Irene Hanenbergh (The Netherlands) uses various media including drawing, painting, sculpture, new media and printmaking. In 2011 she is undertaking 2 artist residencies in Thailand and in Tokyo, Japan, awarded by Asialink (The University of Melbourne) and The Australia Council, attempting to further exploring concerns of disciplined perceived immaterial sensibilities. Hanenbergh moved to Melbourne where she completed a Master of Fine Arts by Research at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2010. Intermittently, she spent considerable time on artist and research residencies in various locations across Europe, Asia and the USA.
She has held solo exhibitions in Australia and internationally; most recently in 2011 'Periwinkle Flower for the Beggar', Neon Parc, Melbourne. 'Lace Monitor (Victoria Everglades)' at Ryan Renshaw Gallery in Brisbane, 'Laudanum & De Breeder' at Neon Parc; 'Resort Nadir' Sydney Museum; 'Freedom Holidays in The Rudolphine' and 'Vlad July Egoiste', Neon Parc. and contributed to group exhibitions in 2011 'New Psychedelia', curated by Sebastian Moody, QU Museum, Queensland. Previously 'Show You My World', Gitte Weise Gallery, Berlin; 'never lose that feeling', Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts; 'One God No Masters', Hamish McKay, New Zealand.
Her work is held in public and private collections in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United States including the QU Museum , the Museum of Old and New Art (Tasmania), Artbank Australia, ABSOLUT European Collection (Sweden), Centre for Contemporary Art , Collection ASKT (Greece) and Rabobank (The Netherlands). Irene was twice named as one of 'Australia's 50 Most Collectible Artists' by Australian Art Collector and is represented by Neon Parc (Melbourne) and Ryan Renshaw Gallery (Brisbane). New work will be presented shortly after her residencies in Asia this year. …Read More
Professional artist - on OZCO residency Tokyo. studio practice Irene Hanenbergh
1988 – Present (23 years)
For exhibitions and bibliography of published work & catalogues refer to www.irenehanenbergh.com
2011-2012 :: 'Periwinkle flower for the Beggar', April 2011 :: QU MUSEUM, 'NEW PSYCHEDELIA', May 2011 :: Naresuan University Phitsanulok Thailand, May - Aug 2011 :: TOKYO, Oct 2011 - Jan 2012, Japan.