barbara rink (1978)
lives and works in amsterdam



1996-2000 royal academy of art (KABK), the hague
1999 norwich school of art and design, exchange program, norwich, uk
1995-1996 breitner academy (hogeschool voor de kunsten amsterdam)

residencies & stipends

2017 monte residency, buenos aires, argentina
2017 urra tigre, residency, tigre, argentina
2017 fonds kwadraat
2016 mentor traject with david bade
2015-2016 stipend (ontwikkel budget), amsterdam funds for the art (afk)
2014 vermont studio center, residency, johnson, vermont, usa
2014 santa fe art institute (SFAI), residency, santa fe, new mexico, usa
2012 broedstraten, studio residency, amsterdam
2012 project grant, amsterdam funds for the art, (afk)
2000 2nd goedman prize
1999 erasmus scholarship


2017 Kers Gallery (group) (planned)
2017 zoete broodjes (solo)
2017 open studio's, residency show, URRA, tigre, argentina (group)
2016 eve’s, newton’s and mine, group show, de punt, amsterdam, (group)
2016 topography of transition, show, BRADWOLFF PROJECTS, amsterdam, (solo)
2015 exploring the possibility of….come apart, bookstore project, amsterdam, (solo)
2015 drawing near, barbara rink & christina della guistina, soledad senlle art foundation, curated by marisol ferrardes, amsterdam (duo)
2014 shared ground, sfai residents, santa fe, nm, us (group)
2014 shimmerings, barbara rink, floor meijers & marcelo melo, gallery josilda da concaceio, amsterdam (group)
2013 barbara rink & nanna lahn, gallery josilda da concaceio, amsterdam (duo)
2012/ 2013 better, the art of health, medisch centrum haaglanden, curated by martijn engelbreght, the hague (group)
2012 droomLab, broedstraten, amsterdam (solo)
2012 cheap art, very affordable art fair, loods 6, amsterdam (group)
2012 CADAVRE_EXQUIS, kulter, amsterdam
2012 gallery josilda da concaceio, amsterdam, (group)
2010 allerzielen alom, curated by Ida van der Lee (group)
2010 atma institute, amersfoort (solo)
2010 mural, community project, suriname plein, amsterdam
2009 thank you boats, social art, challice well gardens, glastonbury, uk, (group)
2007 ritual tendencies, horsemoveprojectspace, amsterdam, (group)
2007 mural artist foyer muziek gebouw aan het IJ, amsterdam
2005 here be monsters, generator project, dundee, scotland, (group)
2004 krachtstroom, stroom ateliers, the hague, (group)
2003 vrienden van quartair, quartair, the hague, (group)
2003 stichting luca, stroom ateliers, the hague, (group)
2002 peradesso, curated by lorenza boisi, mergozze, italy, (group)
2000 debut, pulchri studio, the hague, (group)
1999 municipal building, the hague, (duo)

teaching & workshops

2015 & 2016 The New School Amsterdam, film and concept development workshops,
coach and filmtutor for project weeks
2013- 2017 Eye Film Institute, floormanager and museum docent
2015 Eye Film Institute, design for filmworkshops for organisational events
2012 & 2016 Documentary film making weeks on secondary schools, coaching
and facilitating filmmaking proces and creative concept development,
Maddance Productions
2014 Projectweek Creative Obsession Coaching & The Hero’s Journey
at Comunication and Multi- Media Design (College of Amsterdam)
2013 Projectweek Creative Obsession Coaching at Comunication and Multi-
Media Design (College of Amsterdam)
2010 - 2013 Cinekid, stop motiom animation workshops throughout The Netherlands
2008-2016 HOLY Animation, project developer, animation editor,
computer anmation workshops
2010 -2017 Cinema Oostereiland, Stop motion animation, film teacher
Dynamo Amsterdam, art teacher
2011 Coaching workshops on Ideals, results were incorporated in
national dance and theatre performance, VMBO’s Amsterdam,
Bekijk ‘t / danstheater AYA,
2013 Portrait painting, social cohesion workshop project connecting
youth and elderly through portrait painting, Stichting DropInn,
2003 - 2012 Digital Playground, film and animation workshop
secondary education
2012 Dream image workshop, development of method including
painting and voice dialogue strategies,
International Dream Conference Amsterdam
2011 Dream image workshop, development of method including
painting and voice dialogue strategies
Vereniging voor de Studie van Dromen
2012 Painting workshops for large groups, GEK
2006 - 2010 Facilitator music workshops at Art in Rhythm, clients a.o.Mars, ING


2016 In de Ruimte, text, Yvonne Yzermans
2016 De Grote Amsterdamse Kunst Kalender
2015 SSBA salon, Stadschouwburg online cultural platform
2015 Cranium Coorporation, interview with curator Angel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción
2014 Article about my artists in residencies in the USA, Dutch Culture USA
2013 Om in te nemen, de Kunst van Beter, Publicatie bij onderzoek expositie MCH

additional training

2016 edx super earths & life , harvard online course on astro biology
2011 family constellations trainer degree, hypnos, bussum
2008-2010 life coaching, atma institute, amersfoort