International Ceramic Exhibition: Anton Reijnders

Dutch ceramist Anton Reijnders will present his new work in a solo exhibition.


Perry Gallery
Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A9
September 9 – October 29, 2017

Anton Reijnders graduated at the Fine Art Academy in Hertogenbosh in 1981. He participated in exhibitions throughout the world and contributed to conferences and symposia and has given lectures in Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA. He has contributed to the creation of what in 1991 was to become the European Ceramic Work Center (EKWC)—Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. As head of studios and workshops of the EKWC Reijnders was involved in dialogue with artists from all over the world. He was the driving force behind setting up the material research program and is the author of the book The Ceramic Process jointly with the EKWC published by A&C Black in London, and Pennsylvania Press in the USA. He has been three times visiting professor in the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

Anton Reijnders was invited to exhibit as the international representative at the inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial in honour of the special relationship the City of Burlington has with the Netherlands – Apeldoorn, Netherlands and Burlington, Ontario have been sister cities since May 6, 2005.