Art Gallery O-68, gallery for contemporary art
is a gallery for contemporary art that accommodates established national and international artists with work in various techniques. In addition, the gallery supports starting talented young artists. The gallery is for anyone who wants to be touched by art and advises people and companies about buying art and building collections.
Gallery with works by Wieteke Heldens, winner of the O-68 Award 2027l
Once every 3 years the gallery offers the O-68 Award of €10.000. This is an international incentive prize for visual artists from the border provinces of the Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and Flanders in Belgium. Artists who graduated between 7-14 years ago can apply for the prize.
In 2017 Wieteke Heldens won the award. Karen Vermeren received the ‘Finalisten Award of €1000,-.
Commission for Roos van Dijk
In 2015 the gallery commissioned the young artist Roos Van Dijk with the following assignment: ‘Make a step in your career’. Roos made a series of 20 plaster works, Crystallization, inspired in part by architecture like her work in acrylic paint on canvas and in part constructivist. The exhibition was a success. Roos Van Dijk is now studying for her MA at the Frank Mohr Institute in Groningen.
Artist’s Talks in 2017
- 3 April: Coen Vernooij
- 10 April: Eugene Terwindt
- 9 May: Casper Verborg
- 11 September: Maureen Bachaus
- 18 September: Heidi Linck
- 25 September: Theo Kuijpers
- 2 October: Eef de Graaf
is an art group of varying composition with a fixed core. Participants visit an exhibition of contemporary art in a museum and discuss about that in the Epona-room.
Video O-68 14 maart 2015 in programma lifestyleXperience plus
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Art should inspire, not decorate.
“ONE HAS TO ACCEPT THE ART OF OUR DAY AS IT WAS A LIVING THING.”