T.C.B. (Thomas) Widdershoven (Drs, BA)
1988: doctoral philosophy, University of Amsterdam
1993: HBO diploma Graphic Design, Rietveld Academy, Cum Laude
1993 and 1994: starters fund Fund for Decorative Arts, Design and Architecture
1993 – present: Co-founder and director at thonik
2015 – present: Guest professor at Nanjing University
2013 – 2016: Creative director at Design Academy Eindhoven
1993: trimester guest tutor at Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
1994: trimester guest tutor at Hogeschool der Kunsten, Utrecht
1994: guest tutor at Merz Akademie, Stuttgart
1995-2000: tutor graphic design at Hogeschool van de Kunst, Arnhem
2000-2003: master class communication at Berlage Instituut, Amsterdam
2001: second semester tutor at Design Academy, Eindhoven
2002 till 2006: tutor concept and communication at Rietveld Design Lab, Amsterdam
2016 – present: Rijks Studio Award
2016 – present: Museum Award
2012 – 2016: Pilot committee Mondriaan Fund
2015 – present: Pauwhof Fonds, member of the Board
2014 – present: Dutch Design Foundation, member of the Supervisory Board
– Broken White at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
Initiator and co-curator. October – November 2016.
– Touch Base, Design Academy Eindhoven presentation at the Salone del Mobile, Milan.
Initiator and co-curator with Ilse Crawford, April 2016.
– Thing Nothing at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
Initiator and co-curator. October – November 2015.
– Eat Shit, Design Academy Eindhoven presentation at the Salone del Mobile, Milan.
Initiator and co-curator with Marije Vogelzang, April 2015.
– Sense Nonsense at Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
Initiator en curator. October – November 2014.
– Self-Unself in het Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China.
Initiator and curator, September – December 2014.
– Self-Unself, Design Academy Eindhoven presentation at Salone del Mobile, Milan.
Initiator and curator with Ilse Crawford. April 2014.
– Self-Unself in the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
Initiator and co-curator, October – November 2013.
Blouin Art – Auction – Power100, 2013. Nomination in the annual list of top people in the art world.
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