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DRAIJER
ANK
16 Jan 1949
Costa Rica
Acrylique
+506 8382 3927
I was born in Leiden, The Netherlands. My first painting classes I took while growing up in my home country. For the last 44 years I have been living in Latin America. My first stop there was Peru, followed by Colombia, where a couple of years were spent living in the Amazon jungle. In Bogota I attended screen-printing classes with Dutch artist Berendina Bakker, learning new techniques of artistic expression. For the last thirty-six years I call Costa Rica my home, where I took painting classes with both Jim Teologos as well as Max Rojas.

In my work I express my concern for the natural environment.
The energy and healing power that emanate from nature continues to feed my passion for painting. I am aware that nature actively offers us teachings, sends us the signs of climate change and challenges us to be aware of our role and responsibility as human beings. I find it difficult to imagine a future without the healing powers of nature's energy, deeply understanding the sustained interdependence between us, the forests, the oceans, the fauna and the flora.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
2001:
ESPACIOS, Banco de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
ESPACIOS, Banco de Costa Rica, Escazu, Costa Rica.
CAFÉ MUNDO, San Jose, Costa Rica
2003:
CAFÉ DE ARTISTAS, Escazu, Costa Rica
2004:
GALLERY MENEER DE VRIES, Harderwijk, The Netherlands.
2007:
RESTAURANT SENOR DE SIPAN, San Jose, Rica.
2015:
FUERZAS Y METAMORFOSIS, Galeria San Jose Indoor Club, San Jose, Costa Rica.
HOTEL SUGAR BEACH, Potrero, Costa Rica. At the "Information to Transformation" Workshop dr. Joe Dispenza.
2016:
LA GALERIA, Hotel Villa San Ignacio, Tambor de Alajuela, Costa Rica.
ICARO, SOL Y LUNAS, Isaac Barcat Art Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:
2001:
HOLANDARTE, Museo Dr. Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia, San Jose, Costa Rica
2005:
HOTEL HERRADURA, San Jose, Costa Rica
2013:
EL TOQUE HOLANDES, Casa de Cuno (Antigua Aduana), San Jose, Costa Rica.
2014:
ART CRASHER, Collective Art Show, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice Los Angeles, USA
2015:
ART & DESIGN SHOW 2015, Pedregal, San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica.
2016:
GALERIA AVENIDA 7, San Jose, Costa Rica.
PLAZA MURANO with Optimum Artis, Santa Ana, Costa Rica.
ARTE EN LA VILLA, with Optimum Artis, La Galeria, Hotel Villa San Ignacio, Tambor de Alajuela, Costa Rica.
DESPIERTA COSTA RICA, Isaac Barcat Art Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica.
ZOOARTE, with Optimum Artis, Parque Bolivar, San Jose Costa Rica.
BNARTE, with Optimum Artis, Banco Nacional, Central Office, San Jose Costa Rica.
2017:
PLAZA MURANO ABRE LAS PUERTAS AL ARTE, Plaza Murano, Santa Ana, Costa Rica.
GALERIA ARTE PALMARES 2017, Palmares, Costa Rica.
VIVA EL ARTE EN PASEO METROPOLI, with Optimum Artis, Paseo Metropoli, Cartago, Costa Rica.
GALERIA CABERNET, San Jose, Costa Rica
FERIA DE ARTE TERRAMALL, San Jose, Costa Rica.
ARTE SUPREMO, Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones, San Jose, Costa Rica.
REENCUENTRO CON EL ARTE PRECOLOMBINO, with Optimum Artis, Museo del Jade, San Jose, Costa Rica.
MONDIAL ART ACADEMIA AMSTERDAM COSTA RICA, Galeria Yar Burba, San Jose, Costa Rica.
PINCELADAS DEL ALMA, Optimum Artis, El Castillo Country Club, Heredia, Costa Rica.
130 ANOS EN HISTORIA DEL ARTE, Optimum Artis, Cenac, San Jose, Costa Rica.
AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, Mondial Art Academia, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
JUNTOS POR EL ARTE, Mondial Art Academia, Club Union, San Jose, Costa Rica.
III EXPOSICION MONDIAL ART ACADEMIA, Mondial Art Academia, Galeria Yar Burba, San Jose, Costa Rica.
FRANCIA EN COLOMBIA, Mondial Art Academia, Palacio de la Cultura Rafael Uribe Uribe, Medellin, Colombia.
UNIENDO MUNDOS, Banco de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
ARTE SIN FRONTERAS, Optimum Artis, Correos de Costa Rica (Oficinas Centrales) San Jose, Costa Rica.
PASEO DE LOS ARTISTAS, Art Fair Terramall, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2018:
GALERIA ARTE PALMARES 2018, Palmares, Costa Rica.
TERRAZA DEL ARTE, Optimum Artis, Restaurant Deli Top, San Jose, Costa Rica.
DESTELLAS EN EL AUROLA, Optimum Artis, Hotel Holiday Inn Aurola, San Jose, Costa Rica.
18e SALON INTERNATIONAL D’ART (SIAC), Marseille, France.
OPTIMUM ARTE URBANO COMBAI, Optimum Artis, Escazu, Costa Rica.
MONDIAL ART ACADEMIA, Galeria Yar Burba, San Jose,
SINTERCAFE, GRANO DE ORO, Hotel Intercontinental, San Jose, Costa Rica.
NOSOTRAS EL ARTE, Hotel Windham San Jose Herradura, Optimum Artis, Costa Rica.
JUNTOS POR EL ARTE, Mondial Art Academia, Casa Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2019:
UNIDOS POR EL ARTE, Casa de la Cultura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
UNIDOS POR EL ARTE, Casa de la Cultura, Puerto Cortes, Costa Rica.
19e SALON INTERNATIONAL D’ART (SIAC), Marseille, France.
Santa Ana Country Club, Santa Ana, Costa Rica.
PULPERIAS, Teatro Melico Salazar, San Jose, Costa Rica.
GALERIA TALENTUM, 7mo Aniversario, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2020:
AMERICA, UN SOLO PAIS 2, Galeria Malusa, Parque del Plata, Canelones, Uruguay.
UNIDOS POR EL ARTE, Museo de Guanacaste, Liberia, Costa Rica.
MADRE TIERRA II, Collective virtual exposition, Menduina Schneider Art Gallery, San Pedro, Los Angeles, United States.
DESDE MI VENTANA, International virtual exposition, Prisma Internacional, Santiago, Chile.
LOS MIL COLORES, International virtual exposition, Maestros de la Plastica Mexico, Prisma Internacional Chile and Icalmarte Argentina.
2021:
II BIENAL INTERNACIONAL CUEVA DE LAS MANOS, Collective virtual exposition, Santa Cruz, Argentina.
1ra BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE VIRTUAL, Universidad de Panama 2021, Collective virtual exposition, Panama.
COLORES DEL MUNDO, Virtual exposition, Argentina.
Angular VR Art Gallery, Virtual exposition, Colombia.
LAGOS DEL SUR, Virtual exposition, Galeria Virtual Internacional de Arte, Argentina.
TERRUNO, Collective exposition, Optimum Artis, Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones, San Jose, Costa Rica.
SOMOS ENERGIA, Virtual exposition, Galeria Virtual Internacional de Arte, Argentina.

AWARDS:
2014: Peoples's Choice Award of the ArtisTTable ART OF WOMEN Exhibition for the painting “Elements”.
2016: ART FREAKS Peoples’s Choice Award for the painting “Icarus #1”
2017: Bronze Medal (3rd place) in the exhibition from Mondial Art Academia "FRANCIA EN COLOMBIA" for the painting “Undersea Current”.

Image 1
"Cosmic Energy 1", 76 cm x 101 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 4
"Cosmic Energy 3", 60 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 7
"Cosmic Energy 6", 30 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 10
"Outer Space 2", 91 cm x 61 cm. Year 2020.

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Image 13
"Outer Space 6", 60 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 16
"Undersea Current", 69 cm x 49 cm. Year 2017.

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Image 19
"Wildfire", 100 cm x 81 cm. Year 2018.
Image 2
"Cosmic Energy 2", 76 cm x 101 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 5
"Cosmic Energy 4", 60 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 8
"Cosmic Energy 7", 30 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 11
"Outer Space 3", 61 cm x 91 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 14
"Outer Space 7", 61 cm x 76 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 17
"The Sun shines for Everyone 3", 76 cm x 76 cm. Year 2020.

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Image 20
"Somewhere in Time", 100 cm x 81 cm. Year 2017.
Image 3
"Outer Space 1", 81 cm x 100 cm. Year 2020.

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Image 6
"Cosmic Energy 5" (diptych), 60 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021

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Image 9
"Cosmic Energy 8", 30 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 12
"Outer Space 4 and 5" (diptych), 60 cm x 60 cm. Year 2021.

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Image 15
"The Sun shines for Everyone 2", 76 cm x 76 cm. Year 2020.

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Image 18
"Parallel Universes 29", 80 cm x 60 cm. Year 2020.

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Image 21
"Icarus 14", 91 cm x 122 cm. Year 2016.