Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA

Name Tessa van de Meerendonk
City The Hague, the Netherlands
E-mail address see my contact page

EDUCATION

2008 – 2012 Textile & Fashion design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
April 2011 Collection workshop by Niels Klavers from KlaversvanEngelen
September 2010 – April 2011 Moulage course by Gerrit Uittenbogaard
September 2009 – March 2011 Minor Art & Business at Leiden University
November - December 2010 Shoemaking course by Catherine Willems
March – May 2010 Shoemaking course by Hanneke van Weijen
September 2009 Fur course at Fur Lab
December 2006 & July 2007 Lessons in constructing garments and drawing patterns by master tailor G.J.M. Diederen
September 2006 – July 2008 Sewing course by Bernadette Drenth
December 2006 - May 2008 Part-time student at the school for Young Talent at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
February 2005 - June 2006 Art class at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague in collaboration with Bonaventuracollege in Leiden
2002 – 2008 Bonaventuracollege in Leiden, pre-university secondary education

EXPERIENCE

November 2011 – present Part-time sales assistant at De Boerenbonthal Stoffen in The Hague
November 2011 – June 2012 Chief editor of Made for | Made by #4 – graduation magazine of the Textile & Fashion department at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
12 July – 22 October 2011 Internship at Eleykishimoto LTD. in London
October - November 2009 Assisting Residence de la Mode (public component of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Awards) in The Hague
February 2008 Assisting The Fringe Project of Henrik Vibskov and Andreas Emenius for the Zeeuws Museum in Middelburg

EXPOSITIONS

9 June – 21 July 2013 Participant of Hurray! exhibition at the Arnhem Mode Biennale
6 – 10 February 2013 Participant of OBJECT Rotterdam - fair for contemporary design
1 September – 28 November 2012 Exposition at Christie’s Haarmode in The Hague
28 July - 8 December 2012 Exposition at Koenders Makelaardij / Art Gallery in The Hague
30 June – 7 July 2012 Graduation exposition at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
16 – 20 June 2012 Exposition during the Textile & Fashion Parcours in The Hague
15 March 2008 Exhibition during RockNRave at LVC, the centre for pop culture in Leiden