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2018

Talk about even more 2018 exhibitions, more coming soon.

7 sept - 2 dec exhibition  De Gouden Eeuw van de Vliet.-  Museum Swaensteyn

july - creative cooperation with Berlin musician Ronny Strehmann

6 july -19 aug 2018 group exhibition: Art With Pride - Zandvoort:s Museum

27 june - Pink Terrorists  Radio interview about Art With Pride expo & Ronny Strehmann - luister (in dutch)

Spring travel: Mexico

2017

aug: Lecture in Sociëteit De Witte - nov: Jury member in  Sociëteit De Witte

 

Several work publications

Film commissions: theatre- and music promos

Spring travel: Malta - checking out the largest Caravaggio painting

 

2016

Contrubution to the Mathilde Willink book by Lisette de Zoete

Maurice Heerdink show in Museum Soest   september 2016 - january 2017 (more in video's)

new projects & new techniques

Spring travel: Andalusia

2015

Autumn Travel: Barcelona

new docu: Illuminated Bodies: An Artist A Model A Painting

THE ART OF MAURICE HEERDINK book is now available in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Berlin and Stuttgard

Interview & booksigning - Amsterdam bookstore Vrolijk (see videos)

Guest in Pink Terrorists Radio Amsterdam (luister hier) in Dutch.

Spring travel: Brno - Auschwitz

2014

Great international book reviews

Publication of the book THE ART OF MAURICE HEERDINK

Autumn travel: Papua New Guinea - september  Goroka Sing Sing Festival

Workshops and some new projects

Travel: Berlin

Spring Travel: Turkey

2013

Autumn travel: Peru

Just funny:

When my friend Peter Devers tied to get Liza Minnelli to sign a photo of a very old portrait I made of her she signed a studio photo of herself and confiscated my portrait for her scrapbook! Doesn't the woman has taste.

Spring travel: Switzerland

2012

A personal year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011

Marne portrait exhibited at the Miljonair Fair

Estonia travel

Childrenbooksweek 2011: Superheroes

summer : Amsterdam exhibition

Egypt travel

2010

Since june 2010 I am no longer a resident of The Hague, but live very close by. All in all, after 34 years, it was a intense happening, but pleasing.  

2009

Istanbul and Mexico-Belize-Guatemala Travel

       

 2008

 A very busy year personally with funny commissions, new works and Asia travel.

 

2007

Some very interesting sales to the States, several commissions and workshops. 

Rocio Jurado commission

 

 Louis Bourbon commisssion

2006

august 12 - september 17  Second exhibition Westfries Museum in Hoorn 

IN HET LICHT VAN DE SCHIJNWERPER (In The Spotlight)  

Opening: Sasha Bulthuis -- Guest of honor: Ellen Vogel

  

june: lecture on Why are there no drawings by Carravaggio, Vermeer and Van Hals?

january-february - several workshops

2005

3 september-16 october first exhibition Westfries Museum in Hoorn, FOREIGN CULTURES AND VOC

Painting more THEATER CELEBRITIES: Johnny Kraaijkamp sr, Willem Nijholt, Aus Greidanus jr

april - Checking out a real master: Caravaggio at the National Gallery in London.

2004

Started the series DUTCH THEATER CELEBRITIES including Ellen Vogel, Jenny Arean, Willem Nijholt, Aus Greidanus jr, Johnny Kraaijkamp sr..

Opening-exhibition of the Sandberg Gallery (quite an experience)

2003

Lectures on painting and drawing

2002

Several of my works were shown in MATHILDE WILLINK SUPERPOES. A documentary by Jasmina Fekovic and Eddie van der Velden (shown at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and on television: Uur van de Wolf)

2002

2001

Working on THe Falconer (New York commission) and Prometheus

  

2000

Since 1996 over 50 publications of his work in magazines, newspapers and catalogs; Collaboration-talks with filmdirector/-critic of Vrij Nederland Ab van Ieperen about his upcoming movie-drama

1999

Groupexhibition: the Jesus Mystery - Curaçao

1998

TV-documentary: The Playful Eroticism of Maurice Heerdink

Exhibition in Amsterdam during Gay Games

1996-1997

Mathilde Willink presentation in Studio Ans Markus

f.l.t.r: Painter Adrian Stahlecker ( http://home.wanadoo.nl/stahleck/ ), Pistolen Paultje, Painter Astrid Engels, Chanteuse Marjol Flore, Theo Sijthoff, Painter Ans Markus and Maurice Heerdink round his painting 'Mathilde' in Studio Ans Markus. Amsterdam 14-6-1997 (photo: uitgeverij De Vleermuis)

1996

First business-commission: portrait of 27 board members

1995

Mexico

1994

Groupexhibition in Pulchri Studio, the Hague

1993

Short film: 25 Years Houses - a  comedy

1992

Played Gangsterboss in short movie: Dick Bos komt los 

1990-1997

Illustrated over 80 books and 15 magazines

1989

Berlin and Switserland

1987

Two month journey through Central America

1986

New York

1985

Canada

Paris

1984-1986

Performances with Bertold Brecht songs  

 

1978-1989

Five short movies (with Ed van der Kooy)

a) Love Story, comedy

b) Angst, psychological drama

c) Tryptich, three horrorstories

c) Lost in Horrorland, four horrorstories

d) Garbage, horror

1981

Graduated from Royal Academy of Fine Arts, the Haque

1977

Art Academy filmproject: Terschelling

1976

First exhibition

1973

First newspaper publication

1955

Born August the 12th in the Netherlands