Anneke Muijlwijk is a visual artist who draws on knowledge gained in the fields of Human Geography, Town Planning and Social Science. Through a focus on landscape and everyday activities represented in drawings, paintings, watercolours and prints, she considers people-place relationships, addressing issues of identity, belonging and the environment.
She completed her MFA in 2010 and since has participated in six international Artist-in-Residencies: in Portugal, Spain, USA (New York and Vermont 2x) and in Greece.
In 2007 she was the winner of the Meridian Energy Art Competition, in 2013 she was one of the artists selected for the Chorus & CHART Public Art Project (her art can still be viewed on the broadband cabinet located on Kiripaka Road, Whangarei) and in 2017 she was one of the finalist of the Parkin Drawing Prize with her work Safety Plan with Dog.
Anneke’s work has been exhibited and sold to private collectors in New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the USA.
Currently she is working on a solo exhibition to be held in the Whangarei Art Museum in April 2018.
She is also working a building a Studio and Retreat on the Tutukaka coast, with the intention to provide quality studio space and accommodation for artists and art-minded people.
Apart from working on her art, Anneke is self-employed as a counsellor and mediator.
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