In 2022 I am attending a residency at De Fabriek in Eindhoven.


13 October – 20 December 2021


In recent years, between 2016 and 2020, the Province of Gelderland has enriched its art collection with 43 new works and two murals. Until 20 December 2021, everyone is welcome to view the exhibition with new acquisitions of the art collection Province of Gelderland on weekdays until 5 a.m.

Participating artists: Maria Roosen, Casper Verborg, Mohan Dehne, Ellen Boersma, Marie Reintjes, Ide André, Marjolein de Groen, Hans Walraven, Marten Hendriks, Hester Oerlemans, Dorien Plaat, Albert van der Weide, Elka Oudenampsen, Aline Eras, Bernard Heesen, Esmee Seebregts, Bert van Ommen, Oscar Lourens, Isolde Venrooy, Roland Schimmel, Susan Khalil Yusef, Tobias Tebbe, Anya Janssen, Bennie Jolink, Chantal van Lieshout, Julius Thissen, Gijs Frieling & Fiona Lutjenhuis.

Huis der Provincie
Markt 11
6811 CG Arnhem


21-25 June 2021


Zomerlab is an interdisciplinary programme of ArtEZ University of the Arts in which students travel through The Netherlands accompanied by artists and designers. A total of 120 students from eight different courses – ranging from art & design and theatre – will take part.

Participating artists: Afra Eisma, Dirk van Lieshout, Roland van Dierendonck, Jake Caleb, Domenique Himmelsbach de Vries, Anaïs López, Wessel Verrijt, Boey Wang.
Concept & programming: Isolde Venrooy
Poster design: Hannah van der Heide
Film crew: Caya Emmelkamp & Carlyn Westerink


3 July 2021


EKWC will present all kinds of work-in-progress on Saturday the 3rd of July 2021 during Test Case XXIII. A Test Case is an open day where visitors can stroll through studios, workshops, and presentation rooms.

Participants Test Case XXIII:
Brian Anderson, Stéphanie Baechler, Elena Bajo, Ronald Bal, Sabrina Basten, Marcel van den Berg, Boris van Berkum, Dinie Besems, Marieke Bolhuis, Wilma Bosland, Carl Boutard, William Cobbing, Delphine Courtillot, Tomas Dirrix, Koen Dudink, Janina Frye, Maria Brisa Fumero Gonzales, Marly Gootzen, Kim Habers, Keele Haftner, Theo Harper, Humade, Nayoung Jeong, Gereon Krebber, Guus Kusters, Mirte van Laarhoven, Daniel Maalman, Domenico Mangano & Marieke van Rooy, Annemarie Nibbering, Denise Pelletier, Tamara van San, Linda Sormin, Maja Pop Trajkova, Isolde Venrooy, Anne Verhoijsen, Ton Vleuten, Birgitta de Vos.

3 July 2021 from 11 to 17h

Almijstraat 10
5061 PA Oisterwijk


7 January – 31 March 2021


I am selected for a three month residency at SUNDAYMORNING@EKWC in 2021. EKWC is an international workplace where artists, designers and architects explore the technical and artistic possibilities of ceramics.


5 April - 2 May 2021


Support Space is an exhibition with works by Stan Gonera, Wanda Tiersma and Isolde Venrooy in Kunstruimte Willem Twee 's-Hertogenbosch. Curated by Jade Kerste. Point of departure was the following question: how can we connect with each other if we have to keep a distance?

15 May 2021


Review in Metropolis M online about Support Space, an exhibition with works by Stan Gonera, Wanda Tiersma and Isolde Venrooy in Kunstruimte Willem Twee 's-Hertogenbosch. Curated by Jade Kerste. Review written by Loes van Beuningen.


18 – 22 January 2021


In recent months I, together with project assistant Koen van Zwol, have worked on the concept and programme for Winterlab at ArtEZ University of the Arts, Zwolle. Winterlab is an artistic, interdisciplinary programme where artists and designers are invited to work with a group of students for a week, centring on a certain topic. A total of 430 students from nine different courses – ranging from art & design to theatre and music – will take part.

Areas of attention for Winterlab include non-human entities, activism, post-colonialism, social design, queer theory, speculative design, but also crafts – old and new – spanning various forms of artistic expression in the Anthropocene era. The programme is informed by reflection on pressing social issues and artistic work from enthusiastic contemporary makers.

Participating artists:
Ambassade van de Noordzee, Soner Arslan, Sema Bekirovic, Annebelle Binnerts, Sara Blokland, Marjolijn Boterenbrood, Simon Dogger, Eat Art Collective, Caz Egelie, Bart Eysink Smeets, Florea, Harpo ‘t Hart, Esmay Groot Koerkamp, Maureen Ghazal, Domenique Himmelsbach de Vries, Studio Nienke Hoogvliet, Thijs Jaeger, Bart Koldewee, Anne van Leeuwen, Studio Nicky Liebregts, Fiona Lutjenhuis, Ceel Mogami de Haas, Oddstream, Ronald van Rikxoort, Helmut Smits, The Rodina, Tereza Ruller, Sam Samiee, Urok Shirhan, Laurette van Slobbe, Luca Soudant, Menno Vermeulen, Boey Wang, Domas van Wijk, Riet Wijnen, Bart van de Woestijne, Lieke Wouters.

Concept & programming: Isolde Venrooy
Projectassistent: Koen van Zwol
Poster design: Noa Zuidervaart, Maaike Plugge
Film: Hannes Schievink & Noa Zuidervaart
Administrative support: Arjen Grolleman


November 2019


Interview about TRACK, my work for Biennale Gelderland in Metropolis M online. Written by Lotte van Geijn.


04 October - 29 November 2020


Participating in Mind Your Step, a group exhibition and public program about walking as a form of knowledge gathering. Interactive walks are developed that take the public on a journey about mobility as a way of knowing the world around us. Participating artists: Tim Knowles, Tom Bekkers, Iris Hoppe, Justin Bennett, Chikako Watanabe, Naomi Bueno de Mesquita, Liesje van den Berk, Malú Cayetano Molina & Sonia Pérez, Ienke Kastelein, Isolde Venrooy, Esther Hovers.


December 2020 - February 2021


I am invited to present a sketch proposal to the art committee of the municipality of Nijmegen. This time for an artwork for Dijkkwartier Oost in Nijmegen. In early February 2021 I will present my latest sketch proposal to the art committee. One of the three persons also developing a sketch proposal is my favourite designer, Hansje van Halem.

February – June 2020


Together with Marlies van Hak I am a 'critical friend' of Honours lab Science meets art: Da Vinci in the twenty-first century. Honours lab is part of the Radboud Honours Academy Nijmegen. In six meetings, Radboud University students will investigate how art can make a difference in the academic world.

October 2019 – January 2020


The Biennale Gelderland exhibition can be visited till January 5th 2020 in Museum Het Valkhof Nijmegen. Participating artists: Frank Bruggeman, Mirka Farabegoli, Gijs Frieling, Roos van Haaften, Seet van Hout, Karlijn Janssen, Aldwin Lehr, Thijs Linssen, Erik Mattijssen, Erik Odijk, Maria Roosen, Rob Sweere, Gerda ten Thije, Isolde Venrooy, Gijs Verhoofstad, Rob Voerman.

22 – 26 June 2020


Programming Zomerlab PREPPEN 2020 for ArtEZ University of the Arts. Zomerlab PREPPEN is an interdisciplinary project in which approximately 100 students art & design and interior architecture work on topical issues in society.
Participating artists: Daan Couzijn, Tinkebell, Domenique Himmelbach de Vries, Anaïs López, Maureen Ghazal, Andre Pielage, Bart van de Woestijne, Maarten Bel.
Concept & programming: Isolde Venrooy

7 March 2020 – postponed because of the coronavirus


Participating in exhibiton Hooglicht at Omstand Arnhem. Participating artists: Jochem Rotteveel, Karlijn Janssen, Richard van der Aa, Maaike Kramer, Hans Everaert, Franck Gribling, Isolde Venrooy, Kathleen Huys and Simon Oud. Opening: 7 March at 16h.
Curated by Marena Seeling.


June 2019


Participating artists at Festival Invisible Landscape: Florentijn Hofman, Rob Sweere, Isolde Venrooy, Gijs Verhoofstad and Waag Society. Curator: Isabelle Bisseling.
Location: Van Borsselenweg 36, Oosterbeek.

6 September – 4 October 2020


Exhibition at the new location of Gallery O-68, formerly a church and a gymnastics room. Participating artists: Harrie Gerritz, Marena Seeling, Isolde Venrooy. Location: Oranjestraat 74, Velp




The book Discovery of the Well-known guides the reader through several enlargements of my paintings from the serie Typology of an ideal landscape. From a detail to the whole and back. Just as it is required to observe the paintings closer and step away from them in order to experience the work.

Photography 4/5 inch slide film: Antje Peters
Photography exhibitions: Jan Adriaans
Text: Margriet Kemper
Design: Rob van Hoesel
Publisher: The Eriskay Connection

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