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tessa verder

was born in the Netherlands in 1967.
She attended the Academy of Photography in Haarlem (1989-1992), from 1993 till 1995 she studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.
In 1996 Tessa worked in London.
She has been working and living in Berlin since 2006.


collections

Her work is in the collection of the
Frans Hals museum (NL),
Felix Nussbaum museum / Sparkasse-collection (DE)
Museum More - collection Melchers (NL)
R.C.K. Kunststiftung (DE)
Windesheim collectie (NL)
and in several other private collections in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and South-Africa.

exhibitions

2017
untill: 2.12.17 : Re: Imagining Europe - curated by Jurriaan Benschop - Box Freiraum - Berlin (DE)
Collection Presentation - Museum More - Gorssel (NL)
Aspekte der Sammlung Konzack - Kunsthalle Schloss Plön - Plön (DE)
Rebuilding Nature - Galerie De Meerse - Hoofddorp (NL)
Kunstrai - Artfair- 99 Uitgevers / Publishers - Amsterdam (NL)
Sommerblüten - Galerie Martin Mertens - Berlin (DE)
Wenkende Verten II - Solo - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
Art Rotterdam - Art Fair- We like Art - Rotterdam (NL)
For Real - Art Fair - 99 Uitgevers / Publishers - Amsterdam (NL)
Art for Kika - Cloud Gallery - Amsterdam (NL)
Wenkende Verten II - Solo - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)

2016
Wenkende Verten - Solo - 37PK- Haarlem (NL)
Liaison - group exhibition - Uferhallen -Berlin (DE)
Summer Show - group exhibition - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
PAN - Art FAir - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
Art for refugees - groepsexpositie - Cloud Gallery - Amsterdam (NL)

2015
Wintersalon - group exhibition - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
Pan Amsterdam - Art Fair - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)

2014
Winterlights - group exhibition - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
Double Solo (with Almalé y Bondía) - Galerie Martin Mertens - Berlin (DE)
't Tijdeloze land (solo) - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
Pan Amsterdam - Art Fair - Galerie Roger Katwijk - Amsterdam (NL)
KunstRAI - Art Fair - Galerie Roger Katwijk, Booth 46 - Amsterdam (NL)

2013
Pan Amsterdam - Art Fair- Galerie Roger Katwijk (NL)
Wonderkamers - Miniature Museum - Gemeente Museum Den Haag (NL)
Diep in het bos - Janskerk Haarlem (NL)
Preview Berlin (DE) - Art Fair - Galerie Roger Katwijk

2012
Terra cognita - Noorderlicht Festival - Museum Belvedere - Oranjewoud (NL)
Solo - Windesheim Collection - Zwolle (NL)
DAD gallery - Berlin (DE)

2011
xxsmall- Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (NL)
Art Amsterdam - Gist - (NL)
Madrid Foto - Diemar/Noble Photography - (ES)
Würde und Anmut - Felix Nussbaum Haus - Osnabrück (DE)
The day the world whispered - Solo-Exhibition at Gist - Amsterdam (NL)

2010
We like 6 % - Nieuw Dakota - Amsterdam (NL)
Jahresausstellung - Städtischen Galerie Traunstein - Traunstein (DE)

2009
Geertgen was hier - De Vishal - Haarlem (NL)
Fragments of Desire - Gist Galerie - Amsterdam (NL)
Spiegel van de tijd - De Vishal - Haarlem (NL)

2008
Bridge Art Fair - Gist Galerie - Berlin (DE)

2007
Fact & Fiction - Arti & Amicitiae - Amsterdam (NL)
Source - Projektgalerie HofmannVonSell -Solo - Berlin (DE)

2006
Pan-Amsterdam – Artspace Witzenhausen - Amsterdam (NL)
Bilder einer weiteren Ausstellung – Galerie Rudolf Budja - Salzburg (AT)
Night & Day – De Vishal - Haarlem (NL)

2005
Change My Mind – Institut – Berlin (DE)
Foto Antwerpen – Galerie van der Mieden – Antwerp (BE)
LOOK! – Berliner Kunstprojekt – Berlin (DE)
Unreal Beauty – Breda Photo – Breda's Museum – Breda (NL)
Fotografieren verboten! - Institut - Berlin (DE)

2004
Künstlerische Positionen im Dialog - Stadtgalerie - Osnabrück (DE)
Zie de mens... - Gorinchem (NL)
Verworpenen en Zondagskinderen – Verweyhal - Haarlem (NL)
Zonder Titel - De Vishal - Haarlem (NL)

2003
Retrospective View – De Vleeshal - Haarlem (NL)
Scapes – UBS – Munich (DE)
Bootje op de Titiaan - Galerie Pennings – Eindhoven (NL)
Breda Photo - Museum De Beyerd – Breda (NL)
Groen is gras onder mijne voeten - De Vishal - Haarlem (NL)

2002
Paris Photo - Galerie Pennings - Louvre Paris (FR)
Kunst Köln - Galerie Pennings - Cologne (DE)

2001
140 Ego’s- De Vishal Haarlem (NL)
De Derde Verdieping – Amsterdam (NL)
Verweyhal exhibition – Haarlem (NL)

2000
Vleeshal exhibition – Haarlem (NL)
De Derde Verdieping – Amsterdam (NL)

1999
Vleeshal exhibition – Haarlem (NL)
I SEE – De Vishal – Haarlem (NL)
Kamper Artprice – Gemeente museum - Kampen (NL)

1998
Vleeshal exhibition – Haarlem (NL)
Primavera Photographica - Barcelona - (ES)
Zuidwaarts – Brasschaat – Belgium (BE)

1997
Solo Naarden Photofestival (NL)
Solo Scheltema - Amsterdam (NL)

1995
De Grenzen van de Fotografie - Kunstenaars centrum Bergen (NL)
Kodak's Young Talent Project - Olympia - London (GB)

1994
Kodak European Young Talent Project - Photokina - Cologne (DE)