VEERLE ROOMS

Cogels Osylei 7 – 2600 Berchem - België

° 1947, Sint-Niklaas Tel/ fax 32-3-235 26 54, E-mail: veerle.rooms@scarlet.be - www.rooms-veerle.be


Profession: Teacher at the Carolus Magnus-College in Antwerp from 1970 till 2007

President StAP vzw (Studio Artistic Projects)

Artist in residence at a.o

- Portland State University, Standfort University California,

Syracuse University New York, Tamarind Institute New Mexico, University of Nebraska at Omaha, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, University of South Dakota in Vermillion, 2003 Georgia State University Atlanta (USA)

- TWA Johannesburg, University of Stellenbosch, Belleville-Capetown (ZA)

- Jan van Eyck Akademie (NL),

- `Printsaurus’, Sôkei Art School, Musashino Art University Tokyo (JP)

- Fundacio Pilar i Joan Miro-Mallorca (ES)

- Erfurt (DE)

- Christchurch ( NZ)

- Novokuznetsk (RU)


Studies


Institute Sint-Maria, Antwerp

National Higher Institute of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Specialization Printmaking, Belgrade (former Yugoslavia)

Specialization Printing (relief printing) in Tokyo ; Paper(making) art in Koshi (JP)

Specialization Monotype in Portland (USA)

Specialization Heliogravure in New York (USA)

Specialization ‘Acrylic Resist Etching’ & ‘Photo-Polymer Film’ in Edinburg (UK /Scotland)

Specialization Digital Prints in Boston (USA)


Prizes


1975 Laureate of the Belgian Foundation ‘Roeping’ (BE)

1977 Provincial Prize for Printmaking, Antwerp (BE)

1985 Distinction by the Ministry of the Flemish Community as appreciation and encouragement of the artistic calling (BE)

1989 Winning Work of the `Biennial for Printmaking’, Wakayama (JP)

1991 Winning Work of the `International Triennial Against War’, Lublin (PL),

Special Prize `IWA Foundation’ (former Czechoslovakia)

1996 Grand Prix `The International Biennial of Graphic Art in Metal Techniques’ Cuprum VII (PL)



Individual exhibitions since 1990


  1. City Club Antwerp, Frans Masereel Center Kasterlee, De Groene Weiden Lampernisse, Koetshuis Isschot, Itegem,(BE) Troisdorf (DE)

1991 Galerie Witteveen Amsterdam (NL), Musée Communale Gordes (FR)

1992 Galerij Kunsthuis Antwerp, Kiekenhoeveschuur Essen (BE)

1993 Galerij 8 Antwerp, Community Center `In de Maalbeek’ Brussels, Cultural Center Wégimont, Meguro Museum of Art Tokyo, Belgium-Flanders Exchange Center Osaka (JP)

1994 Jordaenshuis Antwerp, Ontmoetingscentrum Acebe-Vizo Antwerp (BE)

1995 Galerij Van Lommel Vlezenbeek (BE)

1996 Galerie Kunsthof Aarschot, Gallery 40 Temse (BE)

1997 Galerie Witteveen Amsterdam, Flemish Cultural Center ‘De Brakke Grond’ Amsterdam (NL), Creiger Dane Gallery Boston, Frog Gallery Beresford South Dakota (USA)

1998 Kunsgalery Universiteitsmuseum Stellenbosch (ZA) Kunstgalerij Jacques Gorus Antwerp (BE)

1999 Eupreuve d’Artiste grafiekgalerie, Elzenveld- Antwerp (BE)

2000 Knokke (BE)

2001 Osaka (JP),

2002 Antwerp (Stedelijk Prentenkabinet)(B), Galerie Witteveen (Amsterdam - NL)

2003 Atlanta (USA), Sint-Niklaas Stedelijk Museum, Knokke Art Gallery “La Reserve”, Antwerp

De Heerlijkheid (BE)

2004 Antwerp ‘Huyse Molensloot’ Kunstgalerie, Berchem ‘Zaal 7’ (BE)

2005 Merendree Galerie L. Lambrecht, Edegem “Huis Hellemans”, Koksijde Galerie Wijland,(BE) Novosibirsk, State Art Museum (RU)

2006 Antwerp ‘Arte Falco’(BE), Przemysl (PL), Chur (CH), Moscou ‘Elena Vrublevskaya Gallery’(RU)

2007 Aartselaar , Hamme, Novosibirsk (RU)

2008 Christchurch (NZ) Stellenbosch, Pretoria (ZA)

2009 Novosibirsk, Novokuznetsk (RU)

2010 Antwerp (Anna³) (BE)

2011 Bornem-Hingene ‘De Notelaer’ (BE), Kemerovo ‘State Museum’ (RU)

2012 Antwerp ‘Zaal 7’ (BE), Koksijde ‘Galerie Welnis/ Oostduinkerke’ (BE)

Johannesburg Art Gallery & Artist Proof Studio (ZA)

Projects: 2000 - 2012


2001 Portfolio: Europa int.

2002oertfolio: lio " KBC Antwerp – Veerle Rooms = “contemporary graphic Art with New Horizons”

2003 De Rebus – Project with 7 Flemish Printmakers -7 Writers

2004-2005 E-POS I Personal Vocabulary - (BE/VL) – (ZA)

2004-2009 5 Days in September (BE/VL) – (RU)

2005-2006 Zand-Steen/Stein-Sand: (BE/VL) – (CH)

2006-2007 E-POS II Cross-Pollination – (B/VL) – (ZA)

2008-2010 Our Soldiers: (BE/VL) – (NZ)

2009 Flemish-Estonian Dialogue /Liaison Agency Flanders- Europe / Europa (EU)

2011 Rock Art in Modern Society

2011-2012 Belgium & Japan-Tosei Print Exchange ‘Printsaurus’ / Kyoto City University of Art ‘PrintsTokyo2012' in Museum of Ueno, Tokyo – (JP)

2012 Johannesburg Artist Proof Studio & University of Johannesburg (ZA)

At the end of 2002 an abundantly illustrated monography about the life and work of VEERLE ROOMS in a national and international context was printed by publishing house Lannoo.