The Beauty of Clay

There is a short documentary about the newest works of Petra de Vree. It is made by the firm RedOrange in Dhaka and can be seen on YouTube in Dutch.

Sculpture on cover

The sculpture ‘Take my Knowledge’ is used for the cover of the book ‘Inspiring Women at WUR’. This book ‘Inspiring Women at WUR’, features 22 inspiring women from Wageningen UR and includes an update on the actions for gender balance, past and future at Wageningen UR. The book is an initiative of  Wageningen Young Academy … Read more

Opening Exposition in Aerdt

Yesterday June 14  the duo-exposition with Petra de Vries in Aerdt is opened by Mrs Stoni Scheurer. Before and after the speech mezzo soprano Alie Hadders sang some beautiful songs, accompanied by the wonderful piano playing of Frank Leurs. The exposition can be visited on Sunday the 21th and 28th of June and the 5th of … Read more

In the beautiful park Rijnhuizen Uitgebeeld

The exposition in the park of Castle Rijnhuizen was a great success. Almost 4000 visitors came to see the art works of more than 40 artists. Among them was photographer Yolanda Simarro who made those great pictures of the sculptures of Petra de Vree.     

The making of Take my Knowledge

In mountain countries such as Nepal and Bolivia natural stones and large pebbles are piled up by pedestrians. This way turrets are being formed and will continuously grow. Occasionally stones fall of, then a passer-by puts them back or builds on the new piles that are arising. One of the uses of these turrets is … Read more

Rector Wageningen University unveiled Take my Knowledge

Rector Martin Kropff  unveiled the sculpture with the name Take my Knowledge. It is offered by the VWI  to the Wageningen University during their 25th anniversary on the 1th of November 2015 . All members of the Women’s Network of Wageningen Engeneers (VWI) were invited. Also a big donor was present; the Rabobank gave a donation of … Read more

In the first VWI Magazine

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Women’s Network of Wageningen Engeneers (VWI) the association published a special journal.  In the journal there is the announcement of the sculpture  which will be offered to the Wageningen University.

Exposition NVK

The image Ode to Antoni is borrowed from the owners to be exhibited at the major exhibition of the NVK, the Dutch Association of Ceramic artists. This event takes place in the Bergkerk in Deventer from the 10th of October to November 2nd and is organized to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Association. More … Read more

Mayor of Zeist opened a Baker’s Dozen

Mayor Janssen opened the 4th edition of the exposition a Baker’s Dozen on Saturday the 20th of September. After this official part all the artists stood together for a group photograph behind the sculptures of Petra de Vree.

Ready to receive the public

The preparation of the exposition ‘a Baker’s Dozen’ is done. The work of Petra de Vree is beautifully situated in the entrance of the exhibition. There the roof is from glas which gives the sculptures a natural light.  Petra is very pleased with this honorable space.  

Municipality purchases Anne Wiggen for 750th anniversary

Wageningen is celebrating their 750th anniversary in 2013. Especially for this purpose the BKW (the association of professional artists in Wageningen) organized an exhibition in June with the title Visioen Wageningen. For this event Petra de Vree created ​​the sculpture Anne Wiggen. On December 21st, the day of the celebration of the end of the … Read more

Revisit ‘feast of recognition’ possible thanks to success

  The exposition Feast of Recognition in Huis Kernhem was a great success. The curator Yoke Ferwerda has been approached by the manager of Cultura to organize the exhibition there again. The 25 artworks will therefor move to the new building of Cultura, Molenstraat 45 Ede. The exhibition will be on display from September 28 to October 26, … Read more

First audience prize for sculpture African Queen

The sculpture African Queen made by Petra de Vree got the most votes from the public during the Culturele Ronde 2013 in Wageningen.  The public was asked to vote on the exhibited work they most appreciated on the exhibition in the museum Casteelse Poort. All participating artists put one of their works in the exposition. … Read more

First place Art Event Emmen

Petra de Vree wins the Art Event in Emmen 2011. For this event an entrepreneur in the city centre of Emmen, and an artist were connected in order to create an exhibition in the space of the entrepreneur. Petra’s work was combined with the showroom of goldsmith Arn van Ess. First price in the category … Read more