Art director M.A.C. House Leusden

Margareth Degeling. Visual Artist and Art Director Museum M.A.C. House Leusden

 

Who am I ? Margareth Degeling (1960, Hoorn), Leusden – The Netherlands. Besides working as an (inter) national artist, I am also Founder and Art director of Cultural Foundation La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte and Museum M.A.C. House Leusden, The Netherlands. Also Member of the Artistic Team of Quality of Terra dell’Arte International, El Proyecto Ars Latina and Museum M.I.D.A.C., Italy, Jury Member of annual Art Competition Ventipertrenta, Organizor of Artistic Residencies for international artists in The Netherlands, organizor of Education Projects and Art director and Projectleader of the International Art Project DIN A4.

Margareth Degeling – Artistic Residencies of Trillizos Torres Pacho (Mexico) – M.A.C. House Leusden 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A short history of Artistic Career:

2005: Romania – Invitation Biennale; I was selected to take part, as one of the international artists, in the International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Arad – Romania, where I met, not only more than 300 artists from all over the world but also the organizors and international committee members of same Biennale.

2005 – 2008: I have participated in 5 International Biennales of Contemporary Art in Romania (2005), Italy (2005), Hongkong (2005), Turkey(2007) and Poland (2008).

2006: International Jury Member; I was invited to become one the international jury members of the annual Art Competition ‘Ventipertrenta’, an international digital and photography art competition.  ‘Ventipertrenta’ is one of the art projects of Terra dell’Arte.

2006: Member of International Committee of Quality; I got invited to become International Committee Member of Terra dell’Arte International. Main goal: organize together with the other International Commitee Members artistic events of high quality for artists all over the world.

2006: Member of International Commitee of Quality; Soon after, I was invited to become International Committee Member of Project Ars Latina. Main goal is to organize art events of high artistic quality, for international artists with Latin origin or background, worldwide. Project Ars Latina is also one of the main projects of Terra dell’Arte.

2006: Italy – Int. Committee Member; as international Commitee Member of Terra dell’Arte International, I worked together with the artistic team of Terra dell’Arte in Macerata – Italy, where we organized a wonderful Art event, where most of the international participating artists were present.

2007: Mexico – Int. Committee Member; as international Committee Member of el Proyecto Ars Latina, I worked with the other members of this artistic team in Tecate, Mejicali and Tijuana – Mexico, organizing huge art events with great artistic level. Most international artists from many countries, all over the world, were present to celebrate these events.

2009: Cuba – Int. Committee Member; as member of the International Committee of Artistic Quality of the International Project Ars Latina, I worked together with the other team members in Havana – Cuba, and again we created a wonder art event of high artistic level. Many participating international artists were also present to celebrate these events.

2012: Member of Artistic Team of Quality; Museum M.I.D.A.C., Museum of International Dynamic and Contemporary Art, Belforte del Chienti – Italy, created a general catalogue. In same year I became one of the members of the Artistic Team of Quality of M.I.D.A.C. Museum.

2013: Start up of Cultural Foundation; as a result of the request made by the artistic leaders of Museum M.I.D.A.C., Italy, and the Cultural Foundations of Terra dell’Arte International and International Art Project Ars Latina, finally we decided to found a Cultural Foundation in The Netherlands, with the name  ‘Cultural Foundation La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte’, with the main goal to create also an artistic platform for national and international artists in The Netherlands.

2014: Inheritance Art Collection:  Cultural Foundation La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte -The Netherlands, inhereted from Cultural Foundation ‘Asociación Malaga On’ – Spain, an Art Collection of more than 1000 artworks of 500 artists, woldwide. This Art Collection has been exhibited in many countries, galleries and museums, all over the world, also by the former artistic leaders of same project.

2014: Foundation of Museum M.A.C. House Leusden; in order to give this inheritage of the International Art Collection DIN A4 a new impulse, we decided to create a museum platform for the participating national and international artists. As a result of this, in 2014 was founded Museum M.A.C. House Leusden, The Netherlands. The 1000 contemporary artworks of same collection is now the main museum collection of M.A.C. House Leusden.

2015: Projectleader of Artistic Residencies: I became also projectleader of Artistic Residencies for International Artists in The Netherlands. In 2015, I organized artistic residencies for the artists Elisa de Almeida (Portugal) and José Hugo Sanchez (Mexico). During the years more and more international artists have become ‘Artist in Residence’ in M.A.C. House Leusden.

2015: Official Opening of Museum M.A.C. House Leusden, The Official Opening Speech was held by formal mayor of Community of Leusden, Annemieke Vermeulen.

2018: Award Gouden K; I was very honoured by receiving an award the ‘Gouden K’, organized by Stichting Kunstweek – Beursfabriek Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, as regards to organizing many museum exhibitions, education projects and artistic residencies for national and international artists.

2018: 6th Years Anniversary and Catalogue Presentation; Cultural Foundation La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte and Museum M.A.C. House Leusden, celebrated their 6th years anniversary. A catalogue was created with all art events we have held in the Netherlands as from 2013 – 2018. Ceremony, Speech and Catalogue Presentation by mayor of Community of Leusden, Gerolf Bouwmeester.

2018: ‘Partner of Cultural Heritage Year 2018’; by organizing in Museum M.A.C. House Leusden the Education Project ‘Awareness of Cultural Heritage’, by presenting two different exhibitions ‘Beladen Erfgoed’ and ‘Cultural Heritage from another Perspective’, Museum M.A.C. House Leusden has become ‘Partner of the European Heritage Year 2018’.

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Toekenning Kunstprijs ‘Gouden K’ ; Op voordracht van de Wethouder van Cultuur, Erik van Beurden van de Gemeente Leusden, heeft Margareth Degeling – Oprichter en Art director van Culturele Stichting La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte en Museum M.A.C. House Leusden op 10 nov. 2018, tijdens de Nationale Kunstdagen in Beursfabriek te Nieuwegein, de Kunstprijs ‘Gouden K’ in ontvangst mogen nemen. Deze Kunstprijs is in het leven geroepen door Stichting Kunstweek en is toegekend vanwege haar uitzonderlijke prestaties m.b.t. het onder de aandacht brengen van Hedendaagse Beeldende Kunst, alsmede (inter) nationale Kunstenaars, ten behoeve van de Culturele Stichting La Casa Holandesa en Museum M.A.C. House Leusden. Het was een grote verrassing en een eer om deze prijs in ontvangst te mogen nemen. Een blijk van waardering van B&W van de Gemeente Leusden en van Stichting Kunstweek. Een grote opsteker voor het Tentoonstellingsbeleid van de Culturele Stichting en Museum M.A.C. House Leusden!

Uitreiking Kunstprijs Gouden K 

met Wethouder van Cultuur, Erik van Beurden en Margareth Degeling, Oprichter en Art-director van Culturele Stichting La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte en Museum M.A.C. House Leusden. Locatie: Beursfabriek Nieuwegein, tijdens de Nationale Kunstdagen, 10 nov.’18

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What represents Cultural Foundation La Casa Holandesa – Terra dell’Arte Leusden? A non-profit organization with the main goal to represent national and international artists by organizing Solo and Group Exhibitions, Artistic Residencies and Eduaction Projects in The Netherlands. The Cultural Foundation works together with an international Team of Artistic Quality, in order to maintain a high artistic level.

What represents M.A.C. House Leusden? A small scale Museum of Contemporary Art, founded in Leusden. Museum works together with an International Commitee of Artistic Quality, in order to maintain the overall artistic quality of each exhibition, education project and artistic residence. Over the years, M.A.C. House decided to represent not only international artists of Project Ars Latina and Terra dell’Arte, DIN A4 project, but also other interesting contemporary artists, who are living in The Netherlands.

Visit Website Museum: www.lacasaholandesa.org

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Leuderkrant jan. ’19 Uitreiking Gouden K door Wethouder van Cultuur, Leusden – Beursfabriek Nieuwegein