Patrice Aaftink (Saint-Gemain-en-Laye, France,1974) lives and works in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and on Ibiza (Spain).
She has worked in collaboration with internationally known artists & designers on art projects in Miami, Mombasa, Mertola (Portugal), Amsterdam and Ibiza. Her awarded work “Queen Beatrix in the Spotlight”, created in collaboration with Dutch designer Jean Marc des Bouvrie, has been on exhibition at the Royal ‘Paleis Het Loo’ and ‘Paleis Soestdijk’ in The Netherlands.
2006 – 2011 Gerrit Rietveld Academie (thesis on Authenticity), DOGtime, Amsterdam/NL
2003 – 2004 Video documentary course, Kunstweb Amsterdam/NL
1993 – 1999 Business Law (thesis on Inventorship & Ownership), University of Leiden/NL
PRIVATE ART COLLECTIONS:
Miami (USA), Portugal, The Netherlands, France, Ibiza, Oman.
EXHIBITIONS & COLLABORATIONS
LXRY Fair, Rai Amsterdam, exhibition ‘Bunny’ & ‘The Last Supper’ @ Studio Jan des Bouvrie, 11th – 15th of December.
Photoshoot Children Spring&Summer Collection 2015, ‘Bengh per Principesse’, Photography & Art Direction with designer Hetty van Driest.
Exhibition ‘Old masters Now’, Gallery ‘La Maison de L’Elephant’, Ibiza, 1th January – 1th December.
Exhibition @ The VIP Rooms, Opening Party, Amnesia, Ibiza, 1st June.
Photoshoot Children Winter Collection 2014, ‘Bengh per Principesse’, Photography & Art Direction with designer Hetty van Driest.
Group exhibition artist collective ‘AMAE’, Sala Sa Nostra, Ibiza, 20th March- 9th May.
‘Painters Project’ with Kees ter Bruggen & Eric Ceccarini: A meeting between two painters,
a model and the photographer. On exhibition at Leonhard’s Gallery Belgium & Rize Art Gallery Amsterdam and Laren, The Netherlands.
Group exhibition artist collective ‘AMAE’, Ses Coves Blanques, St Antonio, Ibiza, 21st February – 4th March.
Exhibition @ The VIP Rooms on NYE, Amnesia, Ibiza, 31th December.
Exhibition ‘The White Room’, Het Arsenaal, Naarden Vesting, 23rd September – 23rd May.
Graphic Design, props (flyers, billboard, book covers, T-shirt) for the movie ‘Verliefd op Ibiza’.
Design ‘Led Dress’ in collaboration with Jean Marc des Bouvrie & Felt by Natalie, Fashion show @ Atzaró, Ibiza, 12th July.
Group exhibition ‘The image of Queen Beatrix’, Paleis Soestdijk, Baarn, 12th July – 1st September. (Artwork made in collaboration with Jean Marc des Bouvrie).
Exhibition ‘Old masters Now’, Gallery ‘Art & Design Ibiza’, 13th July – 13th September.
Group exhibition ‘The image of Queen Beatrix’, Paleis Het Loo, Apeldoorn, 30th January – 20th May. (Artwork made in collaboration with Jean Marc des Bouvrie). Honorable mention for the most innovative artwork.
Exhibition ‘Old masters Now’, des Bouvrie Art & Design, Naarden, 8th February – 8th April.
Graduation Show, Dogtime, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, 5 – 10 July.
Group exhibition, Works on paper, Stichting Kunst en Cultuur Aalsmeer, 24th June-31th July.
Group exhibition, Cornelie’s Collection, Amsterdam.
Masterclass Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam.
Building ‘Earthship’ with artists collective GLCZ&P at the Convento Sao Francisco de Mértola, Portugal.
PRESS: Radio interview, De Avonden, VPRO
Group exhibition, ‘First we take Manhattan’, Dogtime4 Rietveld Academy, Basisburo Amsterdam.
Photo exhibition Sweet Sixteen Kenya, Van Harte, Amsterdam.
Art project with students of the 4Kenia Health Center, Kwale, Kenya.
Collaboration project with Artists Monica Hernandez and Daan Noppen.
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Be(com)ing Dutch Exhibition, by Artist Surasi Kusuwong (Collaboration project: opening act of the exhibition), People Art.
Jordaan Gallery Weekend, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Million Dollar Project and Earth Wind & Fire photo serie installation.
The Moore Space, Miami, USA.
(re-) Creating History, by Artist Allard van Hoorn (Collaboration project) sponsored by Arts Connection.
Drawing Intervention, Miami, USA.
3PQ artist groep, Daan Noppen & Allard van Hoorn.
Maxine Lounge, Miami Beach, USA.
Multimedia display of Video Art & Paintings with Live Music performed for the ‘POP Culture Concoction’ known as, FIZZ.
Art Fusion Gallery, Miami, USA.
Group Painting and Photography exhibition.
Promo film of paintings and photos for several hotels in Miami Beach, USA.
Photo for CD Cover of artist singer Bram Vermeulen ‘ Hommage aan Bram’.
Z-krant Amsterdam, The Netherlands, interview.
SOH 10 the Opera, Stichting Syndicaat, artist Alex Vermeulen.
Premiere at the Holland Festival 2003, internship.
Supperclub Amsterdam, Fashion Show by artist Aico Dinkla.