Irene ter Haar


Date and place of birth: 14-11-1952, Rotterdam



1974-1976 Gerrit Rietveld Academy  - Teaching degree - drawing and painting.
1976-1982 Gerrit Rietveld Academy  - Fine arts degree – painting and monumental design.


Exhibitions and Assignments

1981 to 1985                                      exhibitions include:

                                                            - MENSA DAMSTRAAT, Amsterdam

                                                            - GALERIE WILDFIRE, Amsterdam

                                                            - EMMAKINDERZIEKENHUIS, Amsterdam

                                                            - GLAZEN HUIS, Amsterdam


1982 to 1986                                    - own gallery/exhibition atelier in Amsterdam.


1986 to present                              - primary focus: portrait assignments.

                                                            -  teaching,  design and illustration assignments

                                                            - ART UNLIMITED, Amsterdam,

                                                              published aquarelles.


Barely exhibited during this period due to primary focus on portrait assignments.

Vast number of international assigned portraits produced and delivered in the Netherlands, UK, USA, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa and Italy etc.


2004                                                   - GALERIE M&C, Overveen, portraits

2004  to present                               primary focus: free creations.

                                                              Series  ‘THE GARBAGE  COLLECTION”

                                                              These will be exhibited during 2006 in:

                                                            -DE WAAG, Haarlem (Spring ’06)

                                                            - MARZIART, International Galery,

                                                              Hamburg. May ’06)

                                                            - AMADEUSART, Amersfoort

                                                            - Galerie OOST99, Hoorn                                                               

Affilations & Memberships:

- Kunstkring Bloemendaal FIORE

- Casa Today , KZOD, Haarlem

- Kunst ten Vormgeving, Noord Holland


“The Garbage collection” (Statement)