How to Work as a Designer without a Gallery (Dinie Besem) responded by How to Manage a Gallery and to Work with Artist (Doreen Pijnburg-Timers, Gallery Door). The talk is live streamed, and available through this link, Monday 25.1.2021, 18:30.
Dinie Besems studied at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Arnhem for one year and four years at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. She is working since 1992 as a designer.
Welcome at Galerie Door!
Galerie Door shows contemporary jewellery and fine art of (inter)national artists and designers that excite. Some because of their directness, others through the original stories and yet others for the poetry and humor in their work. What they all share, however, is their fine craftsmanship.
Trained as an art historian, I continuously look for experimental and conceptual art pieces. All art works tell stories. In Galerie Door these stories can roughly be divided into three themes.
The first theme is art that’s inspired by the beauty of nature, also referred to as ‘The Sublime’. The second theme deals with value. The value of material such as precious stones and gold versus the use of plastics considered as an everlasting – yet often considered – worthless material. The third theme may be described as the painterly theme ‘naïve’ or art that reflects a tribal, folkore type of expression, a universal language.
Galerie Door organizes exhibitions (spring, summer, autumn and winter) and events for artists to gain a broader audience, more publicity and the chance of finding a new ‘home’. They offer you – the audience – a window to a different world, a new door that opens. We would love to welcome you!
Doreen Timmers (1972 Veghel, the Netherlands): I studied art history at the Radboud University in Nijmegen where I graduated. I am trained in analyzing images. During my studies I cultivated my fascination for both medieval and contemporary culture, art and architecture. Especially the aspect of ‘storytelling’ that pervades good art has always had my deepest interest.
I was lucky enough to work at the largest gallery for contemporary art jewellery for over 7 years. But I also worked for 6 years as a museum counselor, and did public relations and marketing for public art and cultural events. This knowledge and these skills I am combining in a gallery where the public can see art jewellery and fine arts together.