ZomerEXPO 2019

Museum De Fundatie

Zwolle  NL   Open 25/5- 1/9   


Coda Paper Art 2019

CODA Museum

Apeldoorn NL  Open 10/6- 27/10


25th Biennale Internationale de Vallauris

Creation contemporaine et ceramique

Musée Magnelli in Vallauris, France

Open 29/6 - 4/11

Korean International Ceramic Biennale

Icheon Ceramic World Center, South-Korea

Open 1/9 - 31/10

Fragile We Are in Kadmium, Delft (NL)


DUO Exhibition

Caren van Herwaarden en Helmie Brugman

Open: 29 November until 6 January 2019 

Lecture, Thursday, December 13, 2018, 8pm

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Latvia international Ceramics Biennale 2018

At the Martinsons Award ( 2-6 July) I received for my sculpture: The Fragile Boy 2018, a Honorable Mention. 

Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, Latvia (LV) Open: July 6 – September 9, 2018



UNICUM 2018 - National Museum of Slovenia

The IV. International Ceramics Triennial UNICUM 2018 

at the National Museum of Slovenia – Metelkova, Ljubljana (SI)

Open: May 17 until  September 30.


Ceramics Triennial 2018 - CODA Museum Apeldoorn(NL)

Open March 11th till June 10th 2018. 

The theme is sculptural figurative ceramics. 

-Sunday April 22, from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm.               I will give a lecture on my visual artistry with this title: Form + Deform.


De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2017/ The Grand Dutch Art Calendar 2017

My date Saterday, November 18th 2017

The Grand Dutch Art Calendar 2017 shows hefty size (30 x 34 cm, almost three kilos) each day the work of a contemporary Dutch artist. The calendar provides a platform for 365 renowned and upcoming artists, designers, graphic designers, illustrators, poets, writers, fashion designers, photographers and architects. 


Group exhibition, What about me?

De VISHAL, space for art in Haarlem (NL). August 27 t/m 24 September

Participating artists: Laura Eckert(DE)  Bram Hermens(NL) Helmie Brugman(NL)

Opened by Marjan Scharloo, director of Teyler Museum Haarlem (NL)
Guest curator Helmie Brugman. 

A group exhibition where "Man is central which is pinched by the tumult in our hectic world. A theme of all time but now more topical. All participating artist's work from this theme. They work all figurative and let themselves be influenced by the formal language of the Renaissance. As with Mannerist artists (late Renaissance), the emphasis is no longer on the classic shape but they express their idiom emotions and drama off.

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2017, Rep. of Korea


GICB 2017    open April 22 – October 9 

ICHEON WORLD CERAMIC CENTER,               Gyeonggi-do, Rep. of Korea.

The in stallation: The Terracotta Davids VI, has a honorable mention.

This international exhibition and international Competition is organized by Korea Ceramic Foundation, International Committee of GICB2017. 

Curator Shin Kim, Leeji Choi. Assistant Curator: Sojeong Park

A total of 2,470 works from 76 countries were entered, among which 93 works from 26 countries passed the preliminary screening. All of these 93 works will be exhibited during the GICB 2017. Screening with the actual works that passed the preliminary screening will be done in late March 2017. 

my installation -The Terracotta Davids VI-, is now part of the international ceramics-art collection of Kocef www.kocef.org and stays in South Korea.
This collection Includes works of Peter Voulkos, Rudy Autio, Jun Kaneko, Piet Stockmans and the others masters of the ceramic field.
I am very happy that I was selected for this wonderful international exhibition GYEONGGI INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC BIENNALE 2017, South of Korea. GICB 2017 Open: April 22 – October 9. I attended the opening and symposium and it was an impressive experience. Thanks a lot! 

De Grote Brabantse Kunstkalender 2017/ The Grand Brabant Art Calendar 2017

My work is also added to the grand Brabant art calendar.

My date  Saturday, July 8th, 2017


Tilburg cultural talkshow

Sunday, January 8th, from 12:00 to 14:00.

Address, CINECITTAC, Willem II street 29, 5038 BA Tilburg.

The Cultural Café is a monthly Tilburg cultural talk show. This episode pays considerable attention to the Grand Brabant Art Calendar. We start with an interview of initiator Tine van de Weijer. Thereafter, six artists (o.a. Helmie Brugman) from the Grand Brabant Art Calendar as a thread throughout the program are heard.