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Esther van Waalwijk
Vonderweg 1, 5611 BK, Eindhoven
+31 (0)62 0996296

11-11-1974, Nieuwlekkerland, the Netherlands



1997 January-March


Collodium photography workshop by Jeroen de Wijs

Div. workshops technical photography by Sonja van Driel

Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
Qualifications: Postgraduate Diploma in Sculpture

Limerick College of Art and Design, Ireland (Erasmus exchange project)
Subjects: Sculpture and photography

Academie voor Beeldende Vorming, Tilburg, the Netherlands (Tilburg College of Art and Design)
Qualifications: Sculpture degree and teacher's degree


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2015 March

2014 July

2014 March

2014 March

2013 April

2013 March

2012 Sept-Nov

2011 November-December

2010 March

2009 July-September

2008 september

2008 August

2007 Oktober

2007 May

2006 November

2005 Nov - 2006 Jan

2005 October

2005 March

2004 November

2004 June/July

2003 August

2002 August

2002 July

2001 August

1999 June

1999 June

exhibition of series photographic color etchings at Kasteel Tongelaar, Mill, The Netherlands.

exhibition tête-à-tête project in cooperation with Mo Swillens at Gallery Wilms, Venlo

exhibition and book presentation tête-à-tête project in cooperation with Mo Swillens, KALEID, London, UK

exhibition tête-à-tête project in cooperation with Mo Swillens at the Dutch Design Week ‘hidden treasures’, TAC, the Netherlands.

book release and exhibition tête-à-tête project in cooperation with Mo Swillens at de Cacaofabriek, Helmond, the Netherlands.

Exhibtion & performance ‘Leda and the Swan’ for project ‘Admirant Art’, Eindhoven

Groupexhibition ‘Last supper’, photography, gallery Nasty Alice Eindhoven

Solo exhibition ’17 seconds’, installation and photography, de kunstparaktijk, Veldhoven, The Netherlands

Solo exhibition with 3 installations and photography, TAC, Eindhoven

The installation 'stille beweging' has been bought by St. Catherine's Cemetery, The Netherlands.

Installation 'Stille beweging', Kempenlandmuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

'Halfwezen pt 2' , site specific video-installation, groupexhibition Klub Koe, St. Jan Cathedral, 's Hertogenbosch.

'Hekje-slootje-hekje', site-specific
video-installation, group-exhibition,
Kunst op de Koekoek, Etteleur,
The Netherlands

'Halfwezen' , video-installation at
exhibiotion 'Wegwezen', in co-operation
with Katelijne Arts and Maureen Prins,
Kunst Eyssen, Alkmaar, the Netherlands

'Vaarwel', Oerol, Terschelling,
The Netherlands

Group exhibition 'Verstand van smaak 4', TAC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Boezemland'. Duo-exhibition containing 6 video-installations around a theme, presented in different selfmade spaces, in cooperation with Pé Okx, at the NBKS, Breda, the Netherlands.

Video-installation 'Hekje-slootje-hekje' at the manifestation 'Met andere ogen', initiated by the Provincie Zuid Holland, situated at the secondary road N 210, Zuid Holland, The Netherlands

Exhibition 'Chemistry' and photographs as part of the exhibition Bougainville by Rayke Verhoeven, HKBC STROOM, The Hague

Presentation Blimey! films in show-box in cooperation with Maureen Prins and Blimey! at the Crossing Border festival in The Hague

Site specific video-installation at Summer Exhibition ‘de Kunstcamping’, Heeswijk, The Netherlands

Exhibition 'Raampost' (Window Mail), at festival Boulevard, 's Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

Installation 'The head spinning', at What's Happening II, Artots/Artis, 's Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

'Bunkerproject', Westbroekpark, The Hague, the Netherlands, exhibition in cooperation with Maureen Prins and Katelijne Arts

Installation 'L'heure bleue' at festival de Boulevard, s'Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Exhibition: 'Corridor', Gosford House, Longniddry, Scotland

Graduation exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot-Watt University, Scotland

Other activities


2012 - now

2011 - 2012

2009 - now

2008 - now

2004 - now

1999 - now

1998 - 2008

1999 - now

1997 - now

Design & photography for the book ‘Kook het lekker zelf’, a children’s cookbook

Collodian photography

Design & photography for the book ‘ Duidelijk koken met Sandra’, a cookbook for people with autistic impairment.

House photographer for various companies for example Kanters Veghel and the European Design Centre, s' Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

Started with the compagny e-ster-fotografie
(fotoreportages for wedding, theatre, dance, pregnancy etc.)

Wedding photography and designing wedding albums

Freelance light engineer at Effenaar and Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Artwork, light engineering, video's and other visual aspects for experimental popgroup Blimey!

Designing company logo's and corporate identity

Artwork for various compact discs (Blimey!, Duffhues, etc.)