Marcel Straver

Marcel Straver

Waverveen, Utrecht, Netherlands

About Marcel Straver

I like to paint my own colored world, my interpretation of what I see around me. Sometimes I stay close to reality, sometimes I deduce to abstract. My subjects are mostly recognizable and always completed with love for detail and structure. You can recognize my work easily because of the short strokes that seem to be placed on the canvas randomly (I call it ‘confetti art’ ;-). Take a closer look at my ‘colored world’. I paint both autonomous and in commission. On canvas, board, wall, door or…

Education

Graphic Art School, Amsterdam, Netherlands
HKU University of Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands
Classic Art Academy, Maarssen, Netherlands
Masterclass Svetlana Scholtmeijer-Tartakovska

Exhibitions

2017:
november 2017: Nationale Kunstdagen 2017, Beursfabriek, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
oktober-november 2017: Hoeve Rijlaarsdam, Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
november 2017: Open Galery, Tweed, Vinkeveen, Netherlands
oktober 2017: meet & greet, Spare Time Fair, Oude Kerk, Dongen, Netherlands
september-november 2017: solo-exhibition B.I.A.N.C.A. Store, Dongen, Netherlands
may 2017: artroute KunstRondeVenen, De Ronde Venen, Netherlands


2016:
July - September 2016: duo-exhibition Hofpoort Hospital, Woerden, Netherlands
May 2016: duo-exhibition Buitenplaats Wester-Amstel, Amstelveen, Netherlands
January - March 2016: solo exhibition De Zuwe 8, Vinkeveen, Netherlands

2015:
November 28h - December 10h 2015 - Little Treasures, Gallerie De Marchi, Bologna Italy
October 10th - November 6th 2015 - Hoeve Rijlaarsdam, Nieuwkoop, Netherlands (‘Groene Hart’ Art Competition 2015)
September 4th-6th 2015 - Kunsteiland (Art Island) 2015, Zaandam, Netherlands
June 14th 2015 - Art in the Cherrygarden, Haarzuilens, Netherlands
June 6th-7th 2015 - Art Route Zijdelveld, Uithoorn, Netherlands
May 30th-31st 2015 - Art Route KunstRondeVenen 2015, De Ronde Venen, Netherlands
May 9th 2015 - Live door painting at Vinkeveen Ontwaakt 2015 event, Vinkeveen, Netherlands
April 18th-19th 2015 - NOW Art Fair, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2014:
September 5th-7th 2014 - Art Fair at the Westeinderplassen, Aalsmeer, Netherlands
July 5th 2014 - Live door painting at National Rainbow Event, Vinkeveen, Netherlands
May 17th 2014 - Live door painting at Vinkeveen Ontwaakt 2014 event, Vinkeveen, Netherlands
February 1st - 31st 2014 - Art Expo at Veenhartkerk, Mijdrecht, Netherlands

2013:
December 14th and 15th 2013 - Art Gallery ‘Boven Verwachting’, Wilnis, Netherlands
October 12th - November 8th 2013 - Hoeve Rijlaarsdam, Nieuwkoop, Netherlands (‘Groene Hart’ Art Competition 2013)
May 25th and 26th 2013 - Art Route KunstRondeVenen 2013, De Ronde Venen, Netherlands

2012:
April 16th - June 16th 2012 - Solo exhibition at Healthcenter Croonstadt, Mijdrecht, Netherlands