Mariëtte Roodenburg was born in Curaçao and raised in the Netherlands. She moved to Nova Scotia, Canada in 2003 and became a Canadian citizen in 2014. In 2005 she launched Anderson, gallery of contemporary photography in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, which she sold in 2015. Her formal education includes a Bachelors degree in Art History and Archeology from Leiden University, an MBA from IIB Delft, and a PhD from Rotterdam University. She studied photography at the Academy Amsterdam- Fotogram in the Netherlands. Prior to becoming a full-time photographer, she worked in finance in Europe and South East Asia. Her photographic work has been exhibited in The Netherlands, Germany, The United States and Canada and is in numerous international private collections.
For reasons not to do with art, I recently visited Vancouver and had a little time to go into several commercial galleries to browse. They range from huge and impressive manufacturing spaces outside the center of the city, to intimate downtown premises. It may have been because the weather was gorgeous; but they were very…Read More
« Papier » : c’est sous cet intitulé sobre qu’exposaient ce week-end une quarantaine de galeries du Canada lors de la foire d’art contemporain de Montréal. 11ème édition pour cet événement bien établi mais une première pour moi récemment installée à Montréal. Qu’ai-je vu et retenu qui mérite d’être partagé avec vous ? Des œuvres très structurées, dévoilant un…Read More
Art collectors wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the artists who create the work. Collectors and galleries need artists just as artists need gallery representation. If an artist is represented by a gallery it gives collectors assurance that the work they are buying is being vouched for by a professional. BUT a commonly asked question…Read More
Abstract mixed media paintings that incorporate the scraps (castoffs) of Carol Bernier’s students’ work, and two series of layered multiple long exposure photographs from Mariette Roodenburg’s residency at the Baer Art Center in Northern Iceland are the subject matter of the next exhibition at Studio 21, running from June 9 to July 6, 2017. Carol Bernier is…Read More