© 2020 by Helmie Brugman 

Hi I'm Helmie


1982 - 1984        Academy for Fine Arts Fontys, M.A. Tilburg NL

1978 - 1982        Academy for Fine Arts Fontys, B.A. Tilburg NL


2012 - 2013      European Ceramic Workcentre, EKWC@sundaymorning  Oisterwijk NL

1984 - 1985      European Ceramic Workcentre, EKWC, Oisterwijk NL

EXHIBITIONS, selection solo and group since 2006

2019         -Korean International Ceramic Biennale KICB 2019 digital exhibition 1/9- 27/2/2020

                 -25th Biennale Internationale ceramique de Vallauris, Musee Magnelli, Vallauris, France 

                 -Coda Paper Art , CODA Museum, Apeldoorn NL 

                 -ZomerEXPO 2019, Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle NL 


2018         -Fragile We Are, Kadmium Art Center, Delft NL 29/11- 6/1/2019

                 -ECC 2018 European Contemporary Ceramic, Bornholt, Denmark.                                                                                   -II Latvia International Ceramics Biennale, Marc Rotko Art Center, Daugavpils, Latvia                                                     -Unicum 2018, IV Ceramics Triennial, National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubjiana, Slovenia.                  

                 -Seres’ 18, 4th Int. Ceramic exhibition, Art Gallery, Anadolu University,Eskişehir, Turkey

                 -Ceramics Triennial 2018, Coda Museum, Apeldoorn NL

2017         -What About Me, De Vishal exposition space, Haarlem NL

                 -Geonggi International Ceramics Biennale 2017-KOCEF, South-Korea

                 -Latvia International Ceramics Biennale, The Riga Art Space, Riga in Latvia, 

2016        -Latvia International Ceramics Biennale 2016, Mark Rotko Art Center, Latvia

                -Ceramics  & Science, University Museum, Utrecht NL

                -Mary To Madonna, library and monastery garden, Wittem NL

                -Love: I & Another, Another & I, KunstLab Brabant, Tilburg NL

2015         -Who Takes Cares - Gallery Weekend Berlin,Gallery Volume, Berlin, Germany (Solo)                                                       -Keramiek Triennale 2015, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn NL

                 -Young & Beautiful, Galerie Nasty Alice, Eindhoven NL

                 -Dutch Design Week 2015, DDW -Sectie C, Eindhoven NL


2014         -Who Cares, Art Initiative De CacaoFabriek, Helmond NL (Solo)

                 -Q-Art, A.M.C., Amsterdam NL (Solo)

                 -LekArt 2014, Big Barbera church in Culemborg NL

2013         -ZomerExpo 2013, Kunst Museum Den Haag NL

                 -Mail Art, Van Abbemuseum library, Eindhoven NL


2012         The Pont In The Picture, Museum De PONT Project space, Tilburg NL


2008         Who ares of me? Exhibition space De Verdieping, Veldhoven NL (Solo)

2007 .       In de Vitrines, Q-Art, A.M.C. Amsterdam NL (Solo)

2006         Vorm + Vervorm| Form+Deform, Galerie Peninsula, EindhovenNL (Solo)



2018          Latvia International Ceramics Biennale / Martinsons Award- Latvia

2017          Geonggi International Ceramics Biennale 2017 -  competition KOCEF, South-Korea


                 Korea Ceramic Foundation ( KOCEF) South, Korea (KR)                 

                 Ceramic collection of Mark Rothko Art Center Daugavpils, Latvia (LV)

                 Insurence Company Van Den Berg, Eindhoven (NL)  

                 A number of private collectors

PUBLICATIONS a selection

2019         Article title: "Helmie Brugman Emotions in focus" text Sander Hendriks in                                                      Kleine K, digitally independent ceramics magazine | No 52 | April 2019 | 24


                 Article title:"Conceptual artist Helmie Brugman fascinated by human suffering",

                 text by Irma van Bommel and photography by Piet den Blanken

                 Brabant Cultuur, digital stage for Art and Culture, 11/5/2019

                                                                                                                                                                                    2018         Catalog:  IV Int. Ceramics Triennial UNICUM 2018, editors Simona Zvanut, Mateja Kos.                     

                 Catalog: Keramiek Triennale  2018 , editor Piet Augustijn.                                                             

                 Article in Magazine KLEI, March-April.


2017         Calendar, De Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2017, 18 Nov.Publisher Triches                                                             Catalog: International Compitition GICB2017. Publisher Dongjin Kim (KOCEF)                                                               Catalog Latvia Int.Ceramics Biennale. Editing Valatins Petjko


2015         Documentary: ‘Helmie Brugman - Work with Passion’ (16 min)) filmmaker Dorien Theuns.                                             This film  brings you into the daily performances of  the visual Artist Helmie Brugman in her  Studio                           https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=wBYmsAbmd2g&feature=emb_title


2014         Catalog: ‘LekArt 2014 mens in beweging’, Editing Piet Augustijn.

                 Review‘ De ene David is de andere niet’, Journalist: Anneke van Wolfswinkel.

                 Daily Newspaper: Eindhovens Dagblad, Thursday June 19.