CV

1980
born in Utrecht

Education

1992-1998
Koningin Wilhelmina College, Culemborg, VWO

1998-2003
Design Academy Eindhoven, Het Atelier

Projects/ Exhibitions

2014
Threads, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem
Mansholt, Landschap in perspectief, Bureau Europa, Maastricht
Traces, Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam

2013
WIT, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Handmade, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Beelden op de Berg, Arboretum Belmonte, Wageningen
VLAS kavel Gz 59 - west, Vlasmuseum/Buda, Kortrijk

2012
Christien Meindertsma Solo, Audax Textielmuseum, Tilburg
VLAS kavel Gz 59 - west, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg
Designs of the Year 2012, Design Museum, London
Ah wat lief, Villa Zebra, Rotterdam
De Nederlandse identiteit? De Kracht van Heden, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere

2011
49 PRAIRIE PLANTS, Design for a Living World, TNC, Fieldmuseum, Chicago
OAK INSIDE, t.e., Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Milan
Tree Track, Radio Kootwijk, Radio Kootwijk
Power of Making, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Talk to Me, MOMA, New York
VLAS kavel Gz 59 - west, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg

2010
Why Design Now? Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York
Action! Design Over Time, MOMA, New York
Biennale Internationale Design, Saint-Etienne
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year, Design Museum, London
Een mooi ding, Museum Hilversum, Hilversum
DNKTNK, Fort Asperen, Acquoy
reTHINK!, Audax Textielmuseum, Tilburg
Dutch Domestics - Design as Research, Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design, The Art Institute of Chicago

2009
Design for the Living World, TNC, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York
Felt exhibition, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York
Super Stories, Design Biënale, Hasselt
Knitted Worlds, Nederlands Textielmuseum, Tilburg
Makers & Spectators, MU, Eindhoven
Foodprint, STROOM, Den Haag
Farmer in search of style, Designhuis, Eindhoven
Pioneers of Change, Gouvernors Island, New York
Rotterdam Design Awards, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

2008
PIG 05049, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, solo
PIG 05049, KKoutlet, London, solo
A touch of green, Droog Design, Milaan
Nest, Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Apeldoorn
Marlies Dekkers retrospective, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
Libraries of Light,Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2007
Evolution Revolution: The Arts and Crafts in Contemporary Fashion and Textile, RISD Museum, Providence
The family of form, Designhuis Eindhoven
Eigentijds, Kasteel Groeneveld, Baarn
PIG 05049, Published by FLOCKS, Rotterdam

2006
BLACK SHEEP, Kakitsubata gallery, Tokyo
G*E*B*O*R*B*U*U*R*D, Nederlands Textielmuseum, Tilburg
Post.doc,Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki
Ideal House Joris Laarman, rug made of 18 merinosheep , International Furniture Fair, Keulen
Cut for Purpose, group project, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

2005
FLOCKS, launch, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, New York, solo
Dutch Mountains, MU, Eindhoven
A World Under Stress, Festival of Photography Rencontres d’Arles, Arles
Traces and Omens, Noorderlicht, Groningen
Value for Money, Droog Design, Milaan
Dutch Village, Weiss Gallery, New York
Dutch at the edge of Design, Fashion Institute, New York

2004
CHECKED BAGGAGE/ 3264 prohibited items, Published by Soeps , Eindhoven
Dangerous Goods, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, solo
Non-Conform, Centum Beeldende Kunst, Emmen
Talente, Internationalen Handwerksmesse, Munchen
WORKBABY Galleries, Amsterdam/Antwerpen/Berlijn, solo
Improvvisare DAE, group project, Chelsea Hotel, New York

Prizes

2013
Dutch Design Awards: winner autonomous design: Het Verzameld Breiwerk van Loes Veenstra

2012
Designs of the Year: nomination Oak Inside, Furniture

2010
Charlotte Köhler Prijs, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year: nomination Graphics

2009
Index Awards: winner in the category PLAY
Rotterdam Design Award: nomination
Sanoma Woon Award: nomination Sustainable Product

2008
Dutch Design Awards: winner of Golden Eye, Rado Young designer of the year & Graphic design award
Sanoma Woon Award: nomination Best Living product

2003
Design Academy Eindhoven:Melkweg Prize, Stichting Rene Smeets

2001
Stichting KICI: 2ND BEST AWARD

Collection

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, PIG 05049
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Checked Baggage
Moma, New York, Checked Baggage & PIG 05049
Caldic collection, Rotterdam, Checked Baggage
RISD museum, Providence, Dyckman Farmhouse collection cardigans
Audax Textiel Museum, Tilburg, Urchin pouf
Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg, Flax project
Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen, Oak Inside

Talks

2010
TEDglobal, Oxford
Design Indaba, Cape Town

2009
TEDxamsterdam, Amsterdam

Publications

New York Times, The Guardian, Grafik, Art Review, Liberation, Le Monde, Dazed and Confused, Magazine des Beaux Arts, Marmalade, NRC Handelsblad, Trouw, Het Parool, AD,Volkskrant, EH&I, ELLE wonen.

Checked Baggage publication in ‘The Photobook: A History, Vol. 2’ by Martin Parr