Willy Felice Smits

Exhibitions and Residencies

2019
Brabant Art Fair March 16 & 17 2019 / Breda
Exhibition April 13 2019/ 24H Noord / Amsterdam
Exhibition / Hilton May 1 – June 14 / Dresden 
Duo exhibition / Open Ateliers Noord May 25 & 26 / Amsterdam 
Exhibition / The Hallen November 2 & 3 2019 / Amsterdam

2018
Artzaanstad Event / Zaandam
Group exhibition in BREED ART Studios /Amsterdam
Solo exhibition Amsterdam Artspace / Amsterdam
Duo exhibition / Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt/Amsterdam 
Open Ateliers Noord / Amsterdam
Landelijk Atelier Weekend/ Amsterdam Noord

2017
Solo exhibition Op Hodenpijl / Delft
Open Ateliers Noord / Amsterdam
Summershow Dakota / Amsterdam
Noordwaarts 9 / Amsterdam
Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt / Amsterdam
Duo exhibition MLB Galerie / Amsterdam

2016
Artist-in-Residence / Centre D’Art I Natura / Spanje
Open Ateliers Noord / Amsterdam
Exhibition Double Tree By Hilton Hotel / Amsterdam

2015 
Artist-in-Residence / Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ierland
Group exhibition Pulitzer / Amsterdam
Noordwaarts 8 Amsterdam

Exhibition OAN 2017

2014 
Open Ateliers Noord / Amsterdam
Toon / Amsterdam
Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt / Amsterdam
Artist-in-Residence / Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ierland

2013 
Group exhibition Museum de Noord / Amsterdam
Solo exhibition / Royal Galery, Amsterdam
Noordwaarts 7 / Amsterdam 
Artist-in-Residence / Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerig, Ierland

2012
Group exhibition / Noorder IJ Kunst, Amsterdam
Artist-in-Residence / Centre d’Art I Natura, Spanje
Group exhibition / Amstelkerk Amsterdam
Solo exhibition/ Dermavitea, Zaandam

Artist-in-Residence / Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig 2014

2011 
Artist-in-Residence / Culture House Babayan, Turkije
Group exhibition / Modern Art Festival in Mustafapasa, Turkije
Group exhibition / Galerie Sultan Carpet, Goreme Cappadocia, Turkije
Group exhibition / Art fusion, Amsterdam
Solo-exhibition Galery Donkersvoort / Beek en Donk
Noordwaarts 6 /Amsterdam

2010 
Duo exhibition Pintohuis / Amsterdam
Artist-in-Residence / Art Centre Saksala ArtRadius, Finland

2009 
Artist-in-Residence / Bali

Work experience

2001 – 2012 General Manager Theatergroup Stella Den Haag
2000 2001 Sabbatical
1993 – 1999 General Manager Theatergroup Hollandia
1991 –  1993 Producer and designer at Dansgroup K. de Chatel
1990 – 1991  Head of the exhibition department NEMO
1989 – 1990 Producer and designer at Cosmic Illusion
1885 – 1989 Producer and designer at Theatre group The Salon
1980 – 1985 Founder and owner of AV Studio Adam  
1975 – 1980 Stylist, Designer, Art Director

Education
1972 – 1977 Rietveld Academy / Amsterdam
1971 – 1972 Academy of Arts and Industry / Enschede
1967 – 1970 Vrije Academy / The Hague
2012 – 2017 Study History of Art University of Amsterdam

Boards
2018 – present treasurer Culturele Stg Brabant / Heeze BK
2016 – present board member C Cultuurtafel / Amsterdam 
2016 – present president Stg Syrian Dreams / Amsterdam BK
2016 – present president Stg Halte Zamenhofstraat / BK
2015 – present president Stg sQeeuzz / Amsterdam Dans
2014 – present president Stg De Nel / Amsterdam Theater
2013 – present president Stg Domein 11 Theater
2013 – present president Stg Open Arts Theater/BK

Van 2000 – 2013:  President of The Veemtheater, De Theatermaker, The Young Arabian Theatre Fund, AllaboutUsFilmFactory, KIJKUIT, Performing Arts for the Youth. Treasurer of Boekids, The Directors consultation in The Hague, Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt and one of the core group of Stadsdorp Nieuwmarkt (2013-2018)

Artist-in-Residence / Culture House Babayan, Turkije 2011