Sibyl Heijnen

Sibyl Heijnen

Almelo, Netherlands

About Sibyl Heijnen

Sibyl Heijnen (1961) studied at the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (NL).
She applied herself to monumental textile design and painting. She took also all the opportunities to qualify in a great number of other disciplines.
The passion for her work brought her quick success. As a young artist she won the prestigious Jugend Gestaltet price in Munich, Germany and in Japan she got the Excellent Award.
Japan embraces still the talent of Sibyl Heijnen. Often she exhibits in leading galleries and important museums. But also in other parts of the world she has a good reputation.
Sibyl Heijnen had studios in Tilburg, Amsterdam, Utrecht and Venlo before she settled in Almelo. There she converted a former factory building into an efficient and inspiring working place for her monumental art.
For details on her career, works and commissions please go her website and to "˜Biography' and "˜Works'. For details on her most recent projects please go to "˜Projects & Exhibitions' and "˜Commissions'.


Gerrit Rietveld Academy, the Netherlands, 1980-1985.


Her jewellery is currently on sale at Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, the Netherlands, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, US and Galery Beeld en Aambeeld, Enschede, the Netherlands.


2017 Time Space Existence – Personal structures – Crossing Borders, Biennale of Venice, IT
2016 From Lausanne to Beijing, 9th International Fibre Art Biennale, Shenzhen, CN
2016 Room for reflection, Museum de Fundatie, Heino, NL
and many other exhibitions and projects in the Netherlands and more than 22 other countries.