Fotografie Marcel van der Vlugt

Fotografie Marcel van der Vlugt

If you happen to be in the Netherlands in the next few months you might like to catch this exhibition of textile artist, Claudy Jongstra’s work. Claudy collaborates with nationally and internationally renowned artists, designers and architects, and her work is included in major national and international museum collections.

The exhibition shows Claudy’s best work and her new direction. The creative process is explored in depth.

“In her studio in the Frisian village Spannum, Claudy Jongstra experiments with traditional crafts as carding, spinning and weaving. All steps in the production process occur in-house, from the flock of sheep that she shears for their wool, to manufacturing the felt. For her textile dyeing she uses vegetable dyes extracted from plants such as calendula, camomile and dahlias that she grows in her organic garden.”

Claudy Jongstra enjoys national and international renown. Her work can be seen all over the world and is included in several collections, including those of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The Fries Museum has the largest collection of Claudy Jongstra’s works.

More information: Fries Museum