resume/cv

Clients: Hartstichting, Atmosphere/BBDO (New York), 160 over 90 (Philadelphia), Doubleday Broadway (New York), Annabelle (Switzerland), P+ (People Planet Profit), Volkskrant, Vrij Nederland, Bright, ELLEgirl, RED, AvantGarde, Playboy, Playboy Germany, HKU, Readershouse Hearst, Media Partners, VNU Media, Harvey Danger (Seattle), LeoBurnett (Frankfurt Am Main), Euro RSCG Belgium.

In 2000 Ytje got het b.A. in Illustration at the Academy for Visual Arts and Design in Kampen the Netherlands (now ArteZ Zwolle).

In 2004 she was awarded a grant for starting designers by the Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (now Mondriaan Fund) Amsterdam.

Ytje is represented by Unit Creative Managment Agency Amsterdam.

Work experience:

2000 – current

Ytje lllustration & Drawing

Activities:

  • Illustration: creating, developing and execution of visual concepts
  • Drawing: creating large format drawings with differing subject matter
  • Social media professional
  • Education
  • Blogging: writing about art, illustration and design as well as more general cultural subject matters

2015

  • Open Art Route Zuidoost Amsterdam: project team member Social Media

2014 - current

  • Workshop guide at 37PK Haarlem, Netherlands

2013 – current

  • Cobra museum, Amstelveen: Workshop guide educational workshops

2012

  • Guest curator Nieuwe Vide Stripdagen Haarlem

2010

  • Visiting lectureship Willem de Kooning academy Rotterdam
  • Guest curator Nieuwe Vide Stripdagen Haarlem

2007 – 2009

  • Blogging for BNO cyberzine Ooglijm

2002 – 2007

Academy ArtEZ Zwolle

Activities:

  • Guest lectures to foundation course about illustration practice
  • Guest lectures to third year and- and graduate students
  • Workfield Day: participation in an alumni committee
  • Participation in an illustrator panel
  • Teaching: drawing lessons

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Group exhibitions

2015

  • Met Hart en Ziel, Paviljoen Welgelegen Haarlem, Netherlands

2012

  • Zwaan Kleef Aan Wall project, curated by Moritz Ebinger, Nieuwe Vide Haarlem

2010

  • Illustration Biennial, Toneelschuur Haarlem Netherlands
  • Haarlem Stripdagen, Nieuwe Vide Haarlem Netherlands
  • Noies del Pòlder, Ras gallery, Barcelona

2007

  • Exhibition Leyp, Maassilo Rotterdam Netherlands

2006

  • Galerie Sign, Groningen Netherlands
  • A.D.M. Project, Hollywood, Los Angeles, United States
  • Emerson Fine Arts Gallery, St. Petersburg Florida, United Sta
  • Omy Gallery, Toronto Cana
  • Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem Netherlands
  •  Westergasfabriek Amsterdam Netherlands
  • Draw local. Think European, Frankfurter Buchmesse Germany

2005

  • RaiseUp Vol.1, Covivant Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa Florida, United States
    Basefield, Chapel Gallery, Melbourne Austra

  • Soundads, 11 restaurant_bar_club, Amsterdam Netherlands - Curvy, Somawo Gallery

2004

  • Curvy, Somawo Gallery Sydney, Australia2003

2003

  • Punct Tilburg

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Solo exhibitions

2015

  • 20 Years of Deferred Value - Ytje: The Wonder Years, Nieuwe Vide Haarlem
  • Irrational Library, Haarlem

2013

  • De Refter, City Hall Haarlem

2012

  • Jan en Piet Museum, Haarlem Netherlands

2011

  • Tenue de Nimes, Amsterdam

2006

  • Blue Blood Concept Store, P.C. Hooftstraat 142, Amsterdam Netherlands

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Publications:

2011

  • Visual Stories, die Gestalten Verlag Berlin Germany

2009

  • Faesthetic 13, UPSO Ohio, United States
  • Nieuwe Revu reporting about the Obama Inauguration

2008

  • Illusive 2, dei Gestalten Verlag, Berlin Germany
  • Made in holland, Dutch Design
  • Le Cool, weird and wonderful guide to amsterdam, Lava Studios
  • The Keywords on Visual Arts in the Netherlands, IDEAfried Studio, Taiwan


2007

  • Semipermanent 07, Design Is Kinky, Australia
  • De Fish streetart magazine issue 9, Domensino Media Belgium
  • De Fish streetart magazine issue 10, Domensino Media Belgium


2006

  • Draw local. Think European, Illustrator Organisation Germany
  • Faesthetic 6, UPSO United States
  • Semipermanent 06, Design Is Kinky Australia
  • RaiseUp Vol.2, Upscene Magazine Florida United States

2005

  • The Great Escape, Die Gestalten Verlag Berlin, Germany
  • Beautiful Decay, issue K, Culver City United States
  • Curvy 2, Yen magazine Australia

2004

  • Curvy, Yen Magazine, Australia
  • Credits Illustrator Issue + calendar
  • Annual report Fund BKVB

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Other activities:

2007 – 2009

  • BNO (Organisation for Dutch Designers) illustration platform

2007 – 2009

  • Organisation Nieuwe Garde Arnhem

2011 – 2013

  • Member of the board Nieuwe Vide Studio's & Artspace foundation Haarlem, Netherlands

2011 – 2013

  • Member committee of Cultural Environment Nieuwe Vide Haarlem Netherlands

2005 – 2009

  • Critical feedback on presented porfolios during BNO events

Languages:

Dutch: Fluently speaking, reading and writing – full professional proficiency

English: Fluently speaking, reading and writing – full professional proficiency

German: Speaking, reading and writing – professional working proficiency

Memberships:

BNO

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