Maarten Donders About work Sculptures Drawings Projects Biography

Denied , searching & Become

A retrospective of Maarten Donders with wall objects, sculptures and monumental works.
Identity., transformation and the inner quest of man are essential to the work of Donders.
His work is about similarities and differences, suffering and undergoing, about winning and losing, but also about what we have become in life.
>>>>>>> See the exhibition tour. <<<<<<<<<



Butterfies & dragons

Dossier 3.0

The project where youth and art meet. As of November 2013, 50 children from the child welfare throughout North Brabant are working in studios of 50 professional artists. Different Art forms are practiced to the children to tell their story. The studio is the place where these children receive unconditional attention and where they are not as concerned with problems, but creating something beautiful.

Exhibition in North Brabant Museum in ' s-Hertogenbosch, opening by Queen Maxima in September 2014, February 13 >>>>>> View opening




Maarten Donders/ Tren

Plastieken Hertjes & Buzz Lightyears

52 children, 57 artists, designers and architects exhibit an object from home or workshop of personal value. Such an object that always goes with the moving truck because you do not renounce to do. 'An object that evokes a memory and therefore never is thrown away. "
Exhibition, took place on on Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Of the project a publication appeared, 160 pages FC, ​​with all objects and stories, the exhibition and photo portraits. This book was presented on Saturday, May 21 at
`` De Overslag in Eindhoven``

Read more about this project( dutch)>>`` plastieken hertjes & Buzz lightyears in de Overslag``

Read more about my share this book >>>`` Butterflies & dragons``



A new Fisherman for Doel ``Artvideo``.

The making of a sculpture, gives you an impression how an artproject could come together.
This sculpture was made for `Doel`, a little abandoned village just below Atwerp.


Maarten Donders & Rene Frik

99 Beds

“More than 99 artists driven by the urge to speak the language of art”

99 Beds is a photo project by Mo Swillens. She photographed 99 Dutch and Belgian artists, musicians, designers, writers and actors in their most intimate personal space: the bedroom.
The inside of the book is completely reserved for the photo's and all the text and credits are written on the flyleafs.



De Co-operatie

The Co-operation consists as a group of artists from various disciplines who challenge each other in turn from their own discipline and perception. This results in a now-yearly biennial exhibition around a specific theme. On this theme `` project Fibula``, he or she then makes a number of works, on which the other artists anticipate.

From this cooperation particular small jewelry have emerged. Participating artists among others were, Maarten Donders, Jeroen Aart Kriel and Ingeborg de Groot.
She has laid the foundation for this jewel idea.





Maarten Donders

Sculptures & Drawings