Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 1987-1990
    Nola Hatterman Art Institute, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1993-1994
    Transitional year Anton de Kom University, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1994-1995
    Art teacher training, I.O.L., Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1997-1999
    Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica
  • In between
    Participated in several workshops by international artist, Suriname
  • 2005
    Residency at the Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA
  • 2007-2009
    Residency at the Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Work Experience

  • Since 1992
    Artistic employee at the Nola Hatterman Art Academy
  • 2010
    Founder Kibii Wi Foundation and Tembe Art Studio (TAS) in Moengo
  • Since 2010
    Elected as Young Global Leader to the YGL community, part of the World Economic Forum

Awards

  • 1999
    Edna Manley College for Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica, Top Student 1999 graduating class
  • 2003
    Business Finance Art Award, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2005
    First price for outdoor installation Bewegter Wind, Sachsenberg, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011
    Kibii Wi Koni Marcel Pinas The Event, De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2011
    Kibii Wi Koni Marcel Pinas The Event, comprehensive exhibition of installations, KKF, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2011
    Kibii Wi Koni Marcel Pinas The Event, Moengo, Suriname
  • 2011
    Kibri A Kulturu, Bergen NH, the Netherlands
  • 2011
    Kibii Wi Koni, Camp de la Transportation, St. Laurent, French Guiana
  • 2009
    Kibii Wi, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, the Netherlands
  • 2009
    Kibri a Kulturu, Het Gemak, The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2008
    Beddington Fine Art Gallery, Bargemon, France
  • 2007
    Kibri a Kulturu, Cayenne, French Guiana
  • 2007
    Marcel Pinas, Artlease/Contemporary Art, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2007
    Herman Krikhaar, Sallernes, France
  • 2006
    Kibii Wi, Camp de la Transportation, St. Laurent, French Guiana
  • 2006
    Kibri a Kulturu, Exhibition and catalogue presentation, Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2003
    Tembe, Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2003
    Kibri a Kulturu, French Guiana
  • 2002
    Kibri a Kulturu, Paramaribo, Suriname

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2011
    About Change, World Bank, Washington DC, USA
  • 2011
    Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean interventions, OAS, Washington DC, USA
  • 2010
    Kunst is Kracht, Readytex Art Gallery in De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2010
    National Art Fair (NK '10), Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2010
    Lilly's Galerie, The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2010
    Sribi Switi, San e Psa, Pulchri Studio, The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2010
    Paramaribo SPAN, DSB Bank, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2010
    Bienale du Marronage, Matoury, French Guiana
  • 2010
    Sure Suriname, Arti 10, The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2009
    8 December public art installation, Fort Zeelandia, Suriname
  • 2009
    National Art Fair (NK '09), Suriname
  • 2009
    Licht aan Zee, Kunstuitleen/Kunsthal Den Helder, the Netherlands
  • 2009
    Kréyol Factory, Paris, France
  • 2009
    Havana Biennial, Cuba
  • 2009
    Wakaman, Fort Zeelandia, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2008
    De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2008
    Open Ateliers, Rijksacademie Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2008
    MK Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008
    Art Fair, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2007
    Latitudes 2007, Paris, France
  • 2007
    National Art Fair (NK '07), Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2007
    Open Ateliers, Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2007
    Art Move, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2007
    Infinite Island-Contemporary Caribbean Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
  • 2006
    Latitudes 2006, Paris, France
  • 2006
    Holland Art Fair, The Hague, the Netherlands
  • 2006
    Kunst uitgepakt, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, the Netherlands
  • 2005
    Moved Wind Art, Sachsenberg, Germany
  • 2005
    Open House Exhibition Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2004
    Paris Cayenne, French Guiana
  • 2004
    Open House Exhibition Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2003
    Art Gallery Otrabanda Vieja, Riffort Village, Curaçao
  • 2003
    Galerie De Pauw, Buren, the Netherlands
  • 2003
    Erfenis van Slavernij, Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2003
    Ancestral Whispers, Bolivar Gallery, Jamaica
  • 2003
    Exotic Caribbean, Museum Tongerlohuys, Roosendaal, the Netherlands

Outdoor Installations

  • 2011
    Faaka Tiki, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 2008
    Moiwana Monument, district Marowijne, Suriname
  • 2008
    Faaka Tiki, Moengo, Suriname
  • 2007
    Afaka, Abadoekondre, Suriname
  • 2006
    Kiki wi Totem, Fort Zeelandia, Suriname
  • 2005
    Kokolampu for the occasion of 30 years independence, opposite Fort Zeelandia, Suriname
  • 2005
    Sanfika, Sachsenberg, Germany
  • 2004
    Fu Memre Moiwana, district Marowijne, Suriname