you simply must have that drive.Painting and Art are two separate things. Painting is therapeutic, done for leisure. Being an artist is your conviction, it's your entire motivation. Henk Klinkhamer was born on 31 march 1952 in Leiden. 1966: Exhibition with "lijn en kleur" groep hillegom 1969: Exhibition Studio 17, Hillegom 1985: Solo-exhibition K.G.C. Hillegom, Group-exhibition in; Toronto, Galgary, Ottowa, Vancouver, Canada and Gallery Tropical in Antwerpen. Assignment B.M.S. Leiden. 1986: Foundation Sybarit Art Group. Exhibition KGC Gallery, Hillegom. 1987: Exhibition Jas & Klinkhamer "Paperworks", Artopa. Lisse. Assignment Proforms, Heerhugowaard. Assignment Sloos, Hillegom. Exhibition Bollenschilders, Noordwijk. Assignment Blues Brothers, Hillegom 1988: Assignment local government Hillegom. Assignment C.N.B. Lisse. Exhibition A.& B. Promotions Amsterdam. 1989: Exhibition North Sea Gallery Scheveningen.Exhibition Cultureleraad, Hillegom. Jas and Klinkhamer declare the bulb-area of north- and south Holland "Art-territory" 1990: Assignment Proforms Heerhugowaard. Wallpainting Queen Juliana pavilion Keukenhof, Lisse. World Clean project “Art in the Flowers” with Robert v. Vliet. Assignment “Art Underground Project” Music-theater Amsterdam, size 2x37 meter. Assignment “Hersen-scan” Synopsis, Noordwijkerhout. 1991: Exhibition Cultureleraad Hillegom. Assignments Proforms Heerhugowaard. Assignment “Montessori Group”, Zelhem. Assignment "Montessori International”, Californie. Assignment Hollland Catering, Heemstede. 1992: Assignment Labkoo for 150 silkscreen-prints Skybox Ajax Stadion Amsterdam, together with Robert v. Vliet. exhibition Proforms Heerhugowaard in presence of Mrs. Korte van Hemel (secretary of state of the Netherlands). 1993: Solo-exhibition Kersentuin Amsterdam. Unicef, Megafestatie Utrecht, Guiness Book of Records together with: Patty Harpenau, Candy Dulfer, Arnold v. der Leijden a.o. The painting went to the president of Ghana. 1994: Assignment Chinese flowergarden “Peking-China.”.... to see complete biography, click on artist's name Country: Lisse Birthyear: 1952 Media: acrylic Style: other, Figurative Subjects: people, portraits and characters
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