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    MONUMENTAL ARTWORKS AND SERIES  
       

1979

WRESTLERS

Sporting Centre Groningen, Holland

Freestone, 1.50 m.


ULNA 

Twenthe Natl. Museum, Enschede, Holland.

Three bronzes on freestone, 1.33 m.

1980 FISH Town Hall, Community of Bedum, Holland  Bronze, length 1,33 m.

1981

VERTEBRA   

Prison Groningen, Holland.

Bronze on black granite, 1.20 m.


ANTS 

Venema Car Parts, Groningen, Holland.

Bronze relief, 60x80 cm.


FEATHER   

Cultural Centre, Groningen Holland.

Bronze, 2.50 m.

1982

MONSTRUM 

Park Oude Held, Groningen, Holland.

Bronze, height 1.85 m.

1983

BEES

Social Work Dept., Groningen, Holland.

3 Honeycombs with 58 bees, bronze.

1984

MAN IN RECLINING CHAIR 

Bataviastraat, Groningen, Holland.

Bronze, 1.85 m.


DRECKSCHNABEL

Bij de Sluis, Groningen, Holland.

Bronze, 2.40 m.

1985

GOLDEN RIDER   

Annual Bike Fair Trophy.

Bronze, 25 cm.


BEE

Gift to Princess Juliana of the Netherlands.

Bronze, 35 cm.


SENTINEL   

Fortress of Bourtange, Holland.

Bronze, 2.20 m.


MAN WITH DOG-CART     

Oude Pekela, Holland.

Bronze, length 4m. x 1.85m.


SKYLINE   

Gift Construction Co., Stadskanaal, Holland.

Bronze, 20 cm., 110 pcs.


FALLING FIGURE

Cemetery  Winschoten, Holland.

Oak and Finnish granite, 1.60 m.

1986

HEADLINE 

Nat'l. Journalists Assoc.  Annual Press Award.

2 Bronzes on freestone, 20 cm.


PEDLAR     

Town Hall, Oude Pekela, Holland.

Bronze, 2.35 m.


SHIPTOWING PEOPLE

Pekelder Hoofddiep, Oude Pekela, Holland.

Bronze, 1.80x2x1 m.


PEATDIGGERS

Noorderstreet, Sappemeer, Holland.

Bronze, copper, 3.50 x2x1 m.

1987

ALTEA TROPHY

Annual Award Altea Hotels.

Bronze, 45 cm.


ILL WEEDS GROW APACE

Pekelahof, Oude Pekela, Holland.

7 Bronzes from 1.20 m up to 3.50 m.

1988

SEASIGHT     

Town Hall Delfzijl, Holland. 

15 Bronzes, 8 granite sculpt. 6x25x8 m.


NEWSPAPER

Annual Press Award.

Bronze, 40 cm.

1989

FLOATING FORMS 

House rental Co., Groningen, Holland.

2 Copper forms, length 2 m.

 

 

FLORIN   

ABN/AMRO District Bank, Assen, Holland.

2 Copper forms, length 2.10 m.


HOROWITZ

Philips DAP plant at Drachten, Holland.

Bronze, stainl. steel, granite, 3.20 m.

1990

CLAYPRESS 

Oostwold, gem.Scheemda, Holland.

2x Basalt, bronze, 2.60 m. and 2.20 m.


PEATFORM   

Weiteveen, Schoonebeek, Holland.

Basalt and bronze, length 4.60 m.


PROFILE-FORM 

Weiteveen, Schoonebeek, Holland.

Basalt and bronze, height 2.60 m.


DRAGGED LINES   

Highway Construction Centre, Groningen, Holland.

3 x Copper 1.60x1.20x0.90 m.


FLAGS

Design for Federal Highway Dept.,  Germany.

Noise reducing sculpture chain.

1991

HOSPITALITY

Altea Hotel Group, Holland.

Bronze series, height 44 cm.


LABRYS 

Collection 't Hooft, Groningen, Holland.

Glass, bronze, stone. 74x90x150 cm.


SWAN

Coll. Klinkenberg, Emmendingen, Germany.

Copper, length 150 cm.


CATENA

Collection Langeland, Mol, Belgium.

White granite, bronze. Heigth 3,60 m.


CLOUDS AND CANALS

Ommelanderwijk, Veendam, Holland.

White granite, copper, 4.5x2.5x2 m.

1992

STONE OF  WISDOM

Collection Ober, Emmendingen, Germany.

Granite, copper,concrete, 4.60 m.


LOST TOWERS

Weiwerd cemetery and Heveskes, Delfzijl, Holland.

Copper. Height 2,30 and 2.40 m.


FEDERA

Park The Braak, Eelde, Holland.

Stone, bronze, 3.80 & 5.60 m high.


FLYING START

KLM Flight Academy, Eelde Airport, Holland.

Copper, lenght 5.60 m.


CAPRICOLONNA

Collection Langeland, Mol, Belgium.

Basalt, bronze, steel. Height 2,50 m.


BLACK SEED

Collection Langeland, Mol, Belgium.

Freestone and bronze, length 85 cm.


DOUBLE ACTION

Collection Houben, Drachten, Holland.

White granite and brass.Heigth 2.15 m.


INCLOSURE

Collection Jaeggi, Groningen, Holland.

Granite and freestone torsi, 96 cm.


SQUARE

Freemasons Lodge, Groningen, Holland.

Brass on granite 8 x 8 meter.

1993

TERRA INCOGNITA

Tasman-monument, Lutjegast, Holland.

Bronze, coastshaped pool 8.5 x 5.8 m.


CRANE

Collection De Ruiter, Groningen, Holland.

Brass, height 1m

1994

HOROWITZ

100 miniatures for Philips GM's worldwide.

Bronze, stainl.steel,granite, 38 cm high.

 

1995

MASTERMARKS

Creative ideas Philips Customer Day 1995.

Plant Drachten, 1800 employees.


POLE VAULTER

Philips plant, Drachten, Holland.

Steel,15 m.x10 m., 1176 cutout marks.


TWO-MASTER

Primary school, Groningen, Holland.   

Steel, 2.60 and 2.40 m. high.

1996

JOHANNES VAN VLOTEN

Humanists memorial, Deventer. Holland.

Bronze, 3.90 m., width 2 m.


PORTRAIT PROF.BOERING

Dental Instit. Groningen University, Holland.

Steel, 50 x 40 cm.


TRIPLE TARGET

Dental Instit. Groningen University, Holland.

Bronze, various stones, 70 cm.


CRAWL

Swimming pool, Tiel, Holland.

Bronzes,  white granite, 5 m. and 4 m.

1997

EXCEL

25 objects, Philips DAP, Hong Kong, China.

Bronze, copper and brass, 25 cm.


POLE-VAULTER TROPHY

100 Gifts for Philips DAP Suppliers, worldwide.

Copper, height 37 cm.


PORTRAIT KEUNING-HALL

Med. Institute Groningen University, Holland.

Steel, 60x70 cm.


BUCKWHEAT & SPADES   

Nijeveen, Meppel, Holland.

Steel and copper. Height 7.50 m.

1998

GODWIT       

Zoeterwoude, Holland.

Bronze on French chalk, 1.80 m.


GRASS-SPARROWS

Rijnwoude, Holland.

Bronze on steel, height 5 m.


BLACK STERNS

Rijnwoude, Holland.

Bronze on copper, height 2 mtr.


MEMORIAL STONE

Sculptural memory, Vianen, Holland.

Granite, steel, ingots, 2.40 m. long.


MEMORIAL SCULPTURES

Graveyard and home Oranjewoud, Holland.

Stone, copper, steel 1,35 m.


THE LEAP

Philips DAP, Zhuhai, Guangzhou China.

Copper, stainless steel  6,12m. high.


TALENT

New Academy, Groningen, Holland.

100 coins in bronze.


FREIA

Sculpture & 20 miniatures Freia Com., Gron., Holland.

Copper 3,60 m.high + 50 cm. bronzes.


SOLIDARITY

Randag collection Groningen, Holland.

Steel, red & white granite, 2 m. high.

1999

PETRUS CAMPER

VIP-room Groningen University, Holland.

Steel, 1,5 m.


SUPPORT

16 sculptures, Philips, Drachten, Holland.

Steel and stone, 50 cm.


SOUNDSTONES

Q.I.T.-trophy, Philips Hong Kong, China.

Bronze on green marble, 54 cm.


GRACE

10 small memorial family sculptures.

Bronze on freestone, 16 cm.

 

 

FIGURES

ABN/Amro Distr. Bank, Groningen, Holland.

Steel, height 2 m.

2000

JAN GERKO WIEBENGA

Hanzehogeschool, Groningen, Holland.

Steel portrait, 3 m. high.


MONTGOLFIERE

Biannual Trophy J. Modderman Foundation.

Bronze, 45 cm.


PEAT-SHIPPING

Cingelkolk, Zwartsluis, Holland.

Steel, granite and fountains, 5 m.


ATTACHMENT

Femmie Juffer collection, Utrecht, Holland.

3 Bronzes on freestone, 60 cm.


THE OTHER PERSON

Portrait Exec.Vice President Philips DAP.

White granite, stainless steel, 70 cm.


PEAT-SHIPPING

62 miniatures from Zwartsluis' commission.

Copper, steel, marble, 50 cm.


FIGURED FASHION

Bertram Fashion, Assen, Holland.

Steel, height 1,20 mtr.

2001

GAMMA

Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Holland.

Steel, 4,5 mtr. high.


CARDAN

RBO Education Brokers, Groningen Holland.

7 x 50 cm. high steel and red granite.


FACE TO FACE

Luuk Swiers collection, Zundert, Holland

Steel and granite, 1,75 mtr.

2002

ENTRANCE GATES

Borgercompagnie, Holland.

Steel and stone, 3, 3 m. high.


STORY FROM AFAR

Borgercompagnie, Holland.

Steel and copper, 3.5 m. high.


FARMERS, CITIZENS, FOREIGNERS

Borgercompagnie, Holland.

Steel and copper, 4,75 m. high.


HUGGING MONSTERS

Cromstrijen, Holland.   

Bronze on steel base, 1.6 m.

2003

OUTLAWED I, II & III

Kornalijn-park, Groningen, Holland

3 x Coated steel and bronze, 6 mtr.


CROSSING BORDERS

Siebengewald, Gem. Bergen(L), Holland

Stone, steel, bronze, 3,50m. high


MEMORIALS

Two private memorial artworks, no specifications

Stone, copper, steel.


EXEL

Philips Singapore

6 Sculptures, bronze, copper, brass.

2004

MILKBOATMAN

Belt-Schutsloot, Holland

Coated steel, length 3,5, high 2,75 mtr.


TRACKS TEACH TIMES

Dinxperlo, Holland

Coated steel and granite, high 4,5 mtr.


PORTRAIT PROF. FABER

Institute of Physics and Maths, Groningen University

Coated steel, high 90 cm.

2005

SOUTHERN SEASIGHT

City of Harderwijk, Holland

Marble, bronze, steel, 3,5x5x7 mtr.


MOVING ART ORANGE

Chinese-Dutch Art project for Nanjing businesses

Initiator and Project leadership

 

 

A HEART CREATES

350 Christmas gifts for Salvation Army employees

Steel cut 3-D poem 21x30 cm.

2006

HOROWITZ

2 Quality Awards Philips DAP

Bronze, granite, steel, 40 cm.


REEDS AND SEEDS

DSM Jinling, Nanjing, China.

Resin on staal base, 4.30 mtr. high.


SUCCESS

DSM Jinling, Nanjing, China

Resin on steel base, 1.80 mtr. high.

2007

FREEDOM IS IN THE MIND

Prince Claus Conservatory, Groningen, Holland

Steel portrait, calligraphy, 4x2x0,4 mtr.


1 TEAM 1 GOAL

DNCC Chemical Company, Nanjing, China

5 meter high, recycled steel structure.

2008

WiFiTHOR

Pop Culture Academy, Leeuwarden, Holland

Steel, LED flash and WiFi portal.


SKILLS SCROLL TIME

Oschatz Energy & Environment Nanjing , China

Coated steel with stone basis, 9 x 8 mtr.

2009

IN DER WELT ZU HAUSE

Portrait Dr. H.J. Schrag, Oschatz, Essen, Germany

1 x 1,40 coated steel on background.


FREIA

28 miniatures for Freia Com., Gron., Holland.

Bronzes on socle, high 50 cm.

2010 CONNECTION Oschatz Enerji A.S., Izmit, Turkey Steel on granite base, 11 meters high
2011 CONNECTION Miniatures for Oschatz Enerji A.S., Izmit, Turkey 435 small 70 mm. 3D prints, handcolored
  DIRTY BIRD Drug Art Museum, Beijing, China Performance about pollution
  A ROUNDABOUT US Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Drachten, Holland Steel cloud with LED illuminated elements
2012 CITY SPADES Stadskanaal, Holland Steel, 8 meter high
  THE WORKERS THRONES Stadskanaal, Holland Steel, 3 sculptures, each 3,5 meter high.
  MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND, CREATIVE DIAGNOSIS Huang Yao Art Museum, Beijing, China Museum Installation with raw fish, 6 meter high. Curator Creative Diagnosis
  SOUL CAR Shang Shan Art Museum, Beijing, China Foam on wheels, length 6 meter
  GRONINGEN SCULPTORS II Group Exhibition, Hortus Botanicus, Haren, Holland 3 Sculptures
2014 CLEANING THE SOUL Special guest, group exhibition Yuan Art Museum, Beijing Museum Installation, Mixed media, 3,5 x 6 meter
       

 

   EXHIBITIONS  
       
1975 Hans Mes Werkplaats Bakkeveen, Bakkeveen, Holland  
1979 Minerva Art Academy Groningen Museum, Groningen, Holland  

60 Years Communist Party   De Klinker Museum, Winschoten, Holland  

Minerva Art Academy Singer Museum, Laren, Holland  
1980 Hans Mes Wiek XX Gallery, Groningen, Holland  

Groningen Monumental Art I Rosarium and Museum De Klinker, Winschoten, Holland  

Groningen Artists Gazendam Gallery, Groningen, Holland  
1980 Hans Mes Veenlust Museum, Veendam, Holland  
1982 Hans Mes HPart Architects, Assen, Holland  

Groningen Monumental Art II De Klinker Museum, Winschoten, Holland  
1982 Hans Mes Ina Broerse Gallery, Laren, Holland  
1983 Empty City Spaces De Faun Museum, Groningen Holland  
1984 1984 - Orwell's children Oosterpoort Museum, Groningen, Holland  
1987 Commissioned Art  Oosterpoort Museum, Groningen, Holland  
2001 Outward with an Insight Freemasons Lodge, Groningen, Holland  
2008 Weightlessness Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China  
2011 Drug Art Drug Art Museum, Songzhuang, Beijing, China  
2012 Sculptors of Groningen Hortus, Haren, Holland  

Creative Diagnosis Huang Yao Museum, Songzhuang, Beijing, China  

Opening Exhibition Shang Shan Museum, Songzhuang, Beijing, China  
2014 The Body of Soul Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, China  
       

  AWARDS  
       
2013 Candidate Award Nanjing Youth Olypmpic Games International Sculpture Competition