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Interiors of private dwellings from all over the world are captured with beautiful natural light, just as they are, by photographer Maarigje de Maar.
About Marrigje De Maar

Marrigje de Maar -1944, The Hague, The Netherlands
Lives in Groningen, The Netherlands

Education

2004 - BA The Visual Arts, Universiy of Groningen, The Neherlands
1968 - MA Social Sciences, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Grants

2007: Starters Stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architcture
2006:Travelgrant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.
2005: Travelgrant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture
2005: Starters Stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.

Prizes

August 2012 - USA, IPAPhotography Awards, 2 Honorable Mentions
October 2011 - London, International Color Awards, Honorable Mention
August 2011 - USA, IPA Photography Awards, Interiors Pro - 1st.
August 2009 - USA, IPA Photography Awards, Interiors Pro - 2nd.
Juni 2009 - France, PX3 - Honorable Mention
October 2007 - France, PX3 -Honorable Mention
September 2007 - London, International Color Awards - 3 nominations
August 2007 - London, London Photographic Awards, "Landscapes" - silver
October 2006 – London, London Photographic Awards, “My Backyard” - silver
October 2004 – New York, Lucie Award - New Discovery 2004
September 2004 – Klaas Dijkstra Academy Prize
January 2004 – Dutch Press, Silver Camera – Foreign Documentary Series – silver

Masterclasses, Residencies

October 2012: Artist Residency ACOSS, Jerevan, Armenia
March-June 2012: Artist Residency KCAC, Kathmandu, Nepal
April-May 2010: Artist Residency Rhizome, Lijiang, China
December 2009: Artist Residency CEAC, Xiamen, China
March 2008: Houston, FotoFest
May 2007: Bill Jacobson, Noorderlicht, Groningen
Oct.-Nov. 2006: Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan
Sept.-Nov. 2005: Artist Residency Imagine gallery Beijing, China
March 2005: Artist Residency Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China
February-July 2003: Student Exchange, Art College Joensuu, Finland
August 2002: Masterclass Lynne Cohen: Int. Summerschool Salzburg, Austria

Solo Exhibitions

March-May 2011, Netherlands, Amsterdam - Huis Marseille
Febr,-March 2010, The Netherlands, Beetsterzwaag - Art Space Wagemans
November 2009, Slovakia, Bratislava - Month of Photography
November 2008, USA, Portland/Or- Blue Sky Gallery
May 2008, Poland, Lodz - Fotofestiwal, Made in China
May 2008, Amsterdam, Art Amsterdam, Art space Fred Wagemans.
July-August 2006: The Netherlands, Rotterdam – Museum of Photography of the Netherlands
June-August 2006: Finland, Helsinki – Finnish Photomuseum
October 2005: Rusland, Petrozovodsk – Karelian National Library
September 2005: The Netherlands, Amsterdam - FOAM
September 2005: The Netherlands, Groningen – Noorderlicht-Gallery programme
May 2005: USA, Los Angeles – Farmani Gallery
October – December 2004: Finland, Kuhmo - Juminkeko
April 2004: The Netherlands, Groningen - Noorderlicht Gallery

Group Exhibitions

April 2011, Thailand, Bangkok, BACC, Foreign-Familiar
September 2010, Russia St. Peteresburg,Manege, Photovernisage 2010
May 2010, The Netherlands, ART Amsterdam - Art Space Fred Wagemans
May 2010, The Netherlands, Heerenveen - Museum Belverdere, NOK
March-April 2010, The Netherlands, Almere - Corrosia
June-september 2009, The Netherlands, Maastricht - Bonnefanten Museum
May 2009, The Netherlands, ART AMSTERDAM - Art Space Fred Wagemans
April 2008-2009, London, Victoria & Albert Museum, photodepartment
December 2007, China, Lianzhou - LIPF2007, "Otherlands"
July 2007, England, Birmingham - Urban View, 'Otherlands'
May 2007: The Netherlands, Naarden - Fotofestival Naarden
May 2006: China, Beijing – 798, Dashanzi Art Festival
April 2006, The Netherlands, Amsterdam, FOAM
March 2005: The Netherlands, Haarlem – Dutch Press, Silver Camera-off programme,
June 2004: The Netherlands, Amsterdam –Vondelpark, FOAM-Oasis
March 2004: The Netherlands, Haarlem – Dutch Press

Work in Collections

Huis Marseille, Amsterdam
Museum of Modern Art, Portland, Oregon
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
FOAM Photomuseum of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
University of Groningen, Groningen
Rabobank, Groningen
KPMG, Amsterdam
AMC, Amsterdam
SBK, Amsterdam
CBK, Groningen
Staal Bankiers, Zwolle
Private collectors in Europe and USA

Work in Publications

RED ROSES YELLOW RAIN - Marrigje de Maar, Hatje Cantz 2011
British Journal of Photography, July 23rd. 2008, "Picturing China".
THE CHINESE DREAM – Dynamic City Foundation, Amsterdam-Beijing 2008
CAMERA AUSTRIA 98, June 2007
SHOTS – Art Directors Directory 2007
GUP - Guide to Unique Photography, Iss. 7, Amsterdam 2006
EVERYDAY IS NOT LIKE EVERYDAY – 70 Dutch photographers , Still and Moving Foundation,-2006
PanL#15, 2006
PanL#14, 2005
PanL#13, 2004
Dutch Press, Silver Camera 2004
Photo Journals, Architecture and Design Journals

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